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New GE Dual-Piezo cooling tech could enable thinner tech

12/12, 11:35am

GE's DCJ cools by acting like miniature bellows

General Electric has unveiled an ultra-thin, high-performance cooling mechanism that could allow for even thinner next-generation electronics. The Dual Piezoelectric Cooling Jets (DCJ) technology acts as a miniature pair of bellows, pulling cool air in when they expand and expelling hot air when contracting. The technology was initially developed to cool commercial jet engines, but GE managed to miniaturize it, and the company has gotten the technology working in computers.

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