Thermal Conductivity Research Paper Database

Thermtest has compiled the world’s largest thermal conductivity academic paper database. All research papers are searchable by method, authors, keywords, and titles.

The research paper database is dedicated to the Transient Plane Source (TPS), Transient Hot Wire (THW), Transient Line Source (TLS), and Guarded Heat Flow Meter (GHFM). These techniques offer a wide range of applications, which is represented by more than 1000 papers represented in the database!

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Thermal Conductivity Paper Database Balandin

Alexander A. Balandin

Professor Alexander A. Balandin received his MS degree Summa Cum Laude in Applied Physics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia, and PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, USA. In 1999, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Riverside, where he is presently the University of California Presidential Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering. In 2008, Professor Balandin experimentally discovered the extremely high thermal conductivity of graphene, explained it theoretically and proposed a range of thermal management applications – from thermal interface materials to graphene-based lateral heat spreaders.

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Dr. Silas E. Gustafsson

Dr. Silas Gustafsson has spent his lifetime researching thermal properties; in a career spanning 50 years he has published over 75 papers, inspiring countless further research projects as his work has been cited more than 1200 times. In 1989 he filed a patent for what would become the Transient Plane Source (TPS) system, a result of his research in the design and development of thermal conductivity measurement equipment. As the founder of Hot Disk AB, he has built a company that provides both industry and academia with a convenient and accurate thermal conductivity testing product.

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Thermal Conductivity Paper Database Gustavsson

Dr. Mattias Gustavsson

Dr. Mattias Gustavsson earned his PhD in 2000 from the Chalmers University of Technology and has spent his career working with the Hot Disk TPS products in the field of thermal conductivity. As the CEO and Vice-President of Research and Development at Hot Disk AB, he has overseen the development of state of the art thermal conductivity measurement equipment. His work has expanded the capabilities of the Hot Disk system, and he has built strong partnerships with both academia and industry. Dr. Gustavsson’s published work spans two decades, making an invaluable contribution to thermal conductivity knowledge.

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Dr. Yi He

Dr. Yi He is most recently known for his extensive research on the thermal characterization of electronic packaging materials, for Intel. He graduated from Sichuan University with a BSc in Solid State Physics and then went on to earn his MSc in Physics at the University of Waterloo. While earning his PhD in Physics from the University of Virginia, He, along with some other colleagues were the first to discover aluminum-based amorphous alloys. He then moved on to do Post-Doctoral Research at Los Alamos University, where he continued his studies on quasicrystalline alloys and metallic glasses. Today, He focuses his research efforts on the thermal expansion, viscoelastic properties of underfills, electronic molding compounds, and substrate related material, to improve the materials used in electronic packaging.

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Thermal Conductivity Paper Database Dale P. Bent

Dale P. Bentz

Dale P. Bentz has built a distinguished career as a Chemical Engineer with the Inorganic Materials Group of the Materials and Structural Systems Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland. An expert in the field of concrete and building materials research and development, he has published 330 papers which have been cited over 6,400 times. He has made invaluable contributions to understanding the properties of cement based and fire resistive materials. His dedication and contributions to his field have been recognized with numerous prestigious awards.

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Thermal Conductivity Paper Database Bijan Adl-Zarrabi

Bijan Adl-Zarrabi

Bijan Adl-Zarrabi graduated from the Chalmers University of Technology in 1989. Presently, Adl-Zarrabi holds a position as Research Group Leader at the Chalmers University of Technology, for the division of Building and Technology. Adl-Zarrabi focuses most of his research efforts on heat and moisture transfer in buildings and infrastructure. Adl-Zarrabi also has a vast knowledge with respect to the characterization of thermal properties of various materials and components. When not researching, Adl-Zarrabi can be found in the lecture halls of the Chalmers University of Technology, where he holds a position as associated professor.

