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Distribution of Carbon Nanotubes in Composite Materials Mapped

July 6th, 2015

Researchers from the National institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Maryland have collected techniques to map the nanoscale structure of carbon nanotubes inside a composite material…read more

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Researchers Create New Formula to Calculate Maximum Efficiency of Thermoelectric Materials

July 6th, 2015

A new formula has been produced by researchers from the University of Houston for calculating the maximum efficiency of thermoelectric materials. The formula’s purpose is to speed up the development of new materials for practical…read more

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Graphene Doubles Charging Capacity of Lithium-ion Batteries

June 30th, 2015

Researchers from the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology have discovered how to double the charging capacity of lithium-ion batteries. By coating the silicone anodes in lithium-ion batteries with graphene, the charging capacity nearly doubles. The…read more

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German Associations to Research Efficient Car Battery Charging

June 30th, 2015

A group of companies and universities in Germany will research how car batteries can be charged more efficiently for a project called Luftstrom.  The project focuses on using new semiconductors and water cooling to increase…read more

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Discovered Material May Reduce Heat Buildup in Computer Chips

June 23rd, 2015

Researchers conducting x-ray studies at the U.S. Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have observed a possible solution for reducing heat buildup in computer chips for the first time. The team observed “an exotic…read more

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Liquid-cooled Superchargers Yield Faster Charging for Electric Cars

June 23rd, 2015

Tesla Motors introduces new liquid-cooled supercharging stations for its electric cars that offer faster charging and increase traveling range. Tesla’s Model S luxury sedan can now charge fully in only 30 minutes and its range…read more

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University Installs Liquid-cooling Solution

June 23rd, 2015

CoolIT Systems has successfully installed its liquid cooling DCLC rack at the Center for Biological Sequence Analysis at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). The DCLC rack uses waste heat and converts it into usable…read more

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Reducing Reliance on Water for Cooling in Data Centers

June 9th, 2015

The severe drought in California has spiked concerns about the availability of water to operate data centers. Since water is extremely important for cooling facilities, other approaches of water usage in data centers reportedly need…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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Qualcomm Refutes Overheating Rumors

June 2nd, 2015

In March 2015, Sony’s Xperia Z4 reportedly experienced overheating issues in the Snapdragon 810 processor inside the device.  (Read original article here). The issue began when ArsTechnica tested and confirmed that the Snapdragon 808 runs…read more

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Largest Data Center in Asia to be Completed in July 2015

June 2nd, 2015

LG U+, a telecommunications company in Gyeonggi, South Korea, announced its mega data center will be completed in Pyeongchon in July 2015. When completed, it will be the largest data center in Asia and the…read more

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Optical Transport Could Replace Wires in Computers

June 2nd, 2015

An article published in Nature Photonics announces a breakthrough in creating faster and more efficient computers. Instead of using wires/electricity to send data back and forth in computers, the Stanford team, including electrical engineer Jelena…read more

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165-Year-Old Principle Applied to New Applications – New Measurement Method Discovered

May 26th, 2015

The Technology Partnership (TTP), a European company, introduces a new non-contact way to measure high temperatures that other products or methods cannot reach. This discovery can be beneficial in aircraft engines, braking systems, food processing,…read more

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New Technology Improves Heat Dissipation Performance

May 26th, 2015

OKI Circuit Technology in Japan has developed a mass-production technology for multi-layer copper-coin printed circuit boards that supports high speeds and high frequencies. The technology is a T-Coin (Technology of copper coin insert) structure that…read more

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