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Nanofluids

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

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Ethylene glycol (EG)-based zinc oxide (ZnO) nanofluids containing no surfactant have been manufactured by one-step pulsed wire evaporation (PWE) method. Round-robin tests on thermal conductivity measurements o...

    Authors: Wook-Hyun Lee, Chang-Kyu Rhee, Junemo Koo, Jaekeun Lee, Seok Pil Jang, Stephen US Choi, Ki-Woong Lee, Hwa-Young Bae, Gyoung-Ja Lee, Chang-Kyu Kim, Sung Wook Hong, Younghwan Kwon, Doohyun Kim, Soo Hyung Kim, Kyo Sik Hwang, Hyun Jin Kim…
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:258
  16. Electrorheological (ER) fluid, which can be transformed rapidly from a fluid-like state to a solid-like state under an external electric field, is considered to be one of the most important smart fluids. Howev...

    Authors: Jianbo Yin and Xiaopeng Zhao
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:256
  17. In this article, developing turbulent forced convection flow of a water-Al2O3 nanofluid in a square tube, subjected to constant and uniform wall heat flux, is numerically investigated. The mixture model is employ...

    Authors: Vincenzo Bianco, Sergio Nardini and Oronzio Manca
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:252
  18. An experimental investigation of the combustion behavior of nano-aluminum (n-Al) and nano-aluminum oxide (n-Al2O3) particles stably suspended in biofuel (ethanol) as a secondary energy carrier was conducted. The ...

    Authors: Matthew Jones, Calvin H Li, Abdollah Afjeh and GP Peterson
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:246
  19. Blade configuration of nanofluids has been proven to perform much better than dispersed configuration for some heat conduction systems. The analytical analysis and numerical calculation are made for the cylind...

    Authors: Chao Bai and Liqiu Wang
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:240
  20. A novel spectral transmittance approach for measuring the extinction coefficient of magnetic fluids is proposed. The measuring principle and accuracy of the approach are analysed. Experiments are conducted to ...

    Authors: Xiaopeng Fang, Yimin Xuan and Qiang Li
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:237
  21. The present investigation summarizes detailed experimental studies with standard lubricants of commercial quality known as Racer-4 of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (India) dispersed with different mass conce...

    Authors: Pullela K Sarma, Vadapalli Srinivas, Vedula Dharma Rao and Ayyagari Kiran Kumar
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:233
  22. Infrared thermometry was used to obtain first-of-a-kind, time- and space-resolved data for pool boiling phenomena in water-based nanofluids with diamond and silica nanoparticles at low concentration (<0.1 vol....

    Authors: Craig Gerardi, Jacopo Buongiorno, Lin-wen Hu and Thomas McKrell
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:232
  23. An experimental study was conducted to investigate the structural stability of ethylene glycol-based titanium dioxide nanoparticle suspensions (nanofluids) prepared by two-step method. The effects of particle ...

    Authors: Sanjeeva Witharana, Haisheng Chen and Yulong Ding
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:231
  24. Nanofluids, i.e., well-dispersed (metallic) nanoparticles at low- volume fractions in liquids, may enhance the mixture's thermal conductivity, knf, over the base-fluid values. Thus, they are potentially useful fo...

    Authors: Clement Kleinstreuer and Yu Feng
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:229

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:439

  25. Suspensions of nanoparticles (i.e., particles with diameters < 100 nm) in liquids, termed nanofluids, show remarkable thermal and optical property changes from the base liquid at low particle loadings. Recent ...

    Authors: Robert A Taylor, Patrick E Phelan, Todd P Otanicar, Ronald Adrian and Ravi Prasher
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:225
  26. Silver nanoparticles were produced by electrical explosion of wires in liquids with no additive. In this study, we optimized the fabrication method and examined the effects of manufacturing process parameters....

    Authors: Eun Ju Park, Seung Won Lee, In Cheol Bang and Hyung Wook Park
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:223
  27. The dispersion and stability of nanofluids obtained by dispersing Al2O3 nanoparticles in ethylene glycol have been analyzed at several concentrations up to 25% in mass fraction. The thermal conductivity and visco...

    Authors: María José Pastoriza-Gallego, Luis Lugo, José Luis Legido and Manuel M Piñeiro
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:221
  28. We present an analysis of the dispersion characteristics and thermal conductivity performance of copper-based nanofluids. The copper nanoparticles were prepared using a chemical reduction methodology in the pr...

    Authors: Michael Saterlie, Huseyin Sahin, Barkan Kavlicoglu, Yanming Liu and Olivia Graeve
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:217
  29. A boundary layer analysis is presented for the mixed convection past a vertical wedge in a porous medium saturated with a nano fluid. The governing partial differential equations are transformed into a set of ...

    Authors: Rama Subba Reddy Gorla, Ali Jawad Chamkha and Ahmed Mohamed Rashad
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:207
  30. Impact and friction model of nanofluid for molecular dynamics simulation was built which consists of two Cu plates and Cu-Ar nanofluid. The Cu-Ar nanofluid model consisted of eight spherical copper nanoparticl...

    Authors: Jizu Lv, Minli Bai, Wenzheng Cui and Xiaojie Li
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:200
  31. A novel ultrasonic-aided one-step method for the fabrication of gold nanofluids is proposed in this study. Both spherical- and plate-shaped gold nanoparticles (GNPs) in the size range of 10-300 nm are synthesi...

    Authors: Hui-Jiuan Chen and Dongsheng Wen
    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:198