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Welcome!  We study heat transfer in electronic nanostructures & packaging, microfluidic heat sinks, and thermoelectric & photonic energy conversion devices. 

We focus on fundamental transport physics and interact extensively with semiconductor and energy companies.

FEATURED PAPERS

LeBlanc, S., Yee, S. K., Scullin, M. L., Dames, C., and Goodson, K. E., 2014, "Material and manufacturing cost considerations for thermoelectrics," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 32, pp 313-327.

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Won, Y., Gao, Y., Panzer, M.A., Xiang, R., Maruyama, S., Kenny, T.W., Cai, W., and Goodson, K.E., 2013, "Zipping Entanglement, and the Elastic Modulus of Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Films," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 110, pp 20426-20430.

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Cho, J., Li, Y., Hoke, W., Altman, D.A., Asheghi, M., and Goodson, K.E., 2014, "Phonon scattering in strained transition layers for GaN heteroepitaxy," Physical Review B, Vol. 89, 115301.

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Marconnet, A.M., Panzer, M.P., and Goodson, K.E., 2013, "Thermal Conduction Phenomena in Carbon Nanotubes and Related Nanostructured Materials," Reviews of Modern Physics, Vol. 85, pp. 1296-1327.

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Marconnet, A.M., Asheghi, M., and Goodson, K.E., 2013, "From the Casimir Limit to Phononic Crystals: Twenty Years of Phonon Transport Studies using Silicon-on-Insulator Technology," Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 135, 061601 (Heat Transfer Divison Anniversary Issue).

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David, M.P., Miler, J., Steinbrenner, J., Yang, Y., Touzelbaev, M., and Goodson, K.E., 2011, "Hydraulic and Thermal Characteristics of a Vapor Venting Two-phase Microchannel Heat Exchanger," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 54, pp. 5504-5516.

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Pop, E., Sinha, S., and Goodson, K.E., 2006, "Heat Generation and Transport in Nanometer Scale Transistors," Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 94, pp. 1587-1601.

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Jiang, Mikkelsen, Koo, Huber, Yao, Zhang, Zhou, Maveety, Prasher, Santiago, Kenny, Goodson, 2002, "Closed-Loop Electroosmotic Cooling System for VLSI Circuits," IEEE Proc. Components, Packaging, & Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 25, pp. 347-355.  SEMITHERM Best Paper, 2001.  Our US patents based on this paper: 6942018, 6991024, 7131486, 7185697, & 7334630. 

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