April, 2012

Compact Point-and-Shoot Thermal Imager

April 30th, 2012

Omega introduces its new line of compact thermal imagers powered by FLIR®. The OSXL-I series (FLIR I Series) is a compact, lightweight, point-and-shoot camera with an easy-to-use focus-free lens. This CE compliant product stores up…read more

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New IGBT Base Plate Technology

April 29th, 2012

Wolverine’s MicroCool® Division is proud to announce its global License Agreement with Infineon Technologies AG for the development, manufacture, and sale of its current MDT technology combined with existing clad metal material to create a…read more

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Air Flow Through Cooling Technology for Embedded Aerospace & Defense Systems

April 28th, 2012

Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions has licensed Northrop Grumman Corporation’s recently patented air-flow-through (AFT) cooling technology for use in CWCDS’s rugged, deployed embedded systems. Northrop Grumman’s AFT technology improves the air cooling of advanced electronic modules…read more

X-Ray Diffraction Reveals 3D Mechanics of Germanium-Crystal Arrays

April 27th, 2012

Scientists at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) are using X-ray diffraction to thoroughly understand a new type of nanostructure — square arrays of germanium (Ge) pillars that have very complex geometries and physical attributes.…read more

A Child’s Take on Electronics Cooling

April 26th, 2012

Today is National Take Your Kids To Work Day, and we had the opportunity to meet Elias Kilshaw. Watch the video to get his point of view on Electronics Cooling and Thermal Management.

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Researchers Use Cold Atoms to Simulate Graphene

April 26th, 2012

Scientists at ETH Zurich used a set of laser beams to create a honeycomb-like structure similar to that found in graphene. By loading ultracold atoms into this optical lattice, they can simulate electronic properties of…read more

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New 60-Watt Thermoelectric Temperature Controller

April 24th, 2012

ILX Lightwave has added the LDT-5940C to its portfolio of thermoelectric temperature controllers designed for testing of laser diodes and other optoelectronic devices.  The LDT-5940C features 60W of temperature control, an intuitive front panel, and…read more

The Fifteenth Meeting of the Symposium on Polymers

April 23rd, 2012

May 8 -10, Winterthur Museum & Gardens, Wilmington, Del. From its origins in polyimide materials and processes, The Symposium on Polymers has evolved into a comprehensive technical meeting with a broad focus on organic and…read more

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SAE 2012 World Congress

April 23rd, 2012

April 24-26, Cobo Center, Detroit, Mich. The SAE 2012 World Congress theme, Get Connected, represents the new and diverse connections that will drive significant advancements in the auto industry of tomorrow. Not only does the…read more

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Luminescent ‘LED-Type’ Design Breaks Efficiency Record

April 23rd, 2012

Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley have successfully designed a more efficient solar cell that is capable both of emitting light and absorbing it. The development came after researchers examined the reasoning behind why…read more

Nanoscale Phenomena with Potential for Computer Speed Advances

April 23rd, 2012

A team of University of Maryland scientists have discovered that when electric current is run through carbon nanotubes, objects nearby heat up while the nanotubes themselves stay cool. Understanding this completely unexpected new phenomenon could…read more

Air-to-Air Thermoelectric Cooling Assembly

April 22nd, 2012

Marlow Industries announced the availability of a new high-performance air-to-air thermoelectric cooling assembly—Climatherm. The new assemblies provide up to 125 percent greater performance than current air-to-air thermoelectric assemblies, in an exceptionally light and compact package.…read more

Magnetic Testing Ensures Reliability of Microelectronic Devices

April 21st, 2012

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new technique for measuring the adhesion strength between thin films of materials used in microelectronic devices, photovoltaic cells and MEMS using magnetic repulsion. The fixtureless…read more

New R&D Performance Record with 254 Lumen-Per-Watt Power LED

April 20th, 2012

Cree, Inc. delivers another industry first with a barrier-breaking 254 lumen-per-watt white R&D power LED. This significant milestone exceeds Cree’s previous R&D industry record of 231 lumens per watt and demonstrates Cree’s continued commitment to…read more