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Title: Nanoparticles for heat transfer and thermal energy storage

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.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1193390
Report Number(s):
9,080,089
13/627,749
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Sep 26
Research Org:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; 25 ENERGY STORAGE; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE