Applications

Distribution of Carbon Nanotubes in Composite Materials Mapped

July 6th, 2015

Researchers from the National institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Maryland have collected techniques to map the nanoscale structure of carbon nanotubes inside a composite material…read more

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Researchers Create New Formula to Calculate Maximum Efficiency of Thermoelectric Materials

July 6th, 2015

A new formula has been produced by researchers from the University of Houston for calculating the maximum efficiency of thermoelectric materials. The formula’s purpose is to speed up the development of new materials for practical…read more

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New Materials Technology Brochure Released

July 1st, 2015

Thermacore, Inc. released a new materials technology brochure which offers information about the company’s Materials Technology Division (MTD) including material development and processing capabilities. Some of the capabilities, products and services discussed in the brochure include…read more

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New Thermoelectric Coolers Ideal for Cooling in Harsh Environments

July 1st, 2015

EIC Solutions, Inc., introduces the ThermoTEC™ series, which includes two new High Delta T Thermoelectric Air Conditioners known as the 142 series and the 146 series. The ThermoTec 142 and 146 coolers can withstand harsh…read more

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Graphene Doubles Charging Capacity of Lithium-ion Batteries

June 30th, 2015

Researchers from the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology have discovered how to double the charging capacity of lithium-ion batteries. By coating the silicone anodes in lithium-ion batteries with graphene, the charging capacity nearly doubles. The…read more

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German Associations to Research Efficient Car Battery Charging

June 30th, 2015

A group of companies and universities in Germany will research how car batteries can be charged more efficiently for a project called Luftstrom.  The project focuses on using new semiconductors and water cooling to increase…read more

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Outdoor Cooler Improves Cellular Coverage; Protects Telecom Battery Cabinets

June 29th, 2015

Laird introduces its new AA-480 Series Outdoor Cooler, an air-to-air cooler that improves reliability of cell phone coverage, during power outages via emergency batteries in wireless stations. It also protects telecommunication battery cabinets and outdoor…read more

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New Fast Curing Silicone Designed for High Performance Bonding

June 29th, 2015

Master Bond Inc. announces the MasterSil 912Med, a new one-part, neutral curing silicone designed for high performance bonding, coating and sealing for medical devices. It easily adheres to materials including ceramics, composites, glass, metals, rubbers,…read more

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Discovered Material May Reduce Heat Buildup in Computer Chips

June 23rd, 2015

Researchers conducting x-ray studies at the U.S. Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have observed a possible solution for reducing heat buildup in computer chips for the first time. The team observed “an exotic…read more

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Liquid-cooled Superchargers Yield Faster Charging for Electric Cars

June 23rd, 2015

Tesla Motors introduces new liquid-cooled supercharging stations for its electric cars that offer faster charging and increase traveling range. Tesla’s Model S luxury sedan can now charge fully in only 30 minutes and its range…read more

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University Installs Liquid-cooling Solution

June 23rd, 2015

CoolIT Systems has successfully installed its liquid cooling DCLC rack at the Center for Biological Sequence Analysis at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). The DCLC rack uses waste heat and converts it into usable…read more

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New IGBT Series Reduces EMI and Power Dissipation

June 22nd, 2015

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) has expanded its Insulated-Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) product portfolio with the addition of a new 650V M-series. “The new M-series is co-packaged with a soft and fast freewheeling diode…read more

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Splash Proof Fan Offers Long Lifespan

June 22nd, 2015

Sanyo Denki introduces its new IP68 splash proof fan with high airflow and a long lifespan. The water and dust resistant fan’s measurements are 40 x 40 x 28 mm. It is ideal for use…read more

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Reducing Reliance on Water for Cooling in Data Centers

June 9th, 2015

The severe drought in California has spiked concerns about the availability of water to operate data centers. Since water is extremely important for cooling facilities, other approaches of water usage in data centers reportedly need…read more

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