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Supercomputer simulations shed insight into thermal conductivity of glass and other amorphous materials

By April Gocha / February 3, 2017

Using the power of a supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center at the University of Texas Austin, a Georgia Tech professor of mechanical engineering is going to save the world—and glass is going to play a central role.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / January 20, 2016

Molten metal batteries, electromagnetic properties of graphene-BN materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 20, 2015.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / April 1, 2015

Magnets control heat and sound, organic glass with specific orientation, sequencing the DNA of materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 1, 2015.

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GE may usher refrigerator revolution with magnetic technology

By April Gocha / March 19, 2014

GE Appliances has announced that it is focusing on advancing its technology for magnetic refrigeration–which replaces conventional compressors and refrigerants with magnetocaloric materials and magnets–and hopes to offer more energy efficient and environmentally friendly residential units within the next five years.

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