Posts tagged heat

Graphene-Graphite “Quilt” Removes and Spreads Heat from Hot Spots

May 22nd, 2012

A group of researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have developed a technique to keep cool a semiconductor material used in everything from traffic lights to electric cars. Gallium Nitride…read more

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Researchers Find Spider Silk Conducts Heat as Well as Metals

March 9th, 2012

Xinwei Wang and his research team at Iowa State University found that spider silks – particularly the draglines that anchor webs in place – conduct heat better than most materials, including silicon, aluminum and pure…read more

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