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Nanotechnology aids in cooling electrons without external sources
September 10, 2014
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.A team of researchers from the University of Texas (UT) at Arlington has discovered a way to cool electrons to -228 degrees Celsius without external means and at room temperature, an advancement that could enable electronic devices to function with very little energy. The process involves passing electrons through a quantum well to cool them and keep them from heating.Full Story
University of Texas at Arlington
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