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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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Diamonds May Take Silicon’s Place in Future Smartphones

March 28th, 2016

A startup called Akhan Semi suggests lab-grown diamonds can cool electronics more efficiently than silicon. Silicon costs a lot to keep cool, but lab-grown diamonds could eliminate cooling fans and heat sinks since they already…read more

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Overcoming Cooling Challenges Downloadable Webinar Now Available

March 21st, 2016

The recent Electronics Cooling with Autodesk CFD Webinar on how to ensure proper cooling as the electronics used in products change and improve is now available for download. Exploring ‘invisible elements’ like airflow and heat…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

NSA Finally Has a Plan for Their Superconducting Supercomputer

March 7th, 2016

The U.S. government has its eyes on “cryogenically cooled circuitry for tomorrow’s exascale computers,” reported Spectrum.IEEE.org, a dream over 50 years old. An electrical engineer of the NSA, Dudley Buck, “reported on his own work”…read more

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New 2D Semiconductor Performs Better Than Silicon

March 7th, 2016

A team of engineers from the University of Utah have discovered a new 2D semiconducting material that could outperform silicon, making electronics cooler and more efficient. “The semiconductor, made of the elements tin and oxygen,…read more

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More Energy Efficient Future Supercomputers Thanks to ATP Chemical Found in Humans

March 7th, 2016

Recently, scientists from McGill University have discovered that ATP, “a chemical which provides energy to cells inside the human body, could also power an energy efficient biological supercomputer,” according to Valuewalk.com. Valuewalk said the researchers…read more

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New High-Performance Thermal Interface Thin Film

March 1st, 2016

Fujipoly recently introduced its new thin film, thermal interface product, Sarcon® YR‐c. The Sarcon® YR‐c effectively eliminates near‐microscopic air gaps that exist between components when placed between a heat source such as a high‐performance semiconductor…read more

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Scientists Grow Efficient Light-Emitting Organic Semiconductor Crystals

February 19th, 2016

Recently, scientists from the faculty of physics of the Moscow State University have grown organic semiconductor crystals with extremely high light-emitting efficiency that can reduce the cost of creating light, flexible, and transparent light-emitting electronic…read more

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Nominations Open for IEEE ITherm Achievement Award

February 8th, 2016

The biennial ITherm Achievement Award is open for nominations for 2016. The Award is presented in recognition of significant contributions made in thermal and thermomechanical management of electronics, of pioneering and sustaining electronics thermal/thermomechanical research…read more

New Thermal Management Material for Semiconductors

October 19th, 2015

Honeywell Electronic Materials has announced the availability of a new thermal management material for semiconductors – the Honeywell PTM6000 Phase Change Material (PCM). The PTM6000 was designed to meet both high performance needs and long…read more

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