News tagged with thermal conductance

New method found for controlling conductivity

A team of researchers at MIT has found a way to manipulate both the thermal conductivity and the electrical conductivity of materials simply by changing the external conditions, such as the surrounding temperature. And the ...

dateApr 29, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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Blackening copper opens new applications

(—Copper is one of the world's most widely used metals. Now researchers at the University of Dundee have found that blackening copper using industry-standard lasers could make it even more adaptable and efficient.

dateJan 16, 2013 in Condensed Matter
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Spider silk ties scientists up in knots

Two years ago, researchers from Iowa State University (USA) published a study which concluded that spider silk conducts heat as well as metals. Now, a team from the University of the Basque Country (Spain) has repeated the ...

dateJan 22, 2014 in Materials Science
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