Researcher Uses Graphene Quilts to Keep Things Cool

There are 4 comments on the PhysOrg Weblog story from Dec 21, 2009, titled Researcher Uses Graphene Quilts to Keep Things Cool. In it, PhysOrg Weblog reports that:

University of California, Riverside Professor of Electrical Engineering and Chair of Materials Science and Engineering Alexander Balandin is leading several projects to explore ways to use the unique capabilities of graphene ?quilts? as heat conductors in high-power electronics.

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Michael

Flagstaff, AZ

#1 Jan 8, 2010
This is a really great result. Until now most of graphene research was focused on its electronic properties. Balandin made an important discovery and substantially expanded the scope of graphene studies. It is very likely that thermal management will be the first real-life practical application of graphene.
Bill

Albuquerque, NM

#2 Jan 9, 2010
This is the best science story I read over the last few years. The computer overheating is a real problem that everybody can feel. New materials that conduct heat well may certainlly help.
Khan

Los Angeles, CA

#6 Jan 17, 2010
Graphene is cool. The heat removal with graphene is interesting idea.
Graphene Inc

Vancouver, Canada

#7 Apr 26, 2010
It is great news for applications that graphene has very large thermal conductivity.

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