TECs

New Thermoelectric Coolers Ideal for Cooling in Harsh Environments

July 1st, 2015

EIC Solutions, Inc., introduces the ThermoTEC™ series, which includes two new High Delta T Thermoelectric Air Conditioners known as the 142 series and the 146 series. The ThermoTec 142 and 146 coolers can withstand harsh…read more

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Outdoor Cooler Improves Cellular Coverage; Protects Telecom Battery Cabinets

June 29th, 2015

Laird introduces its new AA-480 Series Outdoor Cooler, an air-to-air cooler that improves reliability of cell phone coverage, during power outages via emergency batteries in wireless stations. It also protects telecommunication battery cabinets and outdoor…read more

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Researchers Successfully Measure Thermoelectric Behavior for the First Time

June 9th, 2015

A team from Sandia National Laboratories has made the first measurement of thermoelectric behavior via nanoporous metal-organic framework (MOF). This discovery could produce a new class of materials in the future that would improve upon…read more

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Programmable Temperature Controller Introduced for Thermoelectric Assemblies

May 4th, 2015

Laird introduces a new SR-54 Series bi-directional programmable controller for Thermoelectric Assemblies (TEAs). The controller monitors and protects important equipment and ensures high performance. The controller is easy to use, customizable, and is ideal for…read more

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Thermoelectric Coolers Ideal for Cooling Mobile Devices in All Environments

April 13th, 2015

EIC Solutions Inc. introduces a product line of Auto-ranging (M105) Thermoelectric Air Conditioners. The ThermoTEC 141, 145 and 151 series have auto ranging power capabilities. The auto ranging feature is ideal for cooling mobile devices…read more

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ASU Engineer’s Computing Node Research Suggests Large Reduction in Energy Usage

April 7th, 2015

Carole-Jean Wu, computer scientist and engineer at Arizona State University, is gaining recognition for her work to improve energy efficiency of computing nodes, which includes everything from smartphones and tablets, to desktop processors and data…read more

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Conductive Crystal Structure Stops Heat Transfer

July 21st, 2014

European scientists have released new research on a perfect crystalline structure that breaks the rules of physics by stopping heat transfer instead of allowing it to travel through the material. This theoretical explanation of how…read more

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Porous Materials May Boost Thermoelectric Devices

July 17th, 2014

Greek scientists have released a new study demonstrating how porous substances can act as effective thermoelectric materials, opening the door to the use of such materials in future devices. In recent years, researchers have been…read more

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Three-Phase Thermoelectric Air Conditioners for Enclosure Cooling

June 9th, 2014

Thermolectric cooling supplier TECA has announced new three-phase thermoelectric air conditioners. Offering high performance and efficiency, the new maintenance-free air conditioners do not require filters, coolant or chemicals of any kind. Each has a built-in…read more

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Built-in Heat Spreading for Efficient Thermoelectric Cooling of Concentrated Heat Loads

May 29th, 2014

Jeff Hershberger, Robert Smythe, Xiaoyi Gu and Richard F. Hill Laird Technologies, Inc. INTRODUCTION Thermoelectric cooling is an active thermal management technique.  A thermoelectric cooler (TEC) has two circuit boards which are typically Al2O3 plates…read more

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New Thermoelectric Material May Boost Development of Green Technologies

May 23rd, 2014

New material properties discovered by researchers at the University of Miami may impact ongoing research into thermoelectric materials, which are useful in power generation, energy detection and refrigeration and cooling. Lead author Joshua Cohn, professor…read more

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High-Performing Thermoelectric Material May Improve Clean Energy Research

May 12th, 2014

Researchers at the University of Houston have discovered a new thermoelectric material capable of high performance at temperatures ranging from room temperature to 300 degrees Celsius (573 degrees Fahrenheit) and possibly higher. The material is…read more

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High Power Thermoelectric Cold Plate for 19-Inch Racks

May 12th, 2014

Elite Thermal Engineering, a developer of high power, high performance thermoelectric cooling devices, has released a 19-inch version of its thermoelectric cooling plate OCP-300 and high power heat sink HS-004 created for use with 19-inch…read more

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Solving the Thermoelectric Mystery

May 5th, 2014

Thermoelectric materials—substances that exhibit the so-called thermoelectric effect, in which a temperature difference creates an electric potential or vice versa—have been known for decades and employed in applications including power generation and refrigeration. Despite their…read more

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