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Graphene Grown From Tea Tree Extract

August 25th, 2015

Scientists have successfully grown high-quality graphene from a tea tree plant known as Melaleuca alternifolia. This plant is commonly used to make oils and medicine. The scientists’ paper has been published in a recent issue…read more

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DesignCon 2016

August 20th, 2015

DesignCon 2016 Jan 19- 21, 2016 Santa Clara, CA DesignCon is the premier conference for chip, board and systems design engineers in the high speed communications and semiconductor communities. It was created by engineers for…read more

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Hong Kong International Lighting Fair

August 19th, 2015

Hong Kong International Lighting Fair October 27 – 30, 2015 Hong Kong, China Organized by the HKTDC and held at the HKCEC, the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) is the largest autumn lighting…read more

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‘Wonder Material’ Graphene: Possible Solution for Energy Storage

August 17th, 2015

Graphene has been suggested as a possible solution in new energy storage techniques, leading researchers to suggest either adjusting Li-ion batteries, or using graphene as an energy storage medium itself. According to the an article…read more

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Air Force Inquires About New Thermal Management Solutions for Future Aircraft

August 11th, 2015

The U.S. Air Force is looking into new thermal management techniques to cool the electronics in future fighter aircraft. “Officials of the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, issued a broad…read more

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3D Shapes Formed from Flat Sheets of Graphene Paves way for Flexible Electronics

July 28th, 2015

A team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed a new method for forming 3D shapes from flat 2D sheets of graphene. This development will pave the way for flexible electronics and integrated…read more

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California Energy Code Updated; New Regulations for Cooling Data Centers

July 28th, 2015

The California Energy Code, also known Title 24 of the CA Code of Regulations – part 6, has been revised. The new revision implements new regulations for cooling data centers and server rooms in order…read more

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3D White Graphene Yields Fan-Free Cooling and Thermal Management Solutions

July 20th, 2015

Researchers from Rice University have discovered that 3D White Graphene could help cool small-scale electronic devices by itself. When the research group completed simulations of heat flows through 3D white graphene structures, which are made…read more

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Colored Electrically Conductive Inks and Coatings

July 20th, 2015

Creative Materials, Inc. introduces the 126-29 product series of electrically conductive inks and coatings. The inks and coatings are available in red, blue or yellow. “Colored conductive inks feature good color stability and minimal opportunity…read more

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Nanowires Showcase Unusual ‘Anelastic’ Properties

July 14th, 2015

Researchers from Brown University and North Carolina State University have discovered that nanowires made of semiconductor materials have pronounced anelasticity. This means that when the wires are bent, they slowly revert back to their original…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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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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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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