Constitutive Equations for Heat Conduction in Nanosystems and Non-equilibrium Processes


  • Vito Antonio Cimmelli (University of Basilicata, Italy)
  • David Jou (Autonomous University of Barcelona,  Spain) -

Abstracts and schedule

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  • V. A. Cimmelli (University of Basilicata, Italy)

          Entropy principle and non-local constitutive equations in nanosystems

  • C. de Tomas (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain)

           The role of collective phonons in thermal transport

  • Y. Dong (Tsinghua University, Beijing, China)

          Heat diodes and transistors: a short introduction to phononics

  • Miroslav Grmela (Polytechnic School of Montreal, Canada)

           Hamiltonian and nonlocal continuum mechanics

  • Yu-Chao Hua (Tsinghua University, China)

          The principle of least action in heat transfer process

  • D. Jou (Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain)

           Heat transport in nanoporous systems and heat rectification effects

  • O. Muscato (University of Catania, Italy)

           Electron transport in silicon nanowires

  • L. Restuccia (University of Messina, Italy)

          Temperature in non-equilibrium systems with internal variables and implications on heat equation

  • P. Rogolino (University of Messina, Italy)

          Thermoelectric coupling in Thermomass theory

  • L. Saluto (University of Palermo, Italy)

           Inhomogeneous vortex tangles in superfluid helium turbulence

  • M. Sciacca  (University of Palermo, Italy)

           Effective thermal conductivity in narrow channels filled with Helium II: non-local effects and non-linear effects

  • A. Sellitto (University of Basilicata, Italy)

          Non-local constitutive equations for thermoelectric effects and its implications on thermoelectric energy conversion

  • F. Vázquez (Autonomous University of the State of Morelos, Mexico)

          Optimal performance and entropy generation transition from micro to nanoscaled thermoelectric layers