Thermal Transport in Semiconductor Nanowires

Authored by: Padraig Murphy , Joel E. Moore

Handbook of Nanophysics

Print publication date:  September  2010
Online publication date:  September  2010

Print ISBN: 9781420075427
eBook ISBN: 9781420075434
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781420075434-32

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Abstract

Our motivation in this chapter is to understand the physics of thermal transport in semiconductor nanowires. These systems have the potential to revolutionize thermal management technology—a field which, if one looks over the entire course of human history, has been perhaps our most important manipulation of nature.

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