We present a concept for development of high thermal conductivity thermal interface materials (TIMs) via a rapid formation of conductive network. In particular we use molecular dynamics simulations to demonstrate the possibility of a formation of a network of solid nanoparticles in liquid solution and establish wetting and volume fraction conditions required for a rapid formation of such network. Then, we use Monte-Carlo simulations to determine effective thermal conductivity of the solid/liquid composite material. The presence of a percolating network dramatically increases the effective thermal conductivity, as compared to values characterizing dispersed particle structures.

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