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Tiny Refrigerator Taking Shape to Cool Future Computers
June 19, 2008
Researchers at Purdue University are developing a miniature refrigeration system small enough to fit inside laptops and personal computers, a cooling technology that would boost performance while shrinking the size of computers.
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