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New Material Allows Quantum Computing without Overheating

July 26th, 2016

(July 21, 2016) Recently, with the use of some everyday materials, researchers discovered a breakthrough that would allow quantum computing at room temperature. “A long conduction electron spin lifetime in metallic-like material made up of…read more

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Liquid Cooled Computer Runs Train Safety Big Data Analysis

July 26th, 2016

(July 15, 2016) According to CBROnline.com, the “Institute of Railway Research has chosen a liquid cooled high-performance computer to run railway safety big data risk analysis.” “The HPC called PetaGen 1C, immerses Intel server electronics…read more

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Google Uses AI to Control Cooling in Data Centers

July 26th, 2016

(July 20, 2016) Google has been using its newly acquired AI technology from DeepMind to reduce the amount of energy its data centers have been consuming. “The AI technology is applied to the management of…read more

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3D Printed Smartphone Case to Include Cooling Fans for Sustained Pokemon Go Play

July 19th, 2016

(July 18, 2016) A 3D printed smartphone case that may better support and cool smartphones has recently been designed and prototype printed. Made to look like a real life Pokédex, SparkFun user NPOOLE created the…read more

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New Raytheon Power Module is Industry Breakthrough

July 19th, 2016

(July 14, 2016) Recently Raytheon has developed a “SiC-based high-temperature small-form-factor power module for electrical switching in harsh environments,” according to Semiconductor-Today.com. Semiconductor-Today reported that, “A prototype module that includes two 1200V silicon carbide (SiC)…read more

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Cooling Powerful Electronics with Powerful Sand

July 19th, 2016

(July 13, 2016) Recently, associate professor Baratunde Cola of the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology uncovered the “potential of silicon dioxide nanoparticles coated with a high dielectric constant polymer…read more

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Electronics Cooling June 2016 Issue Now Online

July 14th, 2016

Don’t miss out on the June 2016 Issue of Electronics Cooling, which includes feature articles on The Hidden Risk of Invisible Airflow Imbalance in Data Centers, Application of Phase Change Materials in Handheld Computing Devices,…read more

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Electric Cars Will Not Meet the Same Fate as HoverBoards’ Overheated Batteries

July 12th, 2016

(July 11, 2016) Where electric cars and hoverboards both use lithium-ion cells, electric cars will have a more diligent manufacturing process and thus more heat control. According to blog CarAndDriver.com, “Automotive-grade cells are very, very…read more

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Automobile Exposition Coming to Michigan This Year

July 12th, 2016

(July 6, 2016) The Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo will be coming to Novi, Michigan, USA on September 13 – 15, 2016. The “Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo is the premier showcase for…read more

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3D Printed Heat Sink Performs as Well as Conventional Heat Sinks with Annealing Process

July 12th, 2016

(July 8, 2016) Recently, Tong Wu, of the University of Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, led a team of researchers who have discovered that manufacturers can create 3D printed heat sinks that can perform…read more

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Research Underway for Heat Conductor Substitutes for Diamond

July 5th, 2016

(July 5, 2016) Thanks to a research grant awarded from the Office of Naval Research for pursuing “high risk-high reward” scientific and technological breakthroughs, six universities are working to develop cost-effective and high-quality substitutes for…read more

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Cooling Fans Used for Computer Hacking

July 5th, 2016

(June 24, 2016) Researchers in Israel have recently created malware call Fansmitter and hijacked computer fans to transmit data. According to PCWorld.com, “The research from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev shows how data could be…read more

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Liquid Cooled Data Center with More Power and No Leakage

July 5th, 2016

(June 29, 2016) Recently, eBay, Dell, and Intel claimed to have made “major strides in channeling the potential of liquid cooling” to enable greater processing power without excessive consumption “that could have implications for the…read more

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Portable Air Conditioning Are Temporary Saviors for Data Centers

June 28th, 2016

(June 27, 2016) In case of a loss of power, mechanical failure, or planned maintenance, portable air conditioning might be an efficient solution to cool data centers’ electronics. According to ACHRNews.com, contractors and data center…read more

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