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Future Computer Chips Could Be Cooled With Nanofluid

“This is the next generation of cooling devices,” Dr. Hongbin Ma tells PhysOrg.com. With a group of students at the University of Missouri-Columbia, and colleagues at Argonne National Laboratory and Intel Corporation, ...

dateApr 20, 2006 in feature
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Scientists find flaw in quantum dot construction

Nanoscientists dream of developing a quantum computer, a device the size of a grain of sand that could be faster and more powerful than today's PCs. They've identified tiny artificial atoms – called "quantum dots" – as ...

dateFeb 10, 2005 in
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Quantum physicists turn waste heat into power

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Arizona physicists have discovered a new way of harvesting waste heat and turning it into electrical power. Taking advantage of quantum effects, the technology holds great promise ...

dateSep 24, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Converting waste heat into electricity

Bruce White worked with semiconductors and transistors at Motorola and Texas Instruments. But when he left industry for a position on Binghamton University's faculty, the materials scientist decided to take ...

dateMar 25, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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Rice scientists attach motor to single-molecule car

In follow-on work to last year's groundbreaking invention of the world's first single-molecule car, chemists at Rice University have produced the first motorized version of their tiny nanocar. The research is p ...

dateApr 12, 2006 in
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