Rabu, 20 November 2013

Magnetic nanoparticles could aid heat dissipation

MIT News - 12 jam yang lalu
Cooling systems generally rely on water pumped through pipes to remove unwanted heat. Now, researchers at MIT and in Australia have found a way of enhancing heat transfer in such systems by using magnetic fields, a method that could prevent hotspots that can lead to system failures. The system could also be applied to cooling everything from electronic devices to advanced fusion reactors, they say. The system, which relies on a slurry of tiny particles of magnetite, a form of iron oxide, is described in the *International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer*, in a paper co-authored by... lainnya »

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