Category: Transient Plane Source
Abstract: In this study, graphene nanoplatelets (GNP) and multi-walled carbon nanotube fillers (MWCNT) were simultaneously added to a polycarbonate matrix, in an attempt to improve thermal conductivity. Thermal conductivities of the composites were measured at room temperature using a Hot Disk TPS 2500 S. Results show that MWCNTs can improve thermal conductivity by filling gaps between GNPs. Additionally, a small amount of well dispersed MWCNTs increased thermal conductivity by 23% compared to composites containing only GNPs.
Reference: Composites: Part A (2016), 88: 79-85