Table 1

Summary of the characteristic measuring parameters
I0 (μA) V0 (mV) <a onClick="popup('http://www.nanoscalereslett.com/content/8/1/371/mathml/M2','MathML',630,470);return false;" target="_blank" href="http://www.nanoscalereslett.com/content/8/1/371/mathml/M2">View MathML</a> κ (W/m·K) I0 (μA) V0 (mV) <a onClick="popup('http://www.nanoscalereslett.com/content/8/1/371/mathml/M3','MathML',630,470);return false;" target="_blank" href="http://www.nanoscalereslett.com/content/8/1/371/mathml/M3">View MathML</a> κ (W/m·K)
5.0 564.38 1.76 × 104 2.90 7.0 601.34 1.45 × 104 2.90
5.5 560.23 1.82 × 104 2.94 8.0 627.17 1.24 × 104 2.80
6.0 565.74 1.77 × 104 2.94 9.0 618.19 1.27 × 104 2.76
6.5 607.28 1.41 × 104 2.89 10.0 630.10 1.17 × 104 2.67

The parameters used for the calculation of the thermal conductivity of nonporous Bi thin films as a function of the applied electrical ac current. R0, dR/dT, and l were determined to be 39.38 Ω, 53.64 mΩ/K, and 3 mm, respectively.

Kim et al.

Kim et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:371   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-371

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