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In-plane and cross-plane thermal conductivity of graphene: applications in thermal interface materials
Author(s): Alexander A. Balandin
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Paper Abstract

Heat removal became crucial issue for continuing progress in electronic, optoelectronic and photonic industries. Carbon allotropes and derivatives occupy a unique place in terms of their ability to conduct heat. The room-temperature thermal conductivity of carbon materials spans an extraordinary large range from the lowest in amorphous carbons to the highest in graphene. I review thermal properties of graphene, discuss distinctions between intrinsic and extrinsic thermal conductivity and describe prospects of graphene applications for thermal management in electronics and optoelectronics.ý

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 September 2011
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8101, Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene, and Associated Devices IV, 810107 (19 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.894455
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Alexander A. Balandin, Univ. of California, Riverside (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8101:
Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene, and Associated Devices IV
Didier Pribat; Young-Hee Lee; Manijeh Razeghi, Editor(s)

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