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Engineer Develops Nanoscale Pillars to Produce More Efficient Electronics

April 14th, 2015

Seong Jin Koh, an engineer from the University of Texas at Arlington, has received a $300,000 grant that will allow him to build nanoscale pillars, which will lead to more energy-efficient transistors in electronic devices.…read more

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Startup Utilizes Waste Heat and Lowers Server Computing Costs

April 14th, 2015

Nerdalize, a Dutch startup company, wants to utilize waste heat generated from servers to heat homes for free. The company offers “eRadiators,” which are high-performance servers that also act as radiators. The company plans to…read more

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Thermal Foil Sheets Offer Advanced Thermal Management in Smartphones

April 13th, 2015

Angstron Materials Inc. has developed a family of thermal foil products ideal for smartphones, and other hand-held devices. The new thermal foil sheets have a thickness of from 5 um to 40 um and thermal…read more

Thermoelectric Coolers Ideal for Cooling Mobile Devices in All Environments

April 13th, 2015

EIC Solutions Inc. introduces a product line of Auto-ranging (M105) Thermoelectric Air Conditioners. The ThermoTEC 141, 145 and 151 series have auto ranging power capabilities. The auto ranging feature is ideal for cooling mobile devices…read more

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ASU Engineer’s Computing Node Research Suggests Large Reduction in Energy Usage

April 7th, 2015

Carole-Jean Wu, computer scientist and engineer at Arizona State University, is gaining recognition for her work to improve energy efficiency of computing nodes, which includes everything from smartphones and tablets, to desktop processors and data…read more

Combination of Polymers Yields Advantages for Electronics Manufacturers and Lighting Industry

April 7th, 2015

The high cost of LED bulbs has resulted in manufacturers in the lighting industry to reduce costs and improve performance in the assembly process. Nicolas Sunderland, senior scientist, and Terry G. Davis, principal engineer of…read more

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Heatsink 101: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know Web Seminar

March 26th, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM US/Eastern Online Event This web seminar focuses on how heatsinks work and how to design a heatsink while considering all the critical factors such as size,…read more

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Liquid Cooling in Mobile Devices Increases Heat Dissipation Speeds

March 24th, 2015

Fujitsu Engineers have reportedly discovered a better way to dissipate heat from mobile devices. By using liquid cooling, heat dissipation occurs five times faster than current dissipation methods. “It’s built a microscale heat pipe, less…read more

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Overheating Issues Stall Release of Sony’s Xperia Z4

March 24th, 2015

The release of Sony’s Xperia Z4 has been delayed due to heat dissipation issues in the Snapdragon 810 processor in the device. The Snapdragon 810 chip reportedly has overheating issues and Sony is working to…read more

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New Data Center Design Reduces Space; Increases Cooling Productivity

March 24th, 2015

One company hopes to create an entirely new design for data centers for the industry. Vapor IO introduces a new “Data Center Aisle” concept.  This vapor chamber design encompasses a room filled with round black…read more

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Clear Encapsulant Ideal for Outdoor LED Lighting Applications

March 23rd, 2015

Dow Corning introduces a new clear and reliable Encapsulant for harsh outdoor LED lighting applications. The EI-1184 Silicone Encapsulant features high transparency, high weatherability, long lasting protection in harsh outdoor and indoor environments, and protection…read more

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Liquid Immersion in the Data Center: A Modular Approach for Cooling High-Performance Microelectronics

March 20th, 2015

Introduction While data enter energy consumption is already significant, the growth of a global cloud-based economy along with society’s need for constant social networking connectivity will cause this number to rise even further. The world’s…read more

Google’s 10 rules for Designing Data Centers Include Cooling Tips

March 10th, 2015

Google announces its 10 rules for designing data centers. Joe Kava, vice president of Google’s data centers, noted that the rules follow the original 10 core principles of the company. Google’s first rule is “Focus…read more

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New LED Lamps offer Double the Intensity of Traditional Products

March 9th, 2015

DELO introduces two new compact LED lamps that offer high efficiency and double the intensity of its 400 nm lamps. The DELOLUX 20 and DELOLUX 202 can reach an intensity up to 600 mW/cm². The lamps…read more

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