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  • proper n. A surname of French origin.


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  • North Carolina's Nextreme has announced a chip with its own built-in Peltier cooler -- a cooling system that uses electricity to move heat from one side of a surface to the other.

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  • "When you looked up to me for advice, you had it all," said Justin Peltier.

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  • One employs a thermoelectric phenomenon, called the Peltier effect, to cool the graspers handling the cloth (and thus the cloth itself) well below zero by passing current through them …

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  • These types of modules rely on the Peltier effect, also called the Peltier-Seebeck effect, or the Seebeck-Peltier effect.

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  • This method, called the Peltier Current Lead (PCL), drastically cuts heat transfer between the liquid nitrogen cooling system and the ambient temperature section. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Further improvements, including extremely high-purity materials, together with gaining better insight into the physics of luminescent crystals have enabled the researchers at UNM to reach a new milestone by cooling to temperatures below what is achievable by standard thermoelectric (also known as Peltier) coolers. - latest science and technology news stories

  • This technology is based on a principle called the Peltier Effect, which draws heat electronically.

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  • Building on the reputation of the Cooler Master V8, the new V10 with hybrid Thermal Electric Cooler, or also known as Peltier cooling, brings ...

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  • Under oath, Banks recalled Peltier's exact words: "The motherfu-er was begging for his life but I shot him anyway."

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  • -- Burton marvels at the shooting ability of junior G Devon Peltier, who shot 42 percent from 3-point range while averaging 10.1 points in 22.3 minutes.

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