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Enhancement of thermal interface materials with carbon nanotube arrays
Abstract This paper describes an experimental study of thermal contact conductance enhancement enabled by carbon nanotube (CNT) arrays synthesized directly on silicon wafers using plasma-enhancedExpand
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Contact mechanics and thermal conductance of carbon nanotube array interfaces
A model is developed in this work to predict the thermal contact resistance of carbon nanotube (CNT) array interfaces with CNT arrays synthesized directly on substrate surfaces. An analytical modelExpand
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3-Omega Measurements of Vertically Oriented Carbon Nanotubes on Silicon
An exploratory thermal interface structure, made of vertically oriented carbon nanotubes directly grown on a silicon substrate, has been thermally characterized using a 3-omega method. The effectiveExpand
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Surface effects on photoluminescence of single ZnO nanowires
The influence of surface effects on the temperature dependent photoluminescence (PL) spectra from individual ZnO nanowires has been studied. It is found that the surface effects of the nanowire areExpand
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Cu2ZnSnS4 Hierarchical Microspheres as an Effective Counter Electrode Material for Quantum Dot Sensitized Solar Cells
We explore the application of Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) microspheres as an effective counter electrode material for low-cost and high-efficiency quantum dot sensitized solar cells (QDSSCs). NearlyExpand
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Effect of surface states on electron transport in individual ZnO nanowires
Abstract The current–voltage ( I – V ) characteristics of single ZnO nanowires have been studied in the humid air, dry air, vacuum, and under ultraviolet (UV) irradiation. A model of a single ZnOExpand
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A novel multimode hybrid energy storage system and its energy management strategy for electric vehicles
Abstract This paper proposes a novel topology of multimode hybrid energy storage system (HESS) and its energy management strategy for electric vehicles (EVs). Compared to the conventional HESS, theExpand
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A thin film broadband absorber based on multi-sized nanoantennas
We experimentally demonstrate an infrared broadband absorber based on an array of nanostrip antennas of several different sizes. The broadband property is due to the collective effect of magneticExpand
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Heteromaterial gate tunnel field effect transistor with lateral energy band profile modulation
A tunnel field effect transistor (TFET) device with a heteromaterial gate structure was introduced, and the influence of the lateral energy band profile modulation effect on the performance of TFETExpand
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Effects of a carbon nanotube layer on electrical contact resistance between copper substrates
Reduction of contact resistance is demonstrated at Cu–Cu interfaces using a multiwalled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) layer as an electrically conductive interfacial material. The MWCNTs are grown on aExpand
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