Posts tagged Carbon

Study: Carbon Nanotubes Could be Used for New Energy Systems

May 10th, 2010

A team of scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have discovered a previously unknown phenomenon that can cause powerful waves of energy to shoot through minuscule wires known as carbon nanotubes. The discovery could lead…read more

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Carbon Nanotubes as High Performance Thermal Interface Materials

April 30th, 2010

Introduction Because of substantial increases in the power density of electronic packages over the past few decades, thermal interface resistance can comprise more than 50% of the total thermal resistance in current high-power packages [1].…read more

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Pyrolytic graphite – thermal performance by structure

August 1st, 2002

Continuing our discussion of different forms of carbon, this column addresses the topic of pyrolytic graphite, a material that opens up many interesting applications not only for cooling but also for scientific measurement equipment. Pyrolytic…read more

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Diamonds are a Thermal Designer’s Best Friends

February 1st, 2002

Different forms of carbon, such as processed natural graphite, pyrolytic graphite, diamond-like carbon, and synthetic diamond, offer lots of possibilities for maximizing conductive heat transfer.Synthetic diamond has already found its place as a common solution…read more

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