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  • Briefs: Accuracy of temperature-measuring equipment

    Food Refrigeration & Process Engineering Research (FRPERC), University of Bristol (UK) has conducted studies on 3 types of temperature-monitoring equipment. The temperatures were measured between mock (tylose) food packs in 3 retail cabinets....

    • Publication date : 2004/07/27
  • Monitoring of temperatures

    The Commission Regulation (EC) No 37/2005 of 12 January 2005 on the monitoring of temperatures in the means of transport, warehousing and storage of quick-frozen foodstuffs intended for human consumption was published on January 13, 2005 in the...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/11
  • Ice Gurus

    Ice tailoring appears to be the new Olympic challenge. Ice must be tailored to each athlete's needs, e.g. long-track speed skaters prefer a surface as low as -7 to -8°C, whilst figure skaters need to dig their skates into the ice in order to pull...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • A nanoelectronic chip cooled to the world record temperature of 2.8 mK

    A group of researchers of the University of Basel succeeded in cooling a nanoelectronic chip to a temperature very close to absolute zero thanks to magnetic cooling.

    • Publication date : 2018/03/22
  • Cold stores: how to achieve net zero emissions?

    The UK Cold Chain Federation recently released a report presenting technologies to help temperature-controlled warehouses achieve net zero emissions.  

    • Publication date : 2022/07/08
    • Subjects: Figures, economy, Environment
  • Thermoelectric bracelet for body-part cooling

    A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently developed a thermoelelectric bracelet that monitors air and skin temperature sending tailored pulses of hot or cold waveforms to the wrist.

    • Publication date : 2014/03/27
  • A laser beam which cools liquids

    The first laser refrigeration process was demonstrated in vacuum conditions in 1995. Twenty years later, a team from University of Washington explains in a study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, how a laser can...

    • Publication date : 2016/05/17