Rice University Unveils New Way to Beat the Heat in Electronics

A nanocomposite invented at Rice University’s Brown School of Engineering promises to be a superior high-temperature dielectric material for flexible electronics, energy storage and electric devices. The nanocomposite combines one-dimensional polymer nanofibers and two-dimensional boron nitride nanosheets. The nanofibers reinforce the self-assembling material while the “white graphene” nanosheets

Modulating the Thermal Conductivity in Hexagonal Boron Nitride

Hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) is a technologically important layered material used as a dielectric spacer, encapsulant, ultraviolet laser emitter, and hyperbolic material in electronic and photonic applications1,2,3. More recently, h-BN has attracted attention for thermal management of electronics as theoretical calculations4predicted an