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posted on 01.09.2015, 00:00 authored by Ankit Jain

The objective of this work is to study thermal transport in bulk, nano-structured, and two-dimensional semiconductors, and metals. While phonons (i.e., atomic vibrations) dominate the thermal transport in crystalline semiconductors, electrons are the major thermal and charge carriers in metals.

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Date

01/09/2015

Degree Type

Dissertation

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Advisor(s)

Alan McGaughey

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