Materials, Compounds, Adhesives, Substrates

Graphene Nanoflakes Better Dissipates Electronics’ Heat

May 2nd, 2016

(April 29, 2016) Recently, a team of researchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have developed a more efficient approach to cooling electronics using graphene nanoflake-based film. According to E&T, the team performed “experiments…read more

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Potential Electronics Cooling Application of Carbon Nanotubes

April 25th, 2016

(April 21st, 2016) A technique has been found that could allow carbon nanotubes to be used in electronic cooling and as devices in microchips, sensors and circuits in the future. Phys.org reported that the technique…read more

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Thermal Innovations Win Award and Industry Recognition

April 25th, 2016

(April 19th, 2016) Henkel’s Adhesive Technologies recently won two NPI Awards presented at last month’s APEX event in Las Vegas, as reported by EMCNow.com. According to EMCNow.com, Henkel had its third consecutive win in the…read more

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New “Form-In-Place” Product with Process Demonstration Video

April 22nd, 2016

JONES TECH recently released their newest “Form-In-Place” Product with a video that demonstrates their FIP process. Their thermal product offerings include thermal pads, thermal greases, thermal gels, phase change materials, and synthetic graphite. Jones Tech…read more

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iNEMI ROADMAP IDENTIFIES TRENDS IMPACTING ELECTRONICS THERMAL MANAGEMENT

April 14th, 2016

iNEMI ROADMAP IDENTIFIES TRENDS IMPACTING ELECTRONICS THERMAL MANAGEMENT   PREFACE The International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative (iNEMI) is an industry-led consortium of approximately 100 leading electronics manufacturers, suppliers, associations, government agencies and universities. One of iNEMI’s…read more

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Electrocaloric Polymers That Create On-Demand Cooling

April 11th, 2016

A team of researchers from Pennsylvania State University have recently developed a blend of ferroelectric polymers that could cool chips and small scale systems on demand. According to NewElectronics these are called electrocaloric materials, and…read more

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Formula Developed for Heat Transfer Between Near-Field Bodies

April 11th, 2016

Alejandro Rodriguez, a researcher at Princeton, and colleagues at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a formula that describes the maximum heat transfer between near-field objects in a recent study. Phys.org claimed…read more

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New Power Electronics Will Allow Army Vehicles’ Electronics to Operate at High Temperatures

April 4th, 2016

The US Army has awarded GE Aviation with a contract to develop silicon carbide-based power electronics that will allow high-voltage, next-generation ground vehicles to operate at higher temperatures. “The US Army’s implementation of [this technology…read more

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New Particle Creates Less Heat, Saves Energy

March 28th, 2016

Researchers have discovered a new particle that doesn’t consume a lot of energy, and thus doesn’t require an elaborate cooling system. It is called the Weyl fermion, a particle that only exists inside materials and…read more

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New TIMs That Offer High Thermal Conductivity

March 21st, 2016

Chomerics Europe, a division of Parker Hannifin, has recently revealed a new thermal interface material with high thermal conductivity and very low deflection force designed for effective heat dissipation in telecommunication, IT, and automotive applications,…read more

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Registration for Thermal Conference Opens

March 21st, 2016

ITherm 2016 has now opened registration for the conference running from May 31 to June 3, 2016 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. ITherm 2016 is the leading international conference for scientific and…read more

New Hybrid Adhesives Use UV Cure and Heat Cure Combination

January 8th, 2016

Epoxy Technology Inc. has released a new line of UV Hybrid adhesives. The company says these adhesives allow “engineers to reach new levels of production/process improvement” and afford “greater design flexibility.” They use “a primary…read more

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New Cost-effective Method for Producing Graphene

November 30th, 2015

Recently, researchers at the University of Glasgow in Scotland have discovered how to produce large sheets of high-quality graphene in a way that is 100 times less expensive than previous methods. “The University of Glasgow…read more

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New Synthetic ‘Water Adhesive’ Stronger than Natural Adhesives

November 23rd, 2015

MIT engineers have developed a synthetic, sticky hydrogel – or “tough, bonding water,” as lead paper author Hyunwoo Yuk calls it – that could be used as an adhesive for boats, submarines and other underwater…read more

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