Thermal transport in amorphous materials : a review

  title={Thermal transport in amorphous materials : a review},
  author={Matthew C. Wingert and Jianlin Zheng and Soonshin Kwon and Renkun Chen},
Thermal transport plays a crucial role in performance and reliability of semiconductor electronic devices, where heat is mainly carried by phonons. Phonon transport in crystalline semiconductor materials, such as Si, Ge, GaAs, GaN, etc, has been extensively studied over the past two decades. In fact, study of phonon physics in crystalline semiconductor materials in both bulk and nanostructure forms has been the cornerstone of the emerging field of ‘nanoscale heat transfer’. On the contrary… CONTINUE READING


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