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Ultra-Thin Thermoelectric Cooler Provides Precise Temperature Control for Optical Electronics

August 4th, 2016

Phononic recently announced its pico-TEC series, a high-performance solid-state thermoelectric module (TEM) designed to provide precise temperature control in order to meet the unique thermal management requirements of optoelectronics and fiber optic modules. The pico-TECs are…read more

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Thermal Conductor Research Project Joined by UH Physicist

August 2nd, 2016

(July 21, 2016) University of Houston’s MD Anderson Professor and physicist, Zhifeng Ren, has joined the $7.5 million collaboration to develop a material with a higher conductivity than diamonds. “Earlier research conducted in this field…read more

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Combination of Two Insulators Could Enable More Efficient Heat Management

August 2nd, 2016

(July 28, 2016) Recently, “researchers at the University of Utah and the University of Minnesota have discovered that when two oxide compounds—strontium titanate (STO) and neodymium titanate (NTO)—are joined together, they make an extraordinary conductive…read more

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Free Component Libraries Launched

July 26th, 2016

Würth Elektronik eiSos, a manufacturer of electronic and electromagnetical components, is now providing free component libraries of its passive components for Zuken’s CADSTAR design software. The libraries allow users to simply download the correct components…read more

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New Raytheon Power Module is Industry Breakthrough

July 19th, 2016

(July 14, 2016) Recently Raytheon has developed a “SiC-based high-temperature small-form-factor power module for electrical switching in harsh environments,” according to Semiconductor-Today.com. Semiconductor-Today reported that, “A prototype module that includes two 1200V silicon carbide (SiC)…read more

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Research Underway for Heat Conductor Substitutes for Diamond

July 5th, 2016

(July 5, 2016) Thanks to a research grant awarded from the Office of Naval Research for pursuing “high risk-high reward” scientific and technological breakthroughs, six universities are working to develop cost-effective and high-quality substitutes for…read more

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A Cooler Microchip Design with a Black Semiconductor

June 13th, 2016

(June 12, 2016) Researchers and scientists at the University of California-Berkeley have found that layered, crystalline black phosphorus could “lead to a new microchip design that lets heat flow away and keeps electrons moving,” said…read more

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Controlling the Heating and Cooling in Graphene

June 13th, 2016

(May 17, 2016) “Researchers from University of Groningen and the University of Manchester have now, for the first time, directly detected the Peltier effect in graphene that is either one or two atoms thick [and]…read more

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How to Choose the Right Solution for Effective Heat Management

June 7th, 2016

(June 3, 2016) Because electronics have shrunk significantly in recent years, the solutions to cool them must be adjusted. Electropages.com suggests “a case-specific analysis must be performed as each application is subject to different circumstances,”…read more

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New Method for Doping Single Crystals of Diamond Discovered

May 31st, 2016

(May 24, 2016) Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have recently introduced a new method for doping to bring diamonds a step further as semiconductors. Doping is a “process in which other elements are integrated…read more

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Thermoelectric Modules That Achieve Higher Heat Flux Densities For Cooling Industrial Lasers

May 23rd, 2016

Laird has recently developed a high heat flux density thermoelectric module (TEM) designed to achieve a higher heat pumping capacity than standard TEMs, called UltraTEC. “The UltraTEC Series TEM has a heat pumping capacity up…read more

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Self-Healable Electronic Material That Can Help Prevent Overheating

May 17th, 2016

(May 16, 2016) A new, more durable electronic material has recently been created to repair itself and heal all its functionality even after breaking several times. Phys.org detailed, “Self-healable materials are those that, after withstanding…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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Application of Diamond Heat Spreaders for the Thermal Management of GaN Devices

April 14th, 2016

Application of Diamond Heat Spreaders for the Thermal Management of GaN Devices Thomas Obeloer*, Bruce Bolliger Element Six Technologies 3901 Burton Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054 *thomas.obeloer@e6.com   Yong Han, Boon Long Lau, Gongyue Tang,…read more

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