Table 3

Thermal diffusivity of spherical gold nanofluids at different nanoparticle concentrations and in different solvents
Concentration (mg/ml) Watera EGa Ethanola Waterb EGb Ethanolb
0.2 14.74 9.83 9.05 14.33 9.32 8.44
0.4 14.79 9.87 9.10 14.34 9.34 8.47
0.6 14.84 9.91 9.22 14.37 9.39 8.51
0.8 14.91 10.02 9.32 14.41 9.44 8.57
1.0 14.99 10.13 9.43 14.46 9.50 8.64

aValues are presented as (α55nm (10−4 cm2 s−1) ± 0.03). bValues are presented as (α120nm (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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