Researchers develop sustainable strategy to manipulate interfacial heat transfer for eco-friendly cooling applications

Heat transferred from the solid substrate to passive cooling porous crystals via water filled interfaces. Credit: HKUST

Researchers at the School of Engineering of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have developed a sustainable and controllable strategy to manipulate interfacial heat transfer, paving the way for improving the performance of eco-friendly cooling in various applications such as electronics, buildings and solar panels.

The team’s research work, titled “Direct Observation of Tunable Thermal Conductance at Solid/Porous Cystalline Solid Interfaces Induced by Water Adsorbates,” was recently published in Nature Communications. Led by Prof. Zhou, the team included his …

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