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Title: Nanoparticles for heat transfer and thermal energy storage

Abstract

An article of manufacture and method of preparation thereof. The article of manufacture and method of making the article includes an eutectic salt solution suspensions and a plurality of nanocrystalline phase change material particles having a coating disposed thereon and the particles capable of undergoing the phase change which provides increase in thermal energy storage. In addition, other articles of manufacture can include a nanofluid additive comprised of nanometer-sized particles consisting of copper decorated graphene particles that provide advanced thermal conductivity to heat transfer fluids.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1193390
Patent Number(s):
9080089
Application Number:
13/627,749
Assignee:
UChicago Argonne, LLC (Chicago, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C09 - DYES C09K - MATERIALS FOR MISCELLANEOUS APPLICATIONS, NOT PROVIDED FOR ELSEWHERE
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B82 - NANOTECHNOLOGY B82Y - SPECIFIC USES OR APPLICATIONS OF NANOSTRUCTURES
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Sep 26
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; 25 ENERGY STORAGE; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Singh, Dileep, Cingarapu, Sreeram, Timofeeva, Elena V., and Moravek, Michael. Nanoparticles for heat transfer and thermal energy storage. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Singh, Dileep, Cingarapu, Sreeram, Timofeeva, Elena V., & Moravek, Michael. Nanoparticles for heat transfer and thermal energy storage. United States.
Singh, Dileep, Cingarapu, Sreeram, Timofeeva, Elena V., and Moravek, Michael. Tue . "Nanoparticles for heat transfer and thermal energy storage". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1193390.
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year = {2015},
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