Defense

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

Cooling Matters

September 16th, 2015

AIR FORCE INQUIRES ABOUT THERMAL MGMT.SOLUTIONS FOR FUTURE AIRCRAFT 8/11/15 – The U.S. Air Force is looking into new thermal management techniques to cool the electronics in future fighter aircraft. “Officials of the Air Force Research…read more

Air Force Inquires About New Thermal Management Solutions for Future Aircraft

August 11th, 2015

The U.S. Air Force is looking into new thermal management techniques to cool the electronics in future fighter aircraft. “Officials of the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, issued a broad…read more

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Need for Heat Spreaders Yields New Cooling Technologies

January 6th, 2015

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and a small business partner have announced they are developing technologies that will help electronics stay cool. With funding from the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program,…read more

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Experiments Demonstrate Graphene is 10 times Stronger than Steel

December 9th, 2014

A research group from Rice University and the University of Massachusetts have discovered that graphene, one of the strongest materials in the world, is 10 times stronger than steel and can stop a speeding bullet.…read more

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Thermal Facts and Fairy Tales: Historical Suggestions for Thermal Management of Electronics

May 29th, 2014

Jim Wilson, Engineering Fellow Raytheon Company I have a small book in my office labeled “Suggestions for Designers of Navy Electronic Equipment, 1970 Edition” that was given to me several years ago by the editor…read more

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Liquid Helium Cools Superconductive Cables

January 28th, 2014

Scientists at Florida State University have used helium gas to cool superconductive cables in a breakthrough that could enable the development of next-generation power systems for future naval ships with advanced weapons systems. The discovery…read more

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Heating Up Nanodevices May Keep Electronics Cool

January 28th, 2014

As electronic devices have grown smaller and more powerful, new thermal management methods have been created to help prevent them from overheating; however, researchers and engineers are in a constant race to come up with…read more

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NSA to Cool New Data Center with Wastewater in Controversial Deal

January 10th, 2014

The National Security Agency (NSA) has announced plans to use 5 million gallons per day of treated wastewater from Howard County in Maryland to cool its huge Fort Meade data center, which is expected to…read more

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Thermoelectric Coolers for High Temperature Environments

November 22nd, 2013

Thermoelectric air conditioner supplier EIC Solutions has expanded its line of ThermoTEC thermoelectric coolers with the addition of a high ambient temperature model. Designed to cool electronic enclosures in extremely hot settings such as in…read more

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Technique Combines Heat Sinks for More Effective Cooling

November 22nd, 2013

Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed a new two-phase technique they say is up to 50 percent more effective in cooling electronic systems compared to current cooling technology. Led by Lee Poh…read more

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Defense Contractors to Develop Next-Gen Military Electronics Thermal Management

November 11th, 2013

U.S. Air Force officials have awarded multimillion dollar contracts to BAE Systems and Boeing Co. as part of DARPA’s Intrachip/Interchip Enhanced Cooling Applications (ICECool Applications) program. The ICECool program seeks to develop advanced electronics cooling…read more

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Tubeaxial Fans Offer High Performance in Rugged Applications

October 18th, 2013

Military and aerospace component manufacturer AMETEK Rotron has released the MIL-XTM Extreme Performance series, a tubeaxial cooling and ventilation fan series with the highest performance in the industry for its package size, according to the…read more

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All-Metal IP Rated Fans for Harsh Environment Applications

September 9th, 2013

Orion Fans, a manufacturer of standard and custom AC and DC fans, fan accessories, fan trays and blowers, has announced the expansion of its IP55-rated and IP56-rated all metal fans for military, chemical, process control…read more

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