Radiative heat transport in porous materials


The effect of porosity on the radiation component of the thermal conductivity of the thermal barrier coatings is studied. Heat transfer in the disordered porous structures as well as the porous photonic band-gap structures is investigated. The pores, which size is comparable with the characteristic radiation wavelength λmax=2897.8/T μm, were found to be most efficient obstacles for the heat radiation.

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Shklover, V., Braginsky, L., Mishrikey, M. et al. Radiative heat transport in porous materials. MRS Online Proceedings Library 1162, 303 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1557/PROC-1162-J03-03

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