Numerical Investigation of the Thermal Conductivity of Graphite Nanofibers

The thermal conductivity of graphite nano-fibers (GNFs) with different styles is predicted computationally. GNFs are formed as basal planes of graphene stacked based on the catalytic configuration. The large GNF thermal conductivity relative to a base phase change material (PCM) may lead to improved...

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Author: Masoud Hakak Khadem
Degree Work Type: Dissertation (Ph.D.)
Institution: Villanova University
Format: Degree Work
Language: English
Published: 2013
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