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Crawl to journal paper DOI - 10.1021/nl303835d

Excerpt from MIT's Research Update - Many industrial plants depend on water vapor condensing on metal plates: In power plants, the resulting water is then returned to a boiler to be vaporized again; in desalination plants, it yields a supply of clean water. The efficiency of such plants depends crucially on how easily droplets of water can form on these metal plates, or condensers, and how easily they fall away, leaving room for more droplets to form. The key to improving the efficiency of such plants is to increase the condensers’ heat-transfer coefficient — a measure of how readily heat can be transferred away from those surfaces, explains Nenad Miljkovic, a doctoral student in mechanical engineering at MIT. As part of his thesis research, he and colleagues have done just that: designing, making and testing a coated surface with nanostructured patterns that greatly increase the heat-transfer coefficient.

The results of that work have been published in the journal Nano Letters, in a paper co-authored by Miljkovic, mechanical engineering associate Professor Evelyn Wang, and five other researchers from the Device Research Lab (DRL) in MIT's mechanical engineering department. 

 

Related People : Nenad Miljkovic, Ryan Enright, Youngsuk Nam, Ken Lopez, Nicholas Dou, Jean Sack, Professor Evelyn Wang.

 

 
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