TECHNICAL PAPERS: Microscale Heat Transfer

A Fractional-Diffusion Theory for Calculating Thermal Properties of Thin Films From Surface Transient Thermoreflectance Measurements

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Vladimir V. Kulish

School of Mechanical & Production Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 50 Nanyang Ave., Singapore 639798

José L. Lage, Pavel L. Komarov, Peter E. Raad

Box 750337, Mechanical Engineering Department, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275-0337

J. Heat Transfer 123(6), 1133-1138 (May 04, 2001) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1416688 History: Received August 28, 2000; Revised May 04, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Schematic of the experimental setup (http://www.seas.smu.edu/setsl)
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Schematic of the heating and probing spot positioning on the sample
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Spatial intensity distribution of the heating laser
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Time evolution of the normalized surface temperature for opaque (gold) material
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Laser fluency effect on the time evolution of the excess surface temperature for opaque material: analytical results
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Time evolution of the excess surface temperature for GaAs



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