Off-axis Thermal Properties of Carbon Nanotube Films

  title={Off-axis Thermal Properties of Carbon Nanotube Films},
  author={Saion K. Sinha and Saimir Barjami and Germano S. Iannacchione and Alexander D. Schwab and George J. Muench},
  journal={Journal of Nanoparticle Research},
Theoretical calculations have predicted that individual Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWNT) have extremely high thermal conductivity (around 6.6 × 104 W/m-K). The feasibility of constructing practical devices using the above mentioned properties, is critically dependent on the ability to synthesize high-thermal-conducting films. Highly conducting films would be of great use as heat sinks for the next generation of integrated chips. Excessive heating is currently a very serious problem in the… 
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