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New Internal PWM Signal Control Fans

July 26th, 2016

Delta’s new PWM (pulse-width modulation) regulates the voltage signal between fully on and fully off, controlling the speed of a fan. The PWM function is commonly used in OEM cases. Delta also provides standard PWM…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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Fan-less Modular 600W PSU Announced

July 26th, 2016

Excelsys has recently announced the development of its CoolX600, a fan-less modular 600W power supply that is 215 x 115 x 40mm (8.5 x 4.5inch x 1U). CoolX600 can be populated with up to four…read more

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New Material Allows Quantum Computing without Overheating

July 26th, 2016

(July 21, 2016) Recently, with the use of some everyday materials, researchers discovered a breakthrough that would allow quantum computing at room temperature. “A long conduction electron spin lifetime in metallic-like material made up of…read more

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Liquid Cooled Computer Runs Train Safety Big Data Analysis

July 26th, 2016

(July 15, 2016) According to CBROnline.com, the “Institute of Railway Research has chosen a liquid cooled high-performance computer to run railway safety big data risk analysis.” “The HPC called PetaGen 1C, immerses Intel server electronics…read more

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Google Uses AI to Control Cooling in Data Centers

July 26th, 2016

(July 20, 2016) Google has been using its newly acquired AI technology from DeepMind to reduce the amount of energy its data centers have been consuming. “The AI technology is applied to the management of…read more

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3D Printed Smartphone Case to Include Cooling Fans for Sustained Pokemon Go Play

July 19th, 2016

(July 18, 2016) A 3D printed smartphone case that may better support and cool smartphones has recently been designed and prototype printed. Made to look like a real life Pokédex, SparkFun user NPOOLE created the…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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Cooling Powerful Electronics with Powerful Sand

July 19th, 2016

(July 13, 2016) Recently, associate professor Baratunde Cola of the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology uncovered the “potential of silicon dioxide nanoparticles coated with a high dielectric constant polymer…read more

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Custom Modular Cooling Pumps Providing Off-The-Shelf Component Design

July 12th, 2016

Parker Aerospace, a business segment of global leader in motion and control technologies Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), announced a new family of cooling pumps featuring a common core of basic motor and pump components. According…read more

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Electric Cars Will Not Meet the Same Fate as HoverBoards’ Overheated Batteries

July 12th, 2016

(July 11, 2016) Where electric cars and hoverboards both use lithium-ion cells, electric cars will have a more diligent manufacturing process and thus more heat control. According to blog CarAndDriver.com, “Automotive-grade cells are very, very…read more

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Automobile Exposition Coming to Michigan This Year

July 12th, 2016

(July 6, 2016) The Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo will be coming to Novi, Michigan, USA on September 13 – 15, 2016. The “Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo is the premier showcase for…read more

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3D Printed Heat Sink Performs as Well as Conventional Heat Sinks with Annealing Process

July 12th, 2016

(July 8, 2016) Recently, Tong Wu, of the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, led a team of researchers who have discovered that manufacturers can create 3D printed heat sinks that can perform…read more

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Calculation Corner: Estimating The Effect Of Flow Bypass On Parallel Plate-Fin Heat Sink Performance

July 8th, 2016

by Bob Simons – Reprinted from ElectronicsCooling, Feb., 2004 [Formatted by B. Guenin, 4/4/16] In past issues of ElectronicsCooling, methodologies were presented for estimating parallel plate-fin heat sink thermal resistance [1] and pressure drop [2].…read more

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