Carbonate-salt-based composite materials for medium- and high-temperature thermal energy storage

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Carbonate-salt-based composite materials for medium- and high-temperature thermal energy storage. / Ge, Zhiwei; Ye, Feng; Cao, Hui; Leng, Guanghui; Qin, Yue; Ding, Yulong.

In: Particuology, Vol. 15, 08.2014, p. 77-81.

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title = "Carbonate-salt-based composite materials for medium- and high-temperature thermal energy storage",
abstract = "This paper discusses composite materials based on inorganic salts for medium- and high-temperature thermal energy storage application. The composites consist of a phase change material (PCM), a ceramic material, and a high thermal conductivity material. The ceramic material forms a microstructural skeleton for encapsulation of the PCM and structural stability of the composites; the high thermal conductivity material enhances the overall thermal conductivity of the composites. Using a eutectic salt of lithium and sodium carbonates as the PCM, magnesium oxide as the ceramic skeleton, and either graphite flakes or carbon nanotubes as the thermal conductivity enhancer, we produced composites with good physical and chemical stability and high thermal conductivity. We found that the wettability of the molten salt on the ceramic and carbon materials significantly affects the microstructure of the composites.",
keywords = "Thermal energy storage, Composite materials, Microstructure, Thermal conductivity, Phase change material",
author = "Zhiwei Ge and Feng Ye and Hui Cao and Guanghui Leng and Yue Qin and Yulong Ding",
year = "2014",
month = aug,
doi = "10.1016/j.partic.2013.09.002",
language = "English",
volume = "15",
pages = "77--81",
journal = "Particuology",
issn = "1674-2001",
publisher = "Elsevier",

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T1 - Carbonate-salt-based composite materials for medium- and high-temperature thermal energy storage

AU - Ge, Zhiwei

AU - Ye, Feng

AU - Cao, Hui

AU - Leng, Guanghui

AU - Qin, Yue

AU - Ding, Yulong

PY - 2014/8

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N2 - This paper discusses composite materials based on inorganic salts for medium- and high-temperature thermal energy storage application. The composites consist of a phase change material (PCM), a ceramic material, and a high thermal conductivity material. The ceramic material forms a microstructural skeleton for encapsulation of the PCM and structural stability of the composites; the high thermal conductivity material enhances the overall thermal conductivity of the composites. Using a eutectic salt of lithium and sodium carbonates as the PCM, magnesium oxide as the ceramic skeleton, and either graphite flakes or carbon nanotubes as the thermal conductivity enhancer, we produced composites with good physical and chemical stability and high thermal conductivity. We found that the wettability of the molten salt on the ceramic and carbon materials significantly affects the microstructure of the composites.

AB - This paper discusses composite materials based on inorganic salts for medium- and high-temperature thermal energy storage application. The composites consist of a phase change material (PCM), a ceramic material, and a high thermal conductivity material. The ceramic material forms a microstructural skeleton for encapsulation of the PCM and structural stability of the composites; the high thermal conductivity material enhances the overall thermal conductivity of the composites. Using a eutectic salt of lithium and sodium carbonates as the PCM, magnesium oxide as the ceramic skeleton, and either graphite flakes or carbon nanotubes as the thermal conductivity enhancer, we produced composites with good physical and chemical stability and high thermal conductivity. We found that the wettability of the molten salt on the ceramic and carbon materials significantly affects the microstructure of the composites.

KW - Thermal energy storage

KW - Composite materials

KW - Microstructure

KW - Thermal conductivity

KW - Phase change material

U2 - 10.1016/j.partic.2013.09.002

DO - 10.1016/j.partic.2013.09.002

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SP - 77

EP - 81

JO - Particuology

JF - Particuology

SN - 1674-2001

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