Design

Researchers Use Infrared Laser to Refrigerate Liquids

November 23rd, 2015

Recently, the University of Washington research team has successfully used an infrared laser to cool water. According to Phys.org, the process uses a microscopic crystal suspended in water and an infrared laser light, to cool…read more

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Compact PC with Liquid Cooling System

November 16th, 2015

Simon Laine, a Swedish PC modder, recently built a PC with a liquid cooling system. According to Forbes, the PC known as “Luna” has an Intel Core i7-4770R, which has Iris Pro 5200 graphics. For…read more

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Fan wins iF Design Award

October 29th, 2015

Recently, Sunon has won the iF Design Award for its “LED Lighting Ventilation Fan.” The design of the product combines ventilation fans with LED lighting. The fan delivers an ultra-high air flow and high energy…read more

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Thermoplastically Deformable Electronic Circuits to Improve LEDs

October 27th, 2015

This week, at the Meeting of the International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society (IMAPS 2015), CMST and imec (a lab at Ghent University) will present a new thermoplastically deformable electronic circuit. This circuit enables low…read more

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Electron Chirality in Graphene Impacts Current Flow

October 27th, 2015

A group of researchers from Russia and the U.K. have discovered that electron chirality in graphene impacts current flow. The team’s paper, which was published in the journal Nature Physics, explains how the group detected…read more

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Graphene-based Inks Yield Low Cost and High Speed Printing in Electronics

October 20th, 2015

A team of researchers at the University of Cambridge, along with the Cambridge-based company Novalia, have produced new graphene-based inks which could lead to high-speed manufacturing of printed electronics. The method involves adding graphene and…read more

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New Material Boosts Efficiency of Solar Cells and Improves Cooling

September 29th, 2015

Researchers from Stanford University have successfully improved the efficiency of solar cells and solar panels. They have developed a transparent overlay material, a patterned silica material on top of a normal solar cell, which increases…read more

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Company CEO Asks “Is Free Cooling Really Free?” At Conference

September 22nd, 2015

CEO of LiquidCooling Solutions, Inc., Herb Zien, is serving on a panel until Thursday, Sept. 24, at the North America’s Emerging Green Conference in Portland, Oregon. On Wednesday Sept. 23, from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.,…read more

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Thermal Invisibility Cloak Improves Heat Distribution in Electronics

September 22nd, 2015

A team of researchers from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore has developed a thermal invisibility cloak that would improve heat distribution in electronic devices by redirecting incoming heat. The cloaks are capable of…read more

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University Produces Smart Compliers to Assist Research During ‘Dark Silicon’ Era

September 8th, 2015

Researchers from Lancaster University believe a ‘dark silicon’ era is rapidly approaching. This era suggests more than 80 percent of computer processors’ transistors will be turned off and ‘remain dark’ in order to prevent the…read more

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Two Phase Cooling System for Data Centers

September 8th, 2015

Ebullient introduces a two phase cooling system for data centers – the Ebullient Cooling System (ECS). It can cool up to 12 heat sources in series in a continuous loop while maintaining a device temperature…read more

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Lithium Atoms Turn Graphene into a Superconductor

September 1st, 2015

Physicists in Canada and Germany have proved that graphene turns into a superconductor when ‘decorated’ with lithium atoms, which could lead to a new generation of superconducting nanoscale devices, according to Nanotechweb.org. In 2005, physicists…read more

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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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