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New Liquid Cooled HPC Cluster Launched

February 8th, 2016

CoolIT Systems has successfully completed the second deployment of its Rack DCLC™ liquid cooling solution at the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC) in partnership with Huawei. The liquid cooled solution is part of the HPC…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

Innovative Liquid Cooling Technology for the ExaNeSt Project

January 8th, 2016

Iceotope is using innovative liquid cooling technology for the European project ExaNeSt as reported by Inside HPC. The ExaNeSt project objective is to develop a prototype exascale supercomputer in three years. Peter Hopton from Iceotope…read more

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Compact PC with Liquid Cooling System

November 16th, 2015

Simon Laine, a Swedish PC modder, recently built a PC with a liquid cooling system. According to Forbes, the PC known as “Luna” has an Intel Core i7-4770R, which has Iris Pro 5200 graphics. For…read more

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New Option for LCD to Printed Circuit Board Connections

October 29th, 2015

Fujipoly recently introduced the Series 5002 Silver Zebra connector. The connector is a low-cost, long-life option for LCD to printed circuit board connections, and can be used as a board to board connector where space…read more

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Researchers Send De-ionized Water Within Few Hundred Microns of Transistors

October 20th, 2015

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have announced a breakthrough in increasing processing power. “Their innovative design involves sending liquid coolant—in the form of de-ionized water—through microfluidic passages within a few hundred microns of…read more

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Graphene-based Inks Yield Low Cost and High Speed Printing in Electronics

October 20th, 2015

A team of researchers at the University of Cambridge, along with the Cambridge-based company Novalia, have produced new graphene-based inks which could lead to high-speed manufacturing of printed electronics. The method involves adding graphene and…read more

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Laser-Melted Graphite Leads to Linear Chains of Carbon Atoms

September 30th, 2015

Scientists from Lawrence Livermore have discovered a way to generate linear chains of carbon atoms from laser-melted graphite. The material, known as carbyne, has many properties, including the capability of adjusting the amount of electrical…read more

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New Technique in Photonic ICs and Optical Computing

September 30th, 2015

A new technique could be a big step toward photonic ICs and optical computing, according to researchers at ITMO University in St. Petersburg, Russia. The technique uses a single silicon nanoparticle as an optical transistor. “In…read more

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University Produces Smart Compliers to Assist Research During ‘Dark Silicon’ Era

September 8th, 2015

Researchers from Lancaster University believe a ‘dark silicon’ era is rapidly approaching. This era suggests more than 80 percent of computer processors’ transistors will be turned off and ‘remain dark’ in order to prevent the…read more

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Atom Cooling Technique Discovered

August 25th, 2015

A team of researchers from the University of Southampton have successfully used matter waves to cool molecules that cannot be handled by typical laser methods. This is the first demonstration of this technique, which was…read more

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Solid-state CPU Cooler Offers Advanced Cooling

August 24th, 2015

Phononic unveils a new solid-state CPU cooler, the Phononic model HEX 1.0. The small package, with dimensions of 4.3″ x 3.5″ x 3.5″, offers an advanced cooling performance despite its tiny size. “Unlike traditional heatsink/fan…read more

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Liquid-cooled Primergy Server to Cut Energy Costs in Half

August 12th, 2015

Fujitsu unveiled a new liquid-cooled Primergy server, the Primergy CX400 M1, which will cut energy costs in half and increase density in data centers by five times. “Fujitsu is revolutionizing data center design, and is…read more

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California Energy Code Updated; New Regulations for Cooling Data Centers

July 28th, 2015

The California Energy Code, also known Title 24 of the CA Code of Regulations – part 6, has been revised. The new revision implements new regulations for cooling data centers and server rooms in order…read more

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