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Finding the keys to boiling heat transfer

A team of MIT researchers has succeeded in carrying out the first systematic investigation of the factors that control boiling heat transfer from a surface to a liquid. This process is crucial to the efficiency of power plants ...

dateJul 16, 2013 in General Physics
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Imperfect graphene renders 'electrical highways'

( —Just an atom thick, 200 times stronger than steel and a near-perfect conductor, graphene's future in electronics is all but certain. But to make this carbon supermaterial useful, it needs to be a semiconductor ...

dateJul 12, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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