A new twist on refrigeration


USA/CHINA: An international team of researchers from the University of Texas at Dallas and Nankai … “Our group has demonstrated what we call twistocaloric cooling by changing the twist in fibres. We call coolers that use twist changes for refrigeration twist … Stretching the coiled fibre caused heating, while stretch release produced a maximum surface cooling of 5.1ºC.

“By employing opposite directions …

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