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  • Novel desiccant materials for more energy-efficient AC systems

    Teams of researchers at MIT and at Texas A&M University have developed novel desiccant materials that could lead to more energy-efficient and economical room air conditioners and...

    • Publication date : 2021/04/28
    • Subjects: Technology
  • Novel catalysts to address overheating in hypersonic aircraft

    Researchers at Australia's RMIT University have developed 3D-printed catalysts to address the challenge of overheating in hypersonic aircraft and possibly other industrial...

    • Publication date : 2021/10/22
    • Subjects: Technology
  • Sub-Saharan milk cooler project awarded USD 1 million

    A University of Georgia engineer received USD 1 million to continue working on a milk cooler designed to help dairy farmers, particularly those in sub-Saharan Africa, who lack access to refrigeration.

    • Publication date : 2014/03/18
  • Improving adsorption cooling thanks to MOFs

    Metal-organic framework (MOF) compounds are porous crystalline materials composed of metal ions or metal clusters bridged by organic linking groups; they have outstanding adsorption properties, allowing for better efficiency and use on a larger...

    • Publication date : 2015/02/20
  • Sorption chillers

    Sorption chiller technology is rapidly developing, especially that using solar energy. - As highlighted by Jacob and Kohlenbach* during the latest IIR Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Working Fluids in Sydney, in Europe, numerous new...

    • Publication date : 2011/02/07