Preparation and Performance of Polyethylene Glycol/Titanium Dioxide Phase Change Materials

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In the present study, a novel phase change material polyethylene glycol (PEG) / titanium dioxide (TiO2) composite was prepared and characterized by DSC, FT-IR, SEM and WAXD. The melting temperature and latent heats of PEG/ TiO2 was determined using differential scanning calorimeter (DSC). The interactions between PEG and TiO2 were analyzed by Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy. In the form-stable blends, PEG acted like phase change material when the TiO2 served as supporting material. SEM and WAXD tests were performed to investigate the crystalline morphology. PEG/ TiO2 composite were proven a good polymeric phase change heat storage material.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 183-185)

Edited by:

Yanguo Shi and Jinlong Zuo

Pages:

2082-2085

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.183-185.2082

Citation:

Q. S. Shi et al., "Preparation and Performance of Polyethylene Glycol/Titanium Dioxide Phase Change Materials", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 183-185, pp. 2082-2085, 2011

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January 2011

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