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Thermal Expansion Discovery Could Lead to More Durable Electronics

June 28th, 2016

(June 27, 2016) Standford professor of materials science and engineering, Reinhold Dauskardt, and doctoral candidate Joseph Burg, recently released a study revealing that the layers protecting transistors in chips respond differently to compression and tension…read more

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Two New Approaches to Thermal Management Problems

June 21st, 2016

(June 14, 2016) Recent research is looking at two opposite physical effects to keep chips cool by possibly distributing process loads across multiple cores. According to NewElectronics.co.uk, the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is conducting two…read more

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Microfluidic Cooling Could Be Answer to Heat Buildup in Microchips

June 13th, 2016

(June 4, 2016) DARPA is seeking out solutions for the massive problem of heat buildup in microchips. They think they found it in microfluidic cooling. They’ve initiated a program called ICECool Applications (Intra/Interchip Enhanced Cooling), according to…read more

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Sizes Added to Backward-Curved Impeller Line

June 8th, 2016

Rosenberg has recently expanded its high-efficiency E-Series backward-curved impellers to now include sizes from 12.4 to 22 inches with either AC or EC motors. The unique airfoil blade impeller increases energy efficiency by up to…read more

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Researchers May Have Solved the Problem of Thermal Resistance for ICs

May 23rd, 2016

(May 18, 2016) Researchers at Lockheed Martin are further exploring the idea of microspraying hot integrated circuits (ICs) to cool their thermal resistance problem. EETimes.com reported, “The efforts are focused on gallium-nitride (GaN) power amplifiers…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 Skived-Copper Fan Heat-sink Keeps Intel Servers Cool

May 18th, 2016

JARO has recently released their new low-profile, 1U CPU cooler with a heat-sink and blower, model JCC00066. Specifically designed for use with data storage, high-density, backup, or cloud servers, JARO’s cooler works well for Intel processors…read more

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Recall On Overheating Laptop Battery Packs

May 17th, 2016

(March 31, 2016) Toshiba recently issued a voluntary recall on its laptop battery packs for potential burn and fire hazards from overheating. According to ConsumerReports.org, the battery packs were manufactured by Panasonic and installed in…read more

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Laptops May Start Producing Far Less Heat

May 17th, 2016

(May 10, 2016) Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s postdoc Cui-Zu Chang and his colleagues have been “working to create devices with components which have little [to no] resistance to the flow of electricity” in laptops, according…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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Innovative Water Boiling Approach Could Cool Advanced Electronics

May 9th, 2016

Oregon State University engineers have recently discovered a new way to make advanced electronics more efficient by inducing and controlling boiling bubble formations. According to ScienceDaily.com, “The new approach is based on the use of…read more

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Liquid Cooling Used in New Off-Grid Power Generator and Water Purifier

May 3rd, 2016

(April 7, 2016) Watly has recently launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise the final needed funds for the release of its water sanitizing and electricity generating computer powered entirely by solar energy. The Watly 3.0…read more

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Software Update Leads to Device Failure by Overheating

May 2nd, 2016

(April 29, 2016) The new Nextfit Robin, an Android-based smartphone, experienced a major cooling malfunction after a recent software update which resulted in the phones overheating. The device normally heats up a bit when performing everyday…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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