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March 23rd, 2005

Nanoparticles transmit the heat

Researchers at the University of Illinois and University of Minnesota, both in the US, have been looking at thermal transport in polymer-coated gold nanoparticles. They found that adding a solvent that caused the polymer coating to swell led to an unexpectedly large increase in the thermal conductivity of the layer.


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