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Thermal Rectification Enabled by Near-Field Radiative Heat Transfer Between Intrinsic Silicon and a Dissimilar Material
- Physics, Engineering
Thermal rectification has recently attracted great attention because it could allow heat to flow in a preferred direction and may have promising applications in thermal management and energy systems.…
High-rectification near-field thermal diode using phase change periodic nanostructure
We theoretically demonstrate workings of a near-field thermal rectification device that uses a phase change material to achieve asymmetry in radiative heat transfer. We exploit the temperature…
Rectification of electronic heat current by a hybrid thermal diode.
- PhysicsNature nanotechnology
The approach provides a high-performance realization of a thermal diode for electronic heat current that could be successfully implemented in true low-temperature solid-state thermal circuits.
A Thermal Diode Based on Nanoscale Thermal Radiation.
- PhysicsACS nano
The metal-insulator transition of VO2 makes it possible to achieve large differences in the heat flow between Si and VO2 when the direction of the temperature gradient is reversed, demonstrating the feasibility of accomplishing near-field-based rectification of heat.
A simple radiative thermal diode
- Physics, Engineering
We present a thermal rectification device concept based on far-field radiative exchange between two selective emitters. Rectification is achieved due to the fact that one of the selective emitters…
Fabry-Perot cavity amplification of near-field thermal rectification
- Engineering, Physics
Near-field radiative transfer based thermal rectification using doped silicon
In this letter, we have designed a near-field thermal rectifier using a film and a bulk of doped silicon, with different doping levels, separated by a vacuum gap. We examine the origin of…
Radiation-based near-field thermal rectification with phase transition materials
The capability of manipulating heat flow has promising applications in thermal management and thermal circuits. In this Letter, we report strong thermal rectification effect based on the near-field…
Dual-mode solid-state thermal rectification
- Physics, EngineeringNature communications
An unusual dual-mode solid-state thermal rectification effect using a heterogeneous “irradiated-pristine” polyethylene nanofiber junction as a nanoscale thermal diode, in which heat flow can be rectified in both directions by changing the working temperature.