High Thermal Effusivity Nanocarbon Materials for Resonant Thermal Energy Harvesting

Ge Zhang, Volodymyr B. Koman, Tafsia Shikdar, Ronald J. Oliver, Natalia Perez-Lodeiro, Michael S. Strano

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Carbon nanomaterials have extraordinary thermal properties, such as high conductivity and stability. Nanocarbon combined with phase change materials (PCMs) can yield exceptionally high thermal effusivity composites optimal for thermal energy harvesting. The progress in synthesis and processing of high effusivity materials, and their application in resonant energy harvesting from temperature variations is reviewed.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2006752
StatePublished - Mar 6 2021
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2021-03-09
Acknowledged KAUST grant number(s): OSR-2015-Sensors-2700
Acknowledgements: The authors acknowledge King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), under award OSR-2015-Sensors-2700, for their financial support regarding this project.
This publication acknowledges KAUST support, but has no KAUST affiliated authors.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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