Aerospace

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 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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New Orders for Indian Satellites’ Heat Pipes

May 31st, 2016

(May 27, 2016) More orders have been secured by Avasarala Technologies Ltd, the city-based tier-1 supplier of critical components to strategic sectors, to supply heat pipes for Indian satellites. “As an import-substitute component, the pipes…read more

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Thin “Super-Flow Micro” Fan Offers 0.60cfm

May 18th, 2016

JARO has recently released their newest Micro-Fan available with 0.60cfm. The fan measures 17x17x4 mm (at 15,000rpm), and offers a static pressure  of 2.413 mm H2O, according to JARO. With operating voltages from 2.8 to…read more

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New Availability of Data Matrix Codes (DMCs)

May 9th, 2016

Rogers has announced that they can add data matrix codes (DMCs) to a wide range of metalized substrates, including direct-bonded-copper and active-metal-brazed substrates. The codes can be “text or numeric in form and encoded by…read more

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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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BIG Thermal Test for the JWST Test Model

April 25th, 2016

(April 22nd, 2016) The James Webb Space Telescope had an “observatory core” test model twin of itself constructed for the biggest thermal test Goddard mechanical integration technician, Chris Matthews, has ever had. Matthews’ team of…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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Small EHD Pump Solution May Cool Space Hardware

April 18th, 2016

(April 13th, 2016) Michal Talmor, a Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts, is focused on bringing electrohydrodynamic (EHD)-based thermal control to space exploration devices. Now in the…read more

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Study Shows LED Lighting Helps Grow Edible Plants for Space Missions

March 28th, 2016

The University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC) and Phillips Lighting have conducted a recent study to find that placing LED lighting in a lunar greenhouse prototype increases the amount of high-quality, edible lettuce…read more

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Higher Temperature Rated MLC Capacitors Announced

March 1st, 2016

Knowles brand, Dielectric Laboratories (DLI), has taken temperature performance to a level of 175°C in their Ultra-low ESR and High Q MLC capacitors. DLI detailed the following: “UL is an EIA Class I Stable TC,…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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