Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Author "Valavala, Krishna Vasanth"

  • Valavala, Krishna Vasanth (2012-06-27)
    Nanostructures typically exhibit thermo-physical properties that are different from their bulk counterparts. The size dependence of thermo physical properties is attributed to changing energy and mass transport phenomenon ...

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  • Valavala, Krishna Vasanth (2017-07-14)
    Thermoelectric materials are useful for a wide range of applications like waste heat removal, solid state cooling, and power generation in space missions etc. A material's thermoelectric figure of merit (zT), which determines ...

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