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Nature Materials: Quick-cooking Nanomaterials in Microwave to Make Tomorrow's Air Conditioners
January 10, 2012
Engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new method for creating advanced nanomaterials that could lead to highly efficient refrigerators and cooling systems requiring no refrigerants and no moving parts. The key ingredients for this innovation are a dash of nanoscale sulfur and a normal, everyday microwave oven.
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