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Nanofluids

Prof Stephen Choi, Prof Yogesh Jaluria, Prof Oronzio Manca, Prof Liqiu Wang

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  1. Content type: Nano Express

    A water-based functionalized nanofluid was made by surface functionalizing the ordinary silica nanoparticles. The functionalized nanofluid can keep long-term stability. and no sedimentation was observed. The f...

    Authors: Xue-Fei Yang and Zhen-Hua Liu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:494

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  2. Content type: Nano Express

    The thermal conductivity of boron nitride/ethylene glycol (BN/EG) nanofluids was investigated by transient hot-wire method and two abnormal phenomena was reported. One is the abnormal higher thermal conductivi...

    Authors: Yanjiao Li, Jing'en Zhou, Zhifeng Luo, Simon Tung, Eric Schneider, Jiangtao Wu and Xiaojing Li

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:443

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  3. Content type: Nano Express

    Dissipative particle dynamics (DPD), a mesoscopic simulation approach, is used to investigate the effect of volume fraction of polyethylene (PE) and poly(l-lactide) (PLLA) on the structural property of the immisc...

    Authors: Yao-Chun Wang, Shin-Pon Ju, Tien Jung Huang and Hung-Hsiang Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:433

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  4. Content type: Nano Idea

    Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) microfluidic devices have been fabricated using a hot embossing technique to incorporate micro-pillar features on the bottom wall of the device which when combined with either a p...

    Authors: Subhadeep Mukhopadhyay, Susanta S Roy, Raechelle A D'Sa, Ashish Mathur, Richard J Holmes and James A McLaughlin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:411

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  5. Content type: Nano Express

    Convective heat transfer can be enhanced by changing flow geometry and/or by enhancing thermal conductivity of the fluid. This study proposes simultaneous passive heat transfer enhancement by combining the geo...

    Authors: Agus Pulung Sasmito, Jundika Candra Kurnia and Arun Sadashiv Mujumdar

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:376

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  6. Content type: Nano Express

    In this study, the lipophilic Cu nanoparticles were synthesized by surface modification method to improve their dispersion stability in hydrophobic organic media. The oil-based nanofluids were prepared with th...

    Authors: Dan Li, Wenjie Xie and Wenjun Fang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:373

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  7. Content type: Nano Review

    The success of quenching process during industrial heat treatment mainly depends on the heat transfer characteristics of the quenching medium. In the case of quenching, the scope for redesigning the system or ...

    Authors: Gopalan Ramesh and Narayan Kotekar Prabhu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:334

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  8. Content type: Nano Idea

    This article reports a recent study on the application of a two-phase closed thermosyphon (TPCT) in a thermosyphon for economizer (TPEC). The TPEC had three sections of equal size; the evaporator, the adiabati...

    Authors: Thanya Parametthanuwat, Sampan Rittidech, Adisak Pattiya, Yulong Ding and Sanjeeva Witharana

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:315

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  9. Content type: Nano Express

    In the recent years, great interest has been devoted to the unique properties of nanofluids. The dispersion process and the nanoparticle suspension stability have been found to be critical points in the develo...

    Authors: Laura Fedele, Laura Colla, Sergio Bobbo, Simona Barison and Filippo Agresti

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:300

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  10. Content type: Nano Express

    In this study, enhancements of thermal conductivities of ethylene glycol, water, and synthetic engine oil in the presence of copper (Cu), copper oxide (CuO), and multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWNT) are investi...

    Authors: MinSheng Liu, Mark ChingCheng Lin and ChiChuan Wang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:297

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  11. Content type: Nano Review

    There has been increasing interest of late in nanofluid boiling and its use in heat transfer enhancement. This article covers recent advances in the last decade by researchers in both pool boiling and convecti...

    Authors: Jacqueline Barber, David Brutin and Lounes Tadrist

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:280

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  12. Content type: Nano Express

    In the present work, we investigated the scattering and spectrally resolved absorption properties of nanofluids consisting in aqueous and glycol suspensions of single-wall carbon nanohorns. The characteristics...

    Authors: Luca Mercatelli, Elisa Sani, Giovanni Zaccanti, Fabrizio Martelli, Paola Di Ninni, Simona Barison, Cesare Pagura, Filippo Agresti and David Jafrancesco

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:282

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  13. Content type: Nano Express

    The apparent wall slip (AWS) effect, accompanying the flow of colloidal dispersions in confined geometries, can be an important factor for the applications of nanofluids in heat transfer and microfluidics. In ...

    Authors: Vera Penkavova, Jaroslav Tihon and Ondrej Wein

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:273

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  14. Content type: Nano Idea

    Gold/1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate (Au/[Bmim][PF6]) nanofluids containing different stabilizing agents were fabricated by a facile one-step chemical reduction method, of which the nanofluids sta...

    Authors: Baogang Wang, Xiaobo Wang, Wenjing Lou and Jingcheng Hao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:259

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