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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.
MIT researchers have found a way to make solar power perform more efficiently.
GENEVA, GRENOBLE, France and FREIBURG, Germany, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), ARaymond and Micropelt today announced that they are jointly presenting thermal-energy harvesting-based solutions to power 'smart sensors' and 'smart microsystems' at the Hannover Fair under the common theme of 'Green Solutions.' The three companies are partnering to exhibit the entire value chain of self-sustaining wireless systems in a joint booth (Hall 8, D26).
ROSEMONT, Ill., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensors Expo and Conference, Donald E.
GENEVA and FREIBURG, Germany, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), the world's number one supplier of semiconductors for power and power management applications, and Micropelt GmbH, a young German company specializing in novel thin film thermoelectric devices, have announced a jointly-developed autonomous wireless sensor evaluation kit.
General Motors is working on an exhaust gas regeneration system that will capture waste heat and convert it, through a thermoelectric generator, to charge the alternator and save fuel. (c) 2008 Press, The; Christchurch, New Zealand. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.
Researchers have invented a new material that will make cars even more efficient, by converting heat wasted through engine exhaust into electricity.
Nextreme Thermal Solutions, the leader in microscale thermal and power management products for the electronics industry, has been awarded a grant from the North Carolina Green Business Fund to enhance the efficiency of thin-film thermoelectrics used to convert waste heat into electricity.
Researchers are working on a thermoelectric generator that converts the heat from car exhaust fumes into electricity. The module feeds the energy into the carâ€™s electronic systems. This cuts fuel consumption and helps reduce the CO2 emissions from motor vehicles.
Researchers have successfully generated electricity from heat by trapping organic molecules between metal nanoparticles, an achievement that could pave the way toward the development of a new source for energy.
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