News tagged with energy efficiency

Inspired by nature

To maximise the efficiency of solar cells of the future, physicists are taking a leaf out of nature's book.

dateOct 25, 2013 in Biochemistry
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Austria's new green super computer

Several universities have come together to construct Austria's most powerful mainframe computer. Phase VSC-3 (Vienna Scientific Cluster 3) offers not only impressive computing power, but also serious energy efficiency.

dateJul 15, 2014 in Hardware
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New SiC diodes make converters more efficient

Using new silicon carbide (SiC) diodes, Siemens and its research partners have succeeded in increasing the power of frequency converters by almost ten percent. In the recently ended project MV-SiC, these diodes were tested ...

dateOct 02, 2013 in Semiconductors
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