Thermal Properties of Nanocrystalline Silicon Nanobeams

  title={Thermal Properties of Nanocrystalline Silicon Nanobeams},
  author={Jeremie Maire and Emigdio Ch{\'a}vez‐{\'A}ngel and Guillermo Arregui and Martin F. Colombano and N. E. Capuj and Amadeu Griol and Alejandro Mart{\'i}nez and Daniel Navarro‐Urrios and Jouni Ahopelto and Clivia M. Sotomayor‐Torres},
  journal={Advanced Functional Materials},
Controlling thermal energy transfer at the nanoscale and thermal properties has become critically important in many applications since it often limits device performance. In this study, the effects on thermal conductivity arising from the nanoscale structure of free‐standing nanocrystalline silicon films and the increasing surface‐to‐volume ratio when fabricated into suspended optomechanical nanobeams are studied. Thermal transport and elucidate the relative impact of different grain size… 
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