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Study Shows LED Lighting Helps Grow Edible Plants for Space Missions

March 28th, 2016

The University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center (CEAC) and Phillips Lighting have conducted a recent study to find that placing LED lighting in a lunar greenhouse prototype increases the amount of high-quality, edible lettuce…read more

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Overcoming Cooling Challenges Downloadable Webinar Now Available

March 21st, 2016

The recent Electronics Cooling with Autodesk CFD Webinar on how to ensure proper cooling as the electronics used in products change and improve is now available for download. Exploring ‘invisible elements’ like airflow and heat…read more

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Registration for Thermal Conference Opens

March 21st, 2016

ITherm 2016 has now opened registration for the conference running from May 31 to June 3, 2016 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. ITherm 2016 is the leading international conference for scientific and…read more

Cooling High-Powered Electronics with Tiny Drops of Water

March 21st, 2016

Lockheed Martin and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) want to cool high-powered microchips with microscopic drops of water. “A core team of Lockheed Martin engineers is working on a…read more

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Revolutionary Structure Design Aids in Data Center Cooling

March 17th, 2016

DAMAC, the leading U.S. manufacturer of data center infrastructure equipment, recently unveiled its DAMAC Structure during the Data Center World Global conference in Las Vegas. The structure incorporates an Aisle Containment System, which “encapsulates the…read more

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NSA Finally Has a Plan for Their Superconducting Supercomputer

March 7th, 2016

The U.S. government has its eyes on “cryogenically cooled circuitry for tomorrow’s exascale computers,” reported Spectrum.IEEE.org, a dream over 50 years old. An electrical engineer of the NSA, Dudley Buck, “reported on his own work”…read more

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New 2D Semiconductor Performs Better Than Silicon

March 7th, 2016

A team of engineers from the University of Utah have discovered a new 2D semiconducting material that could outperform silicon, making electronics cooler and more efficient. “The semiconductor, made of the elements tin and oxygen,…read more

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More Energy Efficient Future Supercomputers Thanks to ATP Chemical Found in Humans

March 7th, 2016

Recently, scientists from McGill University have discovered that ATP, “a chemical which provides energy to cells inside the human body, could also power an energy efficient biological supercomputer,” according to Valuewalk.com. Valuewalk said the researchers…read more

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Pause On Boiling May Lead to Next-Gen Tech for Thermal Management

March 1st, 2016

A Professor at Syracuse University, Shalabh Maroo, his research group, and collaborators at NIST and RPI have “created a single vapor bubble in a pool of liquid that can remain stable on a surface for…read more

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New Smartphone to Use Heat Pipe Cooling

March 1st, 2016

Samsung has declared that the new Galaxy S7 will use heat pipes for its cooling system. Smartphones typically lack ventilation holes and fans, so smartphone companies are moving to adopt heat pipes “because the technology…read more

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Fan Designs New Smartphone That Uses Liquid Cooling

February 19th, 2016

An Asus fan has conceptualized his ideal gaming Asus smartphone, naming it the “Asus Z2 Poseidon”. “…The smartphone is said to come with a factory-installed Fujitsu-manufactured liquid cooling setup, something that is usually seen in…read more

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Scientists Grow Efficient Light-Emitting Organic Semiconductor Crystals

February 19th, 2016

Recently, scientists from the faculty of physics of the Moscow State University have grown organic semiconductor crystals with extremely high light-emitting efficiency that can reduce the cost of creating light, flexible, and transparent light-emitting electronic…read more

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Computing Hardware Overclocks to 7GHz Using Liquid Nitrogen

February 15th, 2016

A man from Hong Kong broke the speed record for his Intel Skylake by overclocking to 7.025 GHz clock speed with liquid nitrogen cooling, as reported by DigitalTrends.com. To achieve this 75 percent boost, “the…read more

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Quantum Heat Transfer Proven Possible Over Long Distances

February 15th, 2016

A research group at Aalto University, Finland, has discovered a way to efficiently cool down quantum processors without disturbing computer operations. According to Phys.org, the scientists, led by quantum physicist Mikko Möttönen, transported heat faster…read more

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