Table 1

Crystallite and particle size results in copper-based nanofluids

Material

Dispersant

Crystallite size (nm)

Particle size (nm)

Reference


Cu prepared using oleic acid

SDBS

15-45

120-200

This study

Cu prepared using CTAB

SDBS

10-37

60-100

This study

Cu

None

30-40

400-500

Sinha et al. [8]

Cu

None, SDBS

25

~5,500; ~150

Wang et al. [15]

Cu

None

50-100

Not reported

Liu et al. [16]

Cu

None

10

Not reported

Eastman et al. [17]

Cu

None

100

Not reported

Xuan and Li [18]

Cu

None

25-30

Not reported

Velasco et al. [19]

Cu

None, SDBS

25-60

5,560; 130

Li et al. [20]

Cu

PVP

5-10

Not reported

Yu et al. [21]


Saterlie et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:217   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-217

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