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Thermal Conductivity Paper Database Dr. Chia-Jyi Liu

Dr. Chia-Jyi Liu

Chia-Jyi Liu graduated from John’s Hopkins University in 1991, where he earned his Ph.D. in Material Physics and Chemistry. Presently, Liu is a distinguished professor at the National Changua University of Education in Taiwan. Here, Liu focuses his studies on developing technically advanced materials, such as thermoelectrics. When not in the lab or in lecture halls, Liu can be found editing for The Scientific World Journal: Condensed Matter Physics, as an editorial board member, or editing for Frontiers: Nanostructured thermoelectric composites, as a Lead Guest Editor.

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Thermal Conductivity Paper Database Dr. Alain Celzard

Dr. Alain Celzard

While attending the University Henri Poincare (Nancy, France), Celzard received a Master’s Degree in Chemical Physics in 1992, and a PhD in Materials Science in 1995. Since 2005, Celzard has held the post of full-time professor at l’École Nationale Supérieure des Technologies et Industries du Bois, engineering school in Epinal, France. Celzard’s interests include applications in catalysis, depollution, energy and gas storage, with disordered, porous and related materials such as composites, nanoporous adsorbents and macroporous solid foams. Celzard has accomplished many academic achievements over the years, and has been awarded many honors at national and international levels.

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Thermal Conductivity Paper Database Dr. Antonio Pizzi

Dr. Antonio Pizzi

Dr. Antonio Pizzi is an Industrial Research Chemist at the University of Lorraine. Over the years, Pizzi has received a Chemistry Doctorate from the University of Rome, Italy, a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontein South Africa, as well as a Science Doctorate in Wood Science, from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. In 2012-2013, Pizzi was deemed one of the most highly cited researchers in the materials science field. Pizzi’s interests include polycondensation resins and adhesives, as well as resins derived from renewable resources, polymers and composites. Pizzi has earned several International awards and recognitions for his work in wood science and engineering.

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Thermal Conductivity Paper Database Featured Author Dr. Ralph B. Dinwiddie


Dr. Ralph B. Dinwiddie

Dr. Dinwiddie received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Physics from Stockton University, and later received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Physics, at the University of Delaware. Dinwiddie has since served as a Research Scientist for Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he controls and processes high-speed infrared imaging and video, while also measuring and mapping thermal diffusivity of condensed materials. For his efforts in the field of thermal transport, Dinwiddie was awarded the Thermal Conductivity Award in 2007. In 2013, Dinwiddie, along with his colleagues, received the R&D 100 Award, recognizing the 100 most technologically significant products introduced in 2013, for the development of the SYMMETRIX HPX-F Nanocomposite Separator, for improved safety and thermal stability of the lithium ion battery.

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Thermal Conductivity Paper Database Featured Author Dr. Ralph B. Dinwiddie


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Dr. Daniel Cederkrantz

Dr. Daniel Cederkrantz earned his PhD in material science from the Chalmers University of Technology. With over 10 years of experience, he is an expert user in thermal conductivity measurements using the Hot Disc technique. Cederkrantz has spent his career working with Hot Disk AB and Kagaku Analys AB, where he works as Chief Strategist and Product Manager. Dr. Cederkrantz has accomplished many academic achievements over the years, and more recently was granted a patent for his work on hoof analysis.

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Dr. Hsin Wang

Dr. Hsin Wang has built a distinguished career in Research and Development, with the scattering and thermophysics group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Wang attended New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, where he graduated with a MS and PhD in Ceramic Science. An expert in the field of transport properties and energy conversion materials, Dr. Wang is an active member of various international societies, including the American Ceramic Society, Materials Research Society, and the International Thermoelectric Society.

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Thermal Conductivity Paper Database Featured Author Hsin Wang


thermal conductivity paper database Lars Wadsö


Dr. Lars Wadsö

After developing an interest in science and engineering from a very young age, Dr. Lars Wadsö studied engineering physics at Lund University in Sweden and continued his education at the University as a PhD student, studying wood-water relations. Since graduating, Dr. Wadsö has remained in the Division of Building Materials as a professor and head of laboratory research. As a co-author of papers from a wide variety of research fields, Dr. Wadsö’s research interests range from topics on cement science, to food science.

