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Liquid Cooling in Mobile Devices Increases Heat Dissipation Speeds

March 24th, 2015

Fujitsu Engineers have reportedly discovered a better way to dissipate heat from mobile devices. By using liquid cooling, heat dissipation occurs five times faster than current dissipation methods. “It’s built a microscale heat pipe, less…read more

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Overheating Issues Stall Release of Sony’s Xperia Z4

March 24th, 2015

The release of Sony’s Xperia Z4 has been delayed due to heat dissipation issues in the Snapdragon 810 processor in the device. The Snapdragon 810 chip reportedly has overheating issues and Sony is working to…read more

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New Data Center Design Reduces Space; Increases Cooling Productivity

March 24th, 2015

One company hopes to create an entirely new design for data centers for the industry. Vapor IO introduces a new “Data Center Aisle” concept.  This vapor chamber design encompasses a room filled with round black…read more

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SEMI-THERM 31 Media

March 16th, 2015

Find pictures, videos and more from the SEMI-THERM 31 here! Check back daily during the symposium for updated content. “Pressure Effects of TIM on Mechanical Assemblies” Presentation:                …read more

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Google’s 10 rules for Designing Data Centers Include Cooling Tips

March 10th, 2015

Google announces its 10 rules for designing data centers. Joe Kava, vice president of Google’s data centers, noted that the rules follow the original 10 core principles of the company. Google’s first rule is “Focus…read more

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Immersion Cooling Emerges as New Cooling Technology

March 9th, 2015

Immersion cooling, in which electronics are submerged in liquid coolants, is gaining popularity in the cooling industry. Companies have become aware of the benefits of immersion cooling in extreme environments, such as oil rigs or…read more

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Electronics Cooling March 2015 Issue Now Online

February 24th, 2015

Don’t miss out on the March 2015 issue of Electronics Cooling, which includes feature articles on Design Optimization of a Multi-device Single-phase Branching Microchannel Cold Plate; Circuit Card Assembly Heat Sinks; Thermal Power Plane Enabling…read more

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Nutella used as a Thermal Paste

February 20th, 2015

On February 5, which was World Nutella Day, Cool Master celebrated the hazelnut-chocolate spread by using Nutella as a thermal paste. The firm heated the Nutella first and cleaned the CPU before applying the spread.…read more

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Graphene Improves Anti-Corrosion Coatings

February 20th, 2015

2-DTech has secured a UK grant for £100,000 to finance a project with a goal of finding a way to improve anti-corrosive coatings through incorporation of graphene. Graphene is a better alternative to copper because…read more

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Ultra-thin and Flexible Thermal Management Device to be Commercialized

February 20th, 2015

An agreement between Kelvin Thermal Technologies and the University of Colorado was struck in order to develop flexible and thin thermal management technologies. This research was also funded by the US Department of Defense under…read more

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World’s Thinnest Silicon Transistor Produced by Research Team

February 10th, 2015

A group of researchers from the Cockrell School of Engineering, lead by assistant professor Deji Akinwande, have successfully created the world’s thinnest silicon transistor. These transistors generate less heat, use less energy, and pave the…read more

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New Method of Producing High-quality Graphene Cuts Production Costs

February 10th, 2015

Ph.D. candidate Shou-En Zhu and his colleagues have developed a new method of producing graphene that reduces the cost from $1,200 dollars a piece to just over a dollar per piece. The most common method…read more

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Rogers Corporation Acquires Arlon LLC

February 2nd, 2015

Rogers Corporation announced early last week that it has acquired Arlon LLC for $157 million dollars. This agreement will not affect Arlon Graphics LLC, which is a separate company. Rogers Corporation is known for manufacturing…read more

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Magnetic Graphene Yields Possibility of Faster Electronics

February 2nd, 2015

A group of scientists from the University of California, Riverside have successfully created graphene that has magnetic properties. Scientists accomplished this by placing a sheet of non-magnetic graphene on a layer of magnetic yttrium iron…read more

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