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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2014, Article ID 612417, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/612417
Research Article

Influence of Sonication on the Stability and Thermal Properties of Al2O3 Nanofluids

1School of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
2Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Received 2 September 2014; Revised 11 November 2014; Accepted 11 November 2014; Published 11 December 2014

Academic Editor: William W. Yu

Copyright © 2014 Monir Noroozi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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