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Julia A. King

Dr. Julia King graduated from Purdue University with a BSc in Chemical Engineering in 1982, and then went on to earn her MSc and PhD in Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, at the University of Wyoming. After graduating, Dr. King worked as a Process Control Engineer and Process Engineer at Exxon USA from 1989 to 1993 and went on to become the Director of the Carbon Materials Science Center, at DuPont USA. With research interests on the topic of composite materials, Dr. King analyzes the effects of adding various carbon fillers to thermoplastic polymers, to produce thermally conductive resins.

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Thermal Conductivity Paper Database Featured Author Julia King



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 Thermal Conductivity Applications Aerogels


Investigate the delicate physical properties, and the extremely low thermal conductivity of aerogels, for their use in thermal and acoustic insulation.

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Boron Nitride

Thermally conductive Boron Nitride may be used as fillers and in films of many composites to enhance their thermal performance.

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Carbon Nanotubes

Discover the extraordinary thermal properties of single- and multi-walled carbon nanotubes, in the 50+ research articles found in our database.

Thermal Conductivity Applications Ceramics


Use our selection of over 40 research articles related to ceramics, to discover their heat resistant and insulative nature.

Thermal Conductivity Applications Coatings


Investigating the thermal conductivity of various coatings, for their use as thermal barriers.

Thermal Conductivity Applications Concrete


Explore the high temperature resistance and impeccable strength capabilities of various concrete mixtures, for use in construction.

Thermal Conductivity Applications Construction


Advancing building materials, such as wood and insulation, to ensure the highest of quality and the safest of products are used in construction.

Thermal Conductivity Applications Copper


Identifying the effects of copper on the thermal conductivity of phase change materials and polymer composites.

Thermal Conductivity Applications Thermal Energy Storage

Energy Storage

Discover the variety of methods, such as fuel cell diffusion media, to advance our access to more eco-friendly energy sources.

Thermal Conductivity Applications Fillers


Investigate the customization of materials by adding fillers, to modify their physical and thermal properties, with the 50+ research papers in our database.

 Thermal Conductivity Applications Fire Protection

Fire Protection

Providing insight on safer housing; enhancing novel protective coatings to maximize fire resistance in building materials.

 Thermal Conductivity Applications Fuel Cell Diffusion Media

Fuel Cell

Monitoring the thermal conductivity of a new energy efficient and economically friendly power source alternative.

Thermal Conductivity Applications Glass


Discovering the thermal conductivity of glass based products, such as fiberglass for their use in construction.

Thermal Conductivity Applications Graphene


Investigating the thermal conductivity of graphene composites for use as thermal interface materials, or phase change materials.

 Thermal Conductivity Applications Graphite Sheets

Graphite Sheets

A thermal conductive review of pyrolytic graphite sheets, for their use in many Panasonic electronics as heat spreaders.

 Thermal Conductivity Applications Nanocomposites


Using nanoparticles as reinforcing materials within a matrix, to ultimately improve physical strength and thermal conductivity of the composite.

 Thermal Conductivity Applications Nanofluids


Follow the research of improving the thermal efficiency of coolants, with the addition of nanoparticles, in over 60 scholarly papers.

 Thermal Conductivity Applications Nanoparticles


Investigating the size dependent properties of nanoparticles for improving the thermal properties of nano-refrigerants, -fluids, -textiles, and -composites.

 Thermal Conductivity Applications Phase Change Materials

Phase Change Materials

Investigating potential phase change materials as an aid to enhance renewable energy storage.

 Thermal Conductivity Applications Polymer Composites

Polymer Composites

Identifying polymers suitable for use in composites for a variety of applications, while investigating the anisotropic properties they may have.

 Thermal Conductivity Applications Resin


Enhancing the thermal conductivity of resins, with fillers, for use as adhesives in the thermal management of electronics.

 Thermal Conductivity Applications Silicone Materials

Silicone Materials

Customizing polydimethylsiloxane by adding fillers to modify the physical and thermal properties of the silicone.

 Thermal Conductivity Applications Thermal Insulation

Thermal Insulation

Improving the thermal efficiency of industrial and household buildings, with innovative insulation materials.

 Thermal Conductivity Applications Thermal Interface Materials

Thermal Interface Materials

Discovering potential thermal interface materials and filler products, to extend the lifespan of electronic devices.

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