Table 1

Thermal diffusivity of urchin-like gold nanofluids for different nanoparticle diameters and solvents
Particle size (nm) Watera EGa Ethanola
55 14.76 9.83 9.05
67 14.71 9.78 8.93
70 14.68 9.73 8.84
79 14.48 9.49 8.61
115 14.34 9.33 8.44

At a constant nanoparticle concentration of 0.1 mg/ml. aValues are presented as (α (10−4 cm2 s−1 ) ± 0.03).

López-Muñoz et al.

López-Muñoz et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:667   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-7-667

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