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On the Boil: New Nano Technique Significantly Boosts Boiling Efficiency


June 26, 2008

copper nanorods A new study from researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows that by adding an invisible layer of nanomaterials to the bottom of a metal vessel, an order of magnitude less energy is required to bring water to boil. This increase in efficiency could have a big impact on cooling computer chips, improving heat transfer systems and reducing costs for industrial boiling applications. Full Story

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