Publications

 

2017

Muñoz P., Abad B., Manzano C.V., Torres P., Cartoixà X., Alvarez F.X. and Martín M., Thermal conductivity of Bi2Te3 nanowires, How size affects phonon scattering, Nanoscale, doi: 10.1039/C7NR02173a

Torres P., Torelló A., Bafaluy J., Camacho J., Cartoixà X., Àlvarez F. X., First principles kinetic-collective thermal conductivity of semiconductors. Physical Review B., 95 165407, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.95.165407

2015

 De Tomas, C., Cantarero, A., Lopeandia, a F., & Alvarez, F. X. (2015). Enhancing of optic phonon contribution in hydrodynamic phonon transport. Journal of Applied Physics, 118(13), 134305. doi:10.1063/1.4932034

 P. Ferrando-Villalba, A. F. Lopeandia, F. X. Alvarez, et ál. (2015). Tailoring thermal conductivity by engineering compositional gradients in Si1-x Ge (x) superlattices. Nano Research, 8(9), 2833-2841. doi:10.1007/s12274-015-0788-9

2014

De Tomas, C., Cantarero, A., Lopeandia, a F., & Alvarez, F. X. (2014). Thermal conductivity of group-IV semiconductors from a kinetic-collective model. Proceedings. Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences / the Royal Society, 470(2169), 20140371. doi:10.1098/rspa.2014.0371

De Tomas, C., Cantarero, A., Lopeandia, A. F., & Alvarez, F. X. (2014). From kinetic to collective behavior in thermal transport on semiconductors and semiconductor nanostructures. Journal of Applied Physics, 115(16), 164314. doi:10.1063/1.4871672

Ferrando-Villalba, P., Lopeandia, a F., Abad, L., Llobet, J., Molina-Ruiz, M., Garcia, G., Rodríguez-Viejo, J. (2014). In-plane thermal conductivity of sub-20 nm thick suspended mono-crystalline Si layers. Nanotechnology, 25(18), 185402. doi:10.1088/0957-4484/25/18/185402

Cantarero, A., & Alvarez, F. X. (2014). Thermoelectric Effects: Semiclassical and Quantum Approaches from the Boltzmann Transport Equation. In X. Wang & Z. M. Wang (Eds.), Nanoscale Thermoelectrics (Vol. 16, pp. 1–39). Cham: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-02012-9

2013

Criado-Sancho, M., Alvarez, F. X., & Jou, D. (2013). Thermal rectification in inhomogeneous nanoporous Si devices. Journal of Applied Physics, 114(5), 053512. doi:10.1063/1.4816685

 2012

Martínez-Vilalta, J., Mencuccini, M., Alvarez, X., Camacho, J., Loepfe, L., & Piñol, J. (2012). Spatial distribution and packing of xylem conduits. American Journal of Botany, 99(7), 1189–96. doi:10.3732/ajb.1100384

Sellitto, A., Alvarez, F. X., & Jou, D. (2012). Geometrical dependence of thermal conductivity in elliptical and rectangular nanowires. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 55(11-12), 3114–3120. doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2012.02.045

 2011

Alvarez, F. X., Jou, D., & Sellitto, A. (2011). Phonon Boundary Effects and Thermal Conductivity of Rough Concentric Nanowires. Journal of Heat Transfer, 133(2), 022402. doi:10.1115/1.4002439

 Sellitto, A., Alvarez, F. X., & Jou, D. (2011). Phonon-wall interactions and frequency-dependent thermal conductivity in nanowires. Journal of Applied Physics, 109(6), 064317. doi:10.1063/1.3565138

 Jou, D., Sellitto, A., & Alvarez, F. X. (2011). Heat waves and phonon-wall collisions in nanowires. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 467(2133), 2520–2533. doi:10.1098/rspa.2010.0645

Sellitto, A., Alvarez, F. X., & Jou, D. (2011). Phonon-wall interactions and frequency-dependent thermal conductivity in nanowires. Journal of Applied Physics, 109(6), 064317. doi:10.1063/1.3565138

2010

Alvarez, F. X., Alvarez-Quintana, J., Jou, D., & Viejo, J. R. (2010). Analytical expression for thermal conductivity of superlattices. Journal of Applied Physics, 107(8), 084303. doi:10.1063/1.3386464

Alvarez, F. X., & Jou, D. (2010). Boundary Conditions and Evolution of Ballistic Heat Transport. Journal of Heat Transfer, 132(1), 12404. doi:10.1115/1.3156785

Alvarez, F. X., Jou, D., & Sellitto, A. (2010). Pore-size dependence of the thermal conductivity of porous silicon: A phonon hydrodynamic approach. Applied Physics Letters, 97(3), 033103. doi:10.1063/1.3462936

Mencuccini, M., Martinez-Vilalta, J., Piñol, J., Loepfe, L., Burnat, M., Alvarez, X., … Gil, D. (2010). A quantitative and statistically robust method for the determination of xylem conduit spatial distribution. American Journal of Botany, 97(8), 1247–59. doi:10.3732/ajb.0900289

Sellitto, A., Alvarez, F. X., & Jou, D. (2010). Second law of thermodynamics and phonon-boundary conditions in nanowires. Journal of Applied Physics, 107(6), 64302. doi:10.1063/1.3309477

Sellitto, A., Alvarez, F. X., & Jou, D. (2010). Temperature dependence of boundary conditions in phonon hydrodynamics of smooth and rough nanowires. Journal of Applied Physics, 107(11), 114312. doi:10.1063/1.3431348

2009

Alvarez, F. X., & Jou, D. (2009). Statistical physics and fluctuations in ballistic non-equilibrium systems. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 388(12), 2367–2372. doi:10.1016/j.physa.2009.02.030

Alvarez, F. X., Jou, D., & Sellitto, A. (2009). Phonon hydrodynamics and phonon-boundary scattering in nanosystems. Journal of Applied Physics, 105(1), 014317. doi:10.1063/1.3056136

2008

Alvarez, F. X., & Casas-Vázquez, J. (2008). Robustness of the nonequilibrium entropy related to the Maxwell-Cattaneo heat equation. Physical Review E, 77(3), 31110. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.77.031110

Alvarez, F. X., & Jou, D. (2008). Size and frequency dependence of effective thermal conductivity in nanosystems. Journal of Applied Physics, 103(9), 94321. doi:10.1063/1.2913057

 Alvarez-Quintana, J., Alvarez, X., Rodriguez-Viejo, J., Jou, D., Lacharmoise, P. D., Bernardi, A., … Alonso, M. I. (2008). Cross-plane thermal conductivity reduction of vertically uncorrelated Ge∕Si quantum dot superlattices. Applied Physics Letters, 93(1), 13112. doi:10.1063/1.2957038

2007

Alvarez, F. X., & Jou, D. (2007). Memory and nonlocal effects in heat transport: From diffusive to ballistic regimes. Applied Physics Letters, 90(8), 83109. doi:10.1063/1.2645110

Alvarez, X., & Jou, D. (2007). Extended entropy and irreversible thermodynamics of a Lorentz diffusive gas. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 377(1), 79–83. doi:10.1016/j.physa.2006.09.030

Alvarez-Quintana, J., Rodríguez-Viejo, J., Alvarez, F. X., & Jou, D. (2011). Thermal conductivity of thin single-crystalline germanium-on-insulator structures. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 54(9-10), 1959–1962. doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.01.006

 

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