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  • Near absolute zero molecules.

    MIT succeeded in chilling molecules in a gas of sodium potassium (NaK) to a temperature of 500 nanokelvins.

    • Publication date : 2015/09/02
  • Lighting systems for cold stores

    Various types of lighting exist for below 0°C temperature cold stores including mercury vapor (MV) lamps, high pressure sodium (HPS) and light-emitting diodes (LED).

    • Publication date : 2014/03/28
  • Eco-friendly cooling for Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

    The new international terminal of Haneda Airport opened in October 2010. It uses a combination of geothermal energy, solar power and cogeneration systems to reduce energy consumption and is also the first airport to use sodium sulphur (NaS)...

    • Publication date : 2011/06/01
  • PCMs and ice slurries: PCMs: two recent applications

    Phase-change materials (PCMs) can provide thermal storage which means that they can absorb thermal energy when they solidify and release it when they melt. This can be very useful to dampen temperature swings. PCMs are usually water-based and are...

    • Publication date : 2007/02/12
  • Cryochemistry: chemical reactions accelerated by freezing

    Surprisingly, some chemical reactions can be accelerated by freezing. The possible applications of studying such cryoreactions include the food and pharmaceutical cold chain, as well...

    • Publication date : 2022/02/28
    • Subjects: Technology, Environment
  • Modern cryosurgical techniques and devices

    Since the 80’s, device miniaturization makes it possible to introduce endoscopic cryoprobes through natural channels (bronchia, urethra…) without requiring traditional surgery.

    • Publication date : 2014/03/11