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LEDs Can Be Infrared Trackers

January 5th, 2016

Enlighted Inc. is offering LED lighting services that track people and objects by detecting infrared heat. According to EENews.com, Enlightened Inc. is installing LEDs along with a tiny disk and antennae packed with a “light…read more

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Revolutionized Li-Ion Batteries Will Be Thermally Durable

December 21st, 2015

Recently, Hitachi ltd. and Tohoku University’s Advanced Institute for Material Research (AIMR) group have developed a basic technology to improve thermal durability in lithium-ion batteries, as reported by CrazyEngineers.com. This basic technology reduces “the internal…read more

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New Cooler Can Advance Heat Exchanger Technology

December 21st, 2015

Recently, researchers at the Energy Department’s Sandia National Laboratories have developed an innovative new air-cooling technology called the Sandia Cooler. “The Sandia Cooler combines a fan and a finned metal heat sink into a single…read more

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Faulty Batteries and Lack of Cooling System Causes Hoverboards to Explode

December 18th, 2015

Due to cheap, faulty batteries, hoverboards are catching fire and exploding. These self-balancing scooters run on rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, and because consumers are looking for more affordable items, they are buying hoverboards with cheaper batteries…read more

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New Cooling System for Automotive Battery is Simpler and Offers Higher Cooling Rates

December 14th, 2015

As electric cars go to higher charging rates, better cooling will be needed.  Direct Expansion, or DX, is a new cooling system that “uses the same refrigerant as used in your vehicle’s air conditioning system…read more

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New High-Rise Nano-Materials Incorporate Thermal Cooling Layers

December 14th, 2015

Researchers and Stanford engineers are creating a new approach to the layout of computer processors and memory chips (called Nano-Engineered Computing Systems Technology, or N3XT) where processors and memory are stacked on top of one…read more

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The World’s First Liquid-Cooled Gaming Laptop

December 11th, 2015

The Asus ROG GX700 has been introduced as the world’s first liquid-cooled gaming laptop. Asus ROG Global Marketing Director Derek Yu created the inch-thick laptop with a Nvidia GTX 980M graphics card, and with the…read more

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Electronics Cooling December 2015 Issue Now Online

December 11th, 2015

Don’t miss out on the December 2015 Issue of Electronics Cooling, which includes feature articles on A Figure of Merit for Smart Phone Thermal Management; Saving Energy with Every Byte: A Concerted Effort for Efficient…read more

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Photonic Sintering Could Lead to Creation of New High-tech Products

December 8th, 2015

Recently, Engineers at Oregon State University have made a discovery concerning the physics of photonic “sintering,” which could lead to new advances in solar cells, flexible electronics, various types of sensors and other high-tech products.…read more

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White Graphene Could Develop Thinner, More Flexible Electronics

December 8th, 2015

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are examining “white graphene” for the development of new electronics and quantum devices. “The material, technically known as hexagonal boron nitride, features better transparency than…read more

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Liquid Cooling – ‘Practical Guidelines to Design & Manufacture’ Webinar

December 3rd, 2015

Industry trends continue to produce smaller footprints with higher power densities. In some cases, Liquid Cooling is the answer for cooling your application. This discussion will go over the basic design and structure of several…read more

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Energy Efficient, Waterborne Data Center

November 30th, 2015

Recently, Nautilus Data Technologies, based in Pleasanton, Calif., has constructed a waterborne data center. “The production data center is under construction on a 230-foot long barge that will have 30,000 square feet of white space…read more

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New Cost-effective Method for Producing Graphene

November 30th, 2015

Recently, researchers at the University of Glasgow in Scotland have discovered how to produce large sheets of high-quality graphene in a way that is 100 times less expensive than previous methods. “The University of Glasgow…read more

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New Platform for Nanoscale Thermal Measurements

November 30th, 2015

A CCNY team led by physics professors Carlos Meriles and Elisa Riedo recently reported on a platform for nanoscale thermal measurements based on magnetic resonance, and optical and atomic force microscopy. “Their paper, ‘Imaging thermal…read more

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