Contact: Cory Nealon
University at Buffalo
Caption: A University at Buffalo study hints that, to make laptops and other portable electronic devices more robust, more heat might be the answer. Here, nanoconductors squeeze an electrical current into a narrow channel, increasing the amount of heat circulating through a microchip's nanotransistor.
Credit: Credit: Jon Bird and Jong Han.
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