News tagged with transfer

Can heat be controlled as waves?

A growing interest in thermoelectric materials—which convert waste heat to electricity—and pressure to improve heat transfer from increasingly powerful microelectronic devices have led to improved theoretical ...

dateJun 23, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Graphene heat-transfer riddle unraveled

Researchers have solved the long-standing conundrum of how the boundary between grains of graphene affects heat conductivity in thin films of the miracle substance—bringing developers a step closer to being ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Turning traditional textiles smart

Mexican researcher Paulino Vacas Jacques invented a "motherboard" able to turn textiles smart. This technology could be included in bed sheets to measure the hours slept by a person.

dateMay 27, 2015 in Engineering
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