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Roberts, Nicholas
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, August 2010

Research Information

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, August 2010

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Ph.D. Dissertation
Thermal Rectification in Nanostructured Boundaries and Interfaces

Ph.D. Advisor

Greg Walker

Ph.D. Committee
Deyu Li
Clare McCabe
Robert Pitz
Alvin Strauss

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Selected Publications

A review of thermal rectification observations and models in solid materials. Roberts, NA; Walker, DG, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THERMAL SCIENCES, 50, 648-662 , (2011)

Convective Performance of Nanofluids in Commercial Electronics Cooling Systems. Roberts, NA; Walker, DG, APPLIED THERMAL ENGINEERING, 30, 2499-2504 , (2010)

Phonon wave-packet simulations of Ar/Kr interfaces for thermal rectification. Roberts, NA; Walker, DG, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 108, 123515 , (2010)

Molecular dynamics simulation of thermal conductivity of nanocrystalline composite films. Roberts, NA; Walker, DG; Li, DY, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER, 52, 2002-2008 , (2009)

 
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