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Visitors Encouraged to Visit New Website Launch

June 21st, 2016

(June 20, 2016) IMS has recently launched a newly redesigned website with improved functionality. The company’s mission to provide the electronics manufacturing industries with the highest quality devices and components is clearer, according to IMS,…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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New PWM Controller for Fans Released

June 8th, 2016

SANYO DENKI has recently released their “San Ace PWM controller”, which controls fan speed through PWM. This contributes to reduced system power consumption and the fan noise. Up to four PWM-input fans can be connected…read more

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High Temperature Analogue and Mixed Signal Electronics May Become Silicon Carbide-Based

May 31st, 2016

(May 24, 2016) Recently, SiC (Silicon carbide) has been recognized as a material that can be “used for small signal electronics – such as analogue and mixed-signal devices – making possible the locating of monitoring…read more

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New Type of Graphene Could Increase Processor Clock Speeds

May 23rd, 2016

(May 19, 2016) Recently, scientists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), the Institute of Physics and Technology RAS, and Tohoku University (Japan), have developed a new type of graphene-based transistor, whose modeling…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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Tesla Powerwall Comes with Unexpected, Loud Electronic Hum

May 9th, 2016

With the recent residential installations of Tesla’s Powerwall home battery systems, customers have been reporting an unwanted loud electronic humming sound . Breitbart.com reported, “a German customer measured a noise level from a Powerwall installed…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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New USB Type-C Connectors and Cable Assemblies

May 2nd, 2016

Heilind Electronics has recently added Molex USB Type-C shielded I/O connectors and cable assemblies to its stock. The Type-C connectors offer a “more compact design” with “greater PCB savings, while allowing high-frequency mating in data,…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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New Approach to Simulate Nanoscale Thermoelectric Materials

April 18th, 2016

(April 7th, 2016) A research group led by Joe Feser, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware, has developed a new approach to simulating nanoscale heat transfer in materials,…read more

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Application of Diamond Heat Spreaders for the Thermal Management of GaN Devices

April 14th, 2016

Application of Diamond Heat Spreaders for the Thermal Management of GaN Devices Thomas Obeloer*, Bruce Bolliger Element Six Technologies 3901 Burton Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054 *thomas.obeloer@e6.com   Yong Han, Boon Long Lau, Gongyue Tang,…read more

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New Power Electronics Will Allow Army Vehicles’ Electronics to Operate at High Temperatures

April 4th, 2016

The US Army has awarded GE Aviation with a contract to develop silicon carbide-based power electronics that will allow high-voltage, next-generation ground vehicles to operate at higher temperatures. “The US Army’s implementation of [this technology…read more

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Overheating Causes 911 System Failure

April 4th, 2016

Due to a problem with the computer cooling system, 911 service was down for about four hours recently in Buffalo, New York’s Erie County. According to Time Warner Cable News, the room at the Public…read more

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