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2011-06-06 20:13:20

Neutron analysis of the atomic dynamics behind thermal conductivity is helping scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory gain a deeper understanding of how thermoelectric materials work.

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2011-05-18 08:36:13

By combining high pressure with high temperature, Livermore researchers have created a nanocyrstalline diamond aerogel that could improve the optics for something as big as a telescope or as small as the lenses in eyeglasses.

2011-05-16 08:14:00

HANFORD, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thresher Industries (PinkSheets: THRR) announced today that it has received a purchase order from a California based aftermarket automotive company to further develop its ThermaLite metal matrix composite for use as an enclosure requiring superior thermal conductivity.

2011-05-03 14:55:22

Optical data carriers such as DVDs, Blu-rays and CD-RWs store data in layers of so-called "phase change materials".

2011-03-15 09:00:00

LANCASTER, Pa., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermacore (www.thermacore.com), a leading provider of advanced thermal solutions, introduces a new line of cold plates that meet the most recent VME64x/VPX standards and supports commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) packaging formats.

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2011-03-01 12:57:16

Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) are developing a solid composite material to help cool small, powerful microelectronics used in defense systems.

2011-01-25 16:06:16

Researchers from Boston College, MIT, Clemson University and the University of Virginia have used nanotechnology to achieve a 60-90 percent increase in the thermoelectric figure of merit of p-type half-Heusler, a common bulk semiconductor compound.

2011-01-15 00:00:44

Two new thermally conductive silicones offer a variety of performance factors for thermal management challenges in medical devices. Carpinteria, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 13, 2011 NuSil Technology LLC, the global leader in silicone materials for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, introduces two thermally conductive healthcare silicone elastomers.

2010-09-30 06:55:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As people become more concerned with the environment and the high cost of energy, many are choosing more energy-efficient products when they update their homes. There is no exception when homeowners are choosing replacement windows.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.