Coolers

Comparison of HPC/Telecom Data Center Cooling Methods by Operating and Capital Expense

May 21st, 2015

By: Dr. Alexander Yatskov; Thermal Form & Function Inc. Introduction Current high-performance computing (HPC) and Telecom trends have shown that the number of transistors per chip has continued to grow in recent years, and data…read more

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Data Center Energy Savings: Total Liquid Cooling versus Indirect Liquid Cooling

May 21st, 2015

By: Yong Quiang Chi, Peter Hopton and Keith Deakin, Iceotope Ltd Jonathan Summers, Alan Real, Nik Kapur and Harvey Thompson, University of Leeds Introduction Improvements in energy efficiency and performance of data centers are possible…read more

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A Simple Method to Understand Trade-Offs in Data Center Cooling

May 20th, 2015

By: Dustin W. Demetriou, PhD Cooling and thermal management are critical to data center reliability. Many organizations see cooling as a differentiating factor in the lifecycle cost of their data center. Recent industry guidelines [1]…read more

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UPenn Physicists Discover New Material that May Cool Computers

May 5th, 2015

Heat emitted from computers, laptops and other electronic devices during use is regularly caused by numerous transistors overcrowded in the devices. This also expels large amounts of wasted heat energy. A pair of physicists from…read more

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Cooling System for Computer Processors Could Save Consumers Billions

May 5th, 2015

A patented passive cooling system for computer processors could save U.S. consumers more than 6.3 billion dollars in electricity costs per year. The system is currently being manufactured at the University of Alabama in Huntsville…read more

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Scientist Uses Virus to Slow Down Water Boiling; Improves Cooling of Electronics

April 14th, 2015

Matthew McCarthy, Ph.D., a scientist from Drexel University, has discovered the process of boiling water can be sped up with aid of a virus. McCarthy realized improvements are not made to the surface used to…read more

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Thermoelectric Coolers Ideal for Cooling Mobile Devices in All Environments

April 13th, 2015

EIC Solutions Inc. introduces a product line of Auto-ranging (M105) Thermoelectric Air Conditioners. The ThermoTEC 141, 145 and 151 series have auto ranging power capabilities. The auto ranging feature is ideal for cooling mobile devices…read more

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ASU Engineer’s Computing Node Research Suggests Large Reduction in Energy Usage

April 7th, 2015

Carole-Jean Wu, computer scientist and engineer at Arizona State University, is gaining recognition for her work to improve energy efficiency of computing nodes, which includes everything from smartphones and tablets, to desktop processors and data…read more

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Liquid Cooling in Mobile Devices Increases Heat Dissipation Speeds

March 24th, 2015

Fujitsu Engineers have reportedly discovered a better way to dissipate heat from mobile devices. By using liquid cooling, heat dissipation occurs five times faster than current dissipation methods. “It’s built a microscale heat pipe, less…read more

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New Data Center Design Reduces Space; Increases Cooling Productivity

March 24th, 2015

One company hopes to create an entirely new design for data centers for the industry. Vapor IO introduces a new “Data Center Aisle” concept.  This vapor chamber design encompasses a room filled with round black…read more

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Liquid Immersion in the Data Center: A Modular Approach for Cooling High-Performance Microelectronics

March 20th, 2015

Introduction While data enter energy consumption is already significant, the growth of a global cloud-based economy along with society’s need for constant social networking connectivity will cause this number to rise even further. The world’s…read more

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Immersion Cooling Emerges as New Cooling Technology

March 9th, 2015

Immersion cooling, in which electronics are submerged in liquid coolants, is gaining popularity in the cooling industry. Companies have become aware of the benefits of immersion cooling in extreme environments, such as oil rigs or…read more

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Universal Cooler Ideal for Tilting Luminaires

February 19th, 2015

MechaTronix launches a new universal cooler for LED thermal management, known as the BJB LED star cooler GH36d. “The BJB LED star cooler GH36d is specifically designed for LED thermal management in luminaires using the…read more

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Bendable Heat Pipes Ideal for Space-limited Applications

February 19th, 2015

Jaro Thermal announces its new ultra-slim, maintenance free, “Capillary” heatpipes that allow cooling from 5W to 35W. These heatpipes use water as working fluid “that continually alternates between evaporation and condensation. This constant cycling of water to…read more

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