dc.contributor.authorLiu, Xiangjun
dc.date.accessioned2009-07-02T08:10:17Z
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-23T08:27:00Z
dc.date.available2009-07-02T08:10:17Z
dc.date.available2017-07-23T08:27:00Z
dc.date.copyright2009en_US
dc.date.issued2009
dc.identifier.citationLiu, X. (2009). Molecular and Monte Carlo simulations of thermal transport in AFM based data storage. Doctoral thesis, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/18687
dc.description.abstractThermal-assisted atomic force microscope (AFM) based data storage is an attractive potential solution to supersede magnetic hard disks for more storage capacity. This research work focuses on analysis of heat transfer in the AFM-based data storage system by using non-equilibrium molecular dynamics (NEMD) and direct simulation Monte Carlo (DSMC) methods. The present research has developed a new design and simulation platform for nanoscale heat transfer simulation. The thermal characteristics of silicon nanostructures were investigated using the NEMD method. The results show that the length of nanostructures has remarkable effects on their thermal conductivities k. The relationship equation between them was derived. However, the k is less sensitive to the cross-sectional area perpendicular to the heat flux than to the length.en_US
dc.format.extent187 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Electrical and electronic engineering::Microelectromechanical systemsen_US
dc.titleMolecular and Monte Carlo simulations of thermal transport in AFM based data storageen_US
dc.typeThesis
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Civil and Environmental Engineeringen_US
dc.contributor.supervisorYang Jiaping
dc.contributor.supervisorYang Yaowenen_US
dc.description.degreeDOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (CEE)en_US


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