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Thermoacoustics in the News

Here are recent news articles and press releases about thermoacoustics at Los Alamos.

"Quarter-wave pulse tube" is Cryogenics best paper of the year 2011, Cryogenics.

"Hot is cool in hell," Qdrive News, June 18, 2010.

"Putting a sound stop to convection," Physics Update, November 12, 2009; and Physics Today, January 2010, page 17.

"Cooling Technologies: Sound Idea," Appliance Design, April 2008. (See the article that begins on page 14.)

Los Alamos Wins Two Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Awards: Wall Street Journal September 2007.

Sound makes electricity for space: Technology Research News October 6/13, 2004.

Secretary of Energy Announces Seven Lawrence Award Winners for 2004.

Backhaus named top young innovator by Technology Review magazine: MIT Technology Review September 2003.

"Sound power for deep-space travel beyond sun's reach," Science News Week of Sept. 4, 2004; Vol. 166, No. 10 , p. 157.

"The heat is on: Powering spaceprobes," The Economist August 14, 2004. Vol. 372, Iss. 8388, pg. 69.

Our colleagues at Penn State University used our DeltaE software to design and analyze their Ben & Jerry's ice cream cooler, which was described by National Public Radio "All Things Considered" April 28, 2004.

World Oil magazine announces the thirteen winners of the 2003 World Oil Awards: Press Release October 17, 2003.

Thermoacoustic mixture-separation work was featured in the American Chemical Society publication "Today's Chemist at Work": The latest buzz on gas separation, December 2002.