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Smaller, cooler, quicker: GE demos nifty technology

Gizmos put to new uses as company refines, modifies

Chris Keimel, a process engineer at GE Global Research, demonstrates how ultra small switches and sensors can be used today in a wide range of consumer electronics.
Chris Keimel, a process engineer at GE Global Research, demonstrates how ultra small switches and sensors can be used today in a wide range of consumer electronics.
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General Electric Company’s dual piezoelectric cooling jet seems to do it all. The device originally designed to improve the aerodynamics of commercial jet engines and power generation in wind turbines was later plugged into a light-emitting diode bulbs to improve their output. Now, the company is using the technology — also known as dual cool jets — as a compact method to cool components of high-end tablet computers and other small electronic devices. “That technology ...


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