Industrial Technology, Process

Calculating the Potential of Computing Efficiency

28 Nov , 2016  

Energy Efficiency of Computing: What’s Next? Electronic Design, November 28, 2016 For a long time, processor performance and peak output energy efficiency moved forward together at a rapid clip. The gains started well before 1965, the year Gordon Moore published his first projection.  Peak output efficiency doubled about every 1.6 years from the dawn of […]

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Emerging Technology, Industrial Technology, Refrigeration

New Polariton Refrigeration Technique Provides New Way to Cool Electronic Devices

1 Jun , 2015  

Polariton refrigerator could chill tiny semiconductor devices Physics World, May 15, 2015. Image credit: geralt A new method for using light to cool solids has been created by physicists in France and Germany. The technique uses quasiparticles called “polaritons” to remove vibrational heat from a tiny piece of semiconductor, and unlike previous optical cooling schemes […]

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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

The Advanced Energy Economy Strengthens Global Energy System

11 Mar , 2015  

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Report: Advanced Energy is a Nearly $1.3 Trillion Global Industry AEE News, March 10, 2015 Advanced Energy is as Big as Apparel and Almost Four Times Semiconductors Worldwide U.S. market grew 14% in 2014, five times the rate of the U.S. economy overall With nearly $200 billion in revenue, U.S. advanced energy is now bigger […]

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Industrial Technology, Process

Silicon Carbide Increases Efficiency Over 80%

19 Feb , 2015  

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Silicon carbide enhances energy efficiency Nanowerk News, February 18, 2015 The objective of the new cooperation project “MMPSiC” is to significantly enhance the efficiency of power supplies for industrial processes and, hence, to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emission. Under this project, researchers of the Light Technology Institute (LTI) of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), […]

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Industrial Technology, Process

Soitec Achieves 46% Conversion Efficiency with Multi-Junction Solar Cells

3 Dec , 2014  

CPV developer Soitec, along with German research body Fraunhofer ISE and France’s CEA-Leti, has announced a new conversion efficiency record for a multi-junction PV cell.

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