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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Heat Transfer. March 2014, 136(3): 032401.
Paper No: HT-13-1067
Published Online: November 21, 2013
... Simulation of Thermal Transport at a Nanometer Scale Constriction in Silicon ,” J. Appl. Phys. , 101 ( 7 ), p. 074304 . 10.1063/1.2715488 [22] Prasher , R. , Tong , T. , and Majumdar , A. , 2007 , “ Diffraction-Limited Phonon Thermal Conductance of Nanoconstrictions ,” Appl. Phys. Lett...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Heat Transfer. December 2013, 135(12): 121501.
Paper No: HT-12-1308
Published Online: September 27, 2013
...Bradley Bon; James Klausner; Edward McKenna All test surfaces were fabricated from undoped single crystal silicon wafers. Fabrication of the cylindrical cavities, illustrated in Fig. 2 , proceeds by initially spin coating a 2  μ m layer of photoresist onto a silicon wafer. The photoresist...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Heat Transfer. June 2013, 135(6): 061601.
Paper No: HT-12-1561
Published Online: May 16, 2013
...Amy M. Marconnet; Mehdi Asheghi; Kenneth E. Goodson Manuscript received October 14, 2012; final manuscript received December 20, 2012; published online May 16, 2013. Assoc. Editor: Leslie Phinney. 14 10 2012 20 12 2012 Silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technology has sparked...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. May 2012, 134(5): 051007.
Published Online: April 13, 2012
...David Lacroix; Karl Joulain; Jerome Muller; Gilles Parent This study deals with phonon heat transport in silicon nanowires. A review of various methods that can be used to assess thermal conductance of such nanodevices is presented. Here, a specific attention is paid to the case of the Landauer...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. April 2012, 134(4): 042403.
Published Online: February 14, 2012
... single frequency excitations consisting of superposed spatial modes. These mode shapes are used to excite the waveguide inlet boundary so that single phonon modes are generated in the structure. Mode shapes and phonon spectra for a silicon planar waveguide with rigid wall boundaries are calculated...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. April 2012, 134(4): 042402.
Published Online: February 13, 2012
... by stretching the pulse can be predicted well using the TTM. In this study, we employ TTR techniques to investigate interface heat transfer for thin gold films of varying thicknesses on silicon substrates. (Here, we consider silicon as a dielectric since heat is carried by phonons in silicon.) Similar...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. December 2011, 133(12): 122401.
Published Online: October 5, 2011
... volume fractions and superlattice periods. Details of the nonequilibrium energy exchange between optical and acoustic phonons that originate from the mismatch of phonon spectra in silicon and germanium are delineated for the first time. Conditions are identified for which this effect can produce...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Heat Transfer. November 2011, 133(11): 114502.
Published Online: September 20, 2011
... matrix for each polarization. A decomposed self-energy is calculated from the density of states matrix for each polarization and used to calculate the transmission function for a particular phonon branch. In a pure bulk material such as silicon, each transmission function exhibits a frequency-independent...
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Article Type: Photo Gallery
J. Heat Transfer. August 2011, 133(8): 080903.
Published Online: April 27, 2011
...Nenad Miljkovic; Ryan Enright; Shalabh C. Maroo; H. Jeremy Cho; Evelyn N. Wang 27 04 2011 27 04 2011 capillarity drops elemental semiconductors evaporation flow visualisation hydrophilicity hydrophobicity nanostructured materials scanning electron microscopy silicon...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Heat Transfer. July 2011, 133(7): 074501.
Published Online: April 4, 2011
... germanium heat transfer interface phenomena molecular dynamics method phonons silicon thermal conductivity thermal boundary conductance phonon classical limit silicon germanium diffuse mismatch model molecular dynamics The phonon thermal boundary conductance between two solids...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. May 2011, 133(5): 052902.
Published Online: February 3, 2011
... transfer performance of pool boiling systems is not adequate to match the cooling ability provided by enhanced microchannels operating under single-phase conditions. The objective of this work is to evaluate the pool boiling performance of structured surface features etched on a silicon chip...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. October 2010, 132(10): 102403.
Published Online: July 27, 2010
...-time signal in phonon wave space. The phonon transmissivity is calculated by measuring the phonon energy change before and after the interface scattering. Phonon wave propagation along a specific direction [100] in silicon lattice has been studied and the following conclusions are drawn...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. October 2010, 132(10): 102401.
Published Online: July 23, 2010
... solving the BTE in space and time subject to different boundary and initial conditions. We apply our hierarchical model to estimate the silicon out-of-plane thermal conductivity and the thermal response of an silicon on insulator (SOI) device subject to Joule heating. We have found that relative phonon...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. August 2010, 132(8): 082401.
Published Online: June 4, 2010
... duration is smaller than the relaxation time of the carriers or phonons or when the carriers’ or phonons’ mean free path is larger than the material dimension, these macroscopic models fail to capture the physics accurately. In this article, the nonequilibrium between carriers and phonons in silicon films...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. July 2010, 132(7): 072403.
Published Online: April 29, 2010
... gas, which is approximately two orders of magnitude larger than the relaxation time adopted in the CV-wave model for the lattices. A numerical example for fast transient heat conduction in a silicon film is presented to show that the temperature peaks resulting from the thermomass model are much...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. July 2010, 132(7): 072402.
Published Online: April 28, 2010
... gas. High spatial resolution Raman thermometry was used to measure the temperature profiles on electrically heated, polycrystalline silicon bridges that are nominally 10 μ m wide, 2.25 μ m thick, and either 200 μ m or 400 μ m long in nitrogen atmospheres with pressures ranging from 0.05 Torr to 625...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. May 2010, 132(5): 052402.
Published Online: March 8, 2010
... phonons modes, especially at room temperature, where optical modes are found to carry about 25% of the energy at steady state in silicon thin films. Most importantly, it is found that inclusion of optical phonons results in better match with experimental observations for silicon thin-film thermal...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. February 2010, 132(2): 023301.
Published Online: November 30, 2009
..., originally developed to describe the frequency-dependent conductivity of metals, was employed to model the free-carrier absorption of doped Si in many studies ( 7 8 ). For doped silicon in the infrared region ( λ > 2   μ m ) , the Drude model gives the dielectric function or relative...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. February 2010, 132(2): 023302.
Published Online: November 30, 2009
...S. Basu; B. J. Lee; Z. M. Zhang This paper describes a theoretical investigation of near-field radiative heat transfer between doped silicon surfaces separated by a vacuum gap. An improved dielectric function model for heavily doped silicon is employed. The effects of doping level, polarization...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Heat Transfer. January 2010, 132(1): 012401.
Published Online: October 22, 2009
...Javier V. Goicochea; Marcela Madrid; Cristina Amon Molecular dynamics simulations are performed to estimate acoustical and optical phonon relaxation times, dispersion relations, group velocities, and specific heat of silicon needed to solve the Boltzmann transport equation (BTE) at 300 K and 1000 K...