White Goods

December 2013
The future of staying cool

Schematic illustration of multi-caloric coupling effects
The Electrocaloric effect is one of three principle caloric effects that describe a temperature change in a material when an external field is applied

Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and Imperial College London are working to make the inefficient method of refrigeration and air conditioning - which has been relied on for over a hundred years - a thing of the past. The project sets out to provide a more economical, energy efficient and en
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