Thermal properties of graphene and nanostructured carbon materials.

  title={Thermal properties of graphene and nanostructured carbon materials.},
  author={A. Balandin},
  journal={Nature materials},
  volume={10 8},
  • A. Balandin
  • Published 2011
  • Materials Science, Physics, Medicine
  • Nature materials
Recent years have seen a rapid growth of interest by the scientific and engineering communities in the thermal properties of materials. Heat removal has become a crucial issue for continuing progress in the electronic industry, and thermal conduction in low-dimensional structures has revealed truly intriguing features. Carbon allotropes and their derivatives occupy a unique place in terms of their ability to conduct heat. The room-temperature thermal conductivity of carbon materials span an… Expand

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