Table 2

Evaluation of the modified geometric mean thermal conductivity model

Size indep.

Size dep.


Particle

Fluid

φ/% v/v

T/K

L/nm

Data Ref.

AAD

N

AAD

n


Ag

Water

1-4 × 10-1

298

15

[3]

0.40

0.38

0.40

0.55

Ag + citrate

Water

1 × 10-3

303-333

70

[4]

2.99

1.00

3.25

1.00

Cu

EG

1-3 × 10-1

298

10

[2]

5.24

0.60

5.40

0.82

Cu

Water

2.5-7.5

298

100

[5]

2.15

0.06

2.10

0.08

Cu

PFTE

2-25 × 10-1

298

26

[6]

3.47

0.14

3.45

0.19

Cu

EG

3-5 × 10-1

278-323

7.5

[7]

7.07

0.39

6.75

0.61

Cu

Water

5-30 × 10-2

298

42.5

[8]

1.61

0.81

1.56

0.92

Cu

Water

2-9 × 10-3

298

25

[9]

6.27

0.77

6.24

0.93

Au + thiolate

Toluene

5-11 × 10-3

299-333

3.5

[4]

0.77

0.81

2.60

1.00

Au + citrate

Water

1.3-2.6 × 10-3

303-333

15

[4]

5.19

1.00

5.25

1.00


PFTE, perfluorotriethylamine

Warrier and Teja Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:247   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-247

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