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Graphene, boron nitride could help develop cooling process for computer chips

By Faye Oney / April 14, 2017

A Rutgers University research team has created a powerful and more efficient way to cool those tiny chips in computer devices using a combination of graphene and boron nitride.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 4, 2016

Ferroelectric nanowires make personal cooling units, 3-D-printed foams outperform other materials, origin of earth’s oldest zircon crystals, and more materials stories that may be of interest for May 4, 2016.

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Silica photonic crystal coating helps solar cells keep their cool under the hot sun

By April Gocha / September 28, 2015

A trio of Stanford University researchers has developed a clear and protective cooling coating for solar cells that allows them to shunt away excess heat and improve efficiency.

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Keep your cool—New glass-based paint could take the heat off outdoor metal structures

By Stephanie Liverani / August 18, 2015

A team of scientists from Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (Laurel, Md.) might have the solution for keeping metal outdoor structures cool in the hot sun—a new glass-based paint.

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Multilayered oxide mirror heats up space to help cool buildings

By April Gocha / January 9, 2015

Stanford researchers have developed a multilayered material that reflects visible and infrared light away from buildings, a finding that they hope will someday heat up deep space and cool down rooftops.

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Porous glass flakes added to plaster help control humidity, heating and cooling costs

By Jessica McMathis / September 19, 2014

Research out of the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC (Würzburg, Germany) shows that the addition of manufactured porous glass to paint or plaster can help your home better regulate the indoor climate—particularly, humidity.

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