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A 'Sound' Way to Turn Heat into Electricity

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Physicists at the University of Utah demonstrate a new method to cool electronics and harness waste heat.

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...developed small devices that turn heat into sound and then into electricity. The technology holds promise for changing waste heat into electricity, harnessing solar energy and cooling computers and radars.
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im waiting for a cpu cooler that implements that tech, NOW!
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cool. Now well be looking for the TAPEC with the best dba to electricity output instead of the fan with the best cfm to dba ratio. lol
    
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post #5 of 11
So, in theroy
One of these on top of a TEC cool, should be able to provide power for the tec it self? Even if it is only providing half of what the tec needs without letting off heat, I think that might be a good thing.
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hahaha now youll only need a smaller psu to turn it on the computer and then the new cpu cooler would power some of the computer...If your using like a quad core...More reason to OC.
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post #7 of 11
Please search before you post news.

http://www.overclock.net/news-overcl...ectricity.html
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post #8 of 11
Yeah, has been posted already, but i don't think it was as indepth as this article.
post #9 of 11
sounds like were getting close to perpetual motion computers eh?
post #10 of 11
This is past news, but still sounds awsome!
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