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NC State Named An ‘Energy Elite’ University

NC State University has been named among 10 “Energy Elite” colleges and universities by the American Energy Society (AES).  The report, Top Energy Universities 2020,...
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Paramagnetic Spins Take Electrons for a Ride, Produce Electricity from Heat

“Paramagnon drag thermopower” converts a temperature difference into an electrical voltage. This discovery could lead to more efficient thermal energy harvesting, such as converting car exhaust heat into electric power to enhance fuel-efficiency.