The influence of nanoparticle type on the viscosity of nanoenhanced energy storage materials

The use of nanoparticles to improve the thermal properties of low thermal conductivity phase change materials is of significant interest. However, the addition of nanoparticles to a base fluid is known to result in an increase in viscosity. An increase in viscosity can suppress convective currents,...

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Authors: K. Hess, Amy S. Fleischer
Conference Location: San Francisco, CA
Conference Dates: July 6-9, 2015
Proceedings Title: ASME 2015 International Technical Conference and Exhibition on Packaging and Integration of Electronic and Photonic Microsystems, InterPACK 2015, collocated with the ASME 2015 13th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels
Format: Conference Proceeding
Language: English
Published: 2015