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    • Laser Car Ignition Dream Sparks Multiple Approaches (Photonics.com)- September 3, 2012
    • Woodruff's focus at NETL is on laser spectroscopic diagnostics in combustion, and his current projects include developing a laser spark plug for natural gas-fueled engines. He also serves as an adjunct professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace ... More...
    • UCLA Team Leads Solar Molten Metal Effort (KCET (blog))- September 3, 2012
    • The Energy Department's "SunShot Initiative" -- modeled on the Kennedy-era moon shot initiative -- has granted $5 million for a five-year program to investigate using molten metals as heat transfer fluids in solar thermal systems. The molten metals ... More...
    • Global Warming, Coal Combustion and Sea Level Rise (Energy Collective)- September 3, 2012
    • Coal Combustion Since The Late 1700s: Dirty combustion of coal was common from the late 1700s to about 1950 when low-efficiency air quality control, AQC, systems (cyclonic separators, precipitators, fabric filters, scrubbers, etc.) were being installed ... More...
    • Heat flow control for future nanoelectronics (Phys.Org)- September 3, 2012
    • There is little research in the area of heat flows and their control. Ruokola's study tackles the basic questions of the field: how heat transfer occurs from one point to another and how this flow can be controlled in electronic circuits approaching ... More...
    • Heat Exchanger Tubing withstands severe environments. (ThomasNet Industrial News Room)- August 27, 2012
    • AMETEK's proprietary fill technology provides increased thermal transfer performance, allows for use in applications with higher temperature and pressure, and prevents blistering in extreme conditions. Advances also have been made in resins, fill ... More...
    • Internal combustion tribute (The Record-Courier)- August 20, 2012
    • Internal combustion tribute. by Caryn Haller challer@recordcourier.com. Email Print · Copyright 2012 Record-Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. August, 15 2012 10:57 am. Internal ... More...
    • Will Geothermal Power Solve California's Energy Crisis? (Government Technology)- August 13, 2012
    • 8, summit brought together legislators, energy producers, researchers and geologists to discuss the future of geothermal energy - sustainable thermal power generated and stored in the earth. They concluded that while solar and wind power are popular ... More...
    • Rotating Solar Thermal Collector Targets Cheap Renewable Energy (Revmodo)- August 13, 2012
    • Rather than a futuristic gun designed to destroy the moon, the structure is actually a solar thermal collector-a 10 foot by 10 foot device designed to follow the sun across the sky-and could put us on the fast track to cheaper solar energy. Unbeknownst ... More...
    • Catalyst improves methane combustion performance (The Engineer)- August 13, 2012
    • According to a statement, the discovery offers a way to more completely exploit energy from methane, potentially reducing emissions of this powerful greenhouse gas from vehicles that run on natural gas. The catalyst may also offer a cleaner and cheaper ... More...
    • Harvesting green tidal energy (Power Engineering Magazine)- August 6, 2012
    • Dhaka, Aug. 5 -- Ocean power is an endless source of renewable green energy. It is clean, environmentally acceptable and economically cheap. Electricity generation from ocean energy is based on tidal power, wave power, ocean thermal energy conversion, ... More...