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Tutorial 1: Thermal Transport Across Interfaces - Phonons

By Timothy S Fisher

Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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Abstract

Outline:
  • Lattice vibrations and phonons
  • The vibrating string
    • Interfaces between dissimilar strings: acoustic mismatch
    • Discrete masses and the vibrational eigenspectrum
  • General thermal transport theory

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Burton Morgan 121, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

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