Posts tagged refrigeration

Variable Speed EC Fans Make Data Center Condenser More Efficient

November 22nd, 2011

When a major UK financial institution for retail and commercial banking underwent a major refurbishment program earlier this year, it replaced the IT and computer server systems in one of the two data center’s data…read more

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Ultra-Green CPU Cooling Technology

May 25th, 2010

NEC has developed an eco-friendly cooling system for CPUs, said to use 60% less energy than a water-cooling system and even 80% less than an air-cooling system. The core of the system is a liquid…read more

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Miniature Environmental Control Unit for Electronics

April 27th, 2010

Aspen Systems has completed the development and military qualification of ECU-Chill™, a ruggedized refrigeration-based environmental control unit (ECU) for cooling electronics in mobile applications. ECU-Chill™ maintains sealed electronics enclosures at or below ambient temperatures, enabling Commercial-Off-The-Shelf…read more

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Department of Energy announces $100 million for innovative research projects

March 30th, 2010

At the inaugural ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced $100 million in Recovery Act funding will be made available to accelerate innovation in green technology, increase America’s competitiveness and create new…read more

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A Cryocooler In Your Laptop Computer? Maybe…

November 1st, 2008

Introduction A review of the technical and market impediments overcome in the development and eventual acceptance of cryocoolers for space-borne applications may shine light on the prospects for the use of such mechanical refrigeration systems…read more

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A Simple Method to Estimate the Physical Characteristics of a Thermoelectric Cooler from Vendor Datasheets

August 1st, 2008

Introduction A thermoelectric cooler (TEC) is a solid-state refrigerator that operates on the Peltier effect. The absence of moving parts, compact size, precise temperature control ability and reliability all combine to make the TEC a…read more

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2U Rack Mountable Vapor Compression Cooling System For High Power Electronics

May 1st, 2008

Vapor compression refrigeration has long been used to cool telecommunications equipment and some high performance computers. On the whole, however, its usage has been confined to high-value, relatively large, and stationary applications. The advantages of…read more

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Computer-related thermal packaging at the millenial divide

January 1st, 2000

Examples of state-of-the-art thermal management solutions at the dawn of the 21st century (left to right): a TCM module, a high-density heat sink, and an ultra performance, low profile fan-sink. Thermal management has served as…read more

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