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Nanoscale Thermal Transport in Single, Bilayer Graphene, and Graphite

2016-10-12
Gholivand, Hamed
Donmezer, Nazli
In this study, ab-initio calculations were performed to obtain phonon dispersions of single, bilayer graphene, and graphite structures. Using these dispersions single mode relaxation times, thermal conductivities, and mean free paths (MFPs) have been calculated. Finally, calculated variables were used to understand the effects of additional layers to thermophysical properties, phonon mode contributions to thermal conductivity, and the limits for ballistic-diffusive heat transfer of single, bilayer graphene, and graphite structures.