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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to a process using rapid, repetitive acoustical shocks to achieve cooling: a thermoacoustic condenser for use in refrigeration.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to thermoacoustics

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  • The speakers work by a thermoacoustic effect: They vibrate and make noise when heated by an electrical current.

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  • A few weeks ago I reported here on a thermoacoustic stove that also provides cooling and electric power.

    Sustainable Design Update » Blog Archive » Thermoacoustic Energy

  • Prof. Orest Symko uses the thermoacoustic effect to create pressure waves in a tube that vibrates a piezoelectric material that converts the sound energy directly into electricity.

    Sustainable Design Update » Blog Archive » Thermoacoustic Energy

  • Now, the Denver-based company Swift LNG aims to turn that gas into a usable liquid fuel with a thermoacoustic natural gas liquefaction technology just licensed from Los Alamos National Laboratory.

    Speedlinking 3/7/07

  • The company is supporting research into thermoacoustic refrigeration to minimize the potential negative environmental impact from using ozone-depleting refrigerants.

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  • The traveling-wave thermoacoustic electric generator has the potential to power space probes to the furthest reaches of the Universe.

    NASA Watch: Keith Cowing: September 2004 Archives

  • "The research results provide useful insights into the optimization of nanotube sheets as thermoacoustic projectors for loud speaker and sonar applications, where sound is produced by heating using an alternating electrical current," he said.

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  • "The research results provide useful insights into the optimization of nanotube sheets as thermoacoustic projectors for loud speaker and sonar applications, where sound is produced by heating using an alternating electrical current."

    FOXNews.com

  • A thermoacoustic compressor can potentially complete 10,000 cycles a second, according to Scott Elrod, vice president of the hardware systems laboratory and head of PARC's green tech efforts.

    Next Big Future

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