Physics Colloquium: Nanoscale thermal transport

Prof. Gerald Mahan, Penn State University

11 January 2015, 16:00 
Shenkar Building, Lev Hall 
Physics Colloquium


Theory and experiment of heat flow at nanoscale dimensions will be discussed. What is the best heat conductor: is BAs better than diamond? What is the worst heat conductor? 
We also discuss thermal boundary (Kapitza ) resistance, and our theories of it: (i) between a metal and an insulator, and (ii) between a liquid and a solid.


Event Organizer: Prof. Sasha Gerber

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