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The Research Center for Energy Engineering and Environmental Preservation

  • Excitonics lab

    Our mission: To apply new thermodynamic ideas for developing new frequency-conversion methods. This will allow: Converting inefficient parts of the solar spectrum to wavelengths most efficient for energy-harvesting. Conversion of thermal energy to electricity. Efficient energy storage. Efficient high power...

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    Aerosol Research Laboratory

    The Laboratory for Aerosol Research conducts basic and applied investigations of aerosols and closely related phenomena. The permanent Aerosol research group includes Prof. Em. C. Gutfinger, Prof. A. Oron, Dr. M. Fichman and Dr. L. Moldavsky. The facilities of the...

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  • The Shamban Tribology Laboratory

    The Tribology Laboratory at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology was founded in 1990. Its main activities include: Fundamental research, both theoretical and experimental, in areas such as contact mechanics, friction, wear, adhesion, lubrication and biotribology. Consulting to industry and...

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  • The Rechler Cryogenic Cooling Laboratory

    The subject of cryogenic cooling (cooling to temperatures below -150oC) is unfamiliar to many, as it is rather specialized and limited to special applications. The last few decades saw an increased interest in this technology, which is now forming the...

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  • The Environmental Multi-Phase Flow Laboratory (EMPFL)

    Research in The Environmental Multi-Phase Flow Laboratory (EMPFL) is directed towards (environmental) fluid flow and heat transfer problems such as Particle-laden flows: dispersal of (bio-) aerosols in the atmospheric boundary layer, canopy flows and related particle dispersal/capture, erosion and particle...

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  • Solar Energy Laboratory

    In the Solar Energy Laboratory, research is conducted on solar thermal energy utilization. Research topics include flat plate solar collectors for heating of air, water and other liquids, concentrating collectors for high temperatures, heat storage, solar water desalination, and systems...

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  • Microsystems Tribology Laboratory

    The Laboratory focuses on friction and wear of engineering surfaces, micro- and nano-tribology of contact surfaces in MEMS, adhesion and friction of biomimetic attachment structures, tribology of nanocrystalline subsurface layers, development of tribological instrumentation and contact mechanics. The research is...

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  • Micro- and Nano-Fluidic Devices Laboratory (MNFL)

    Dr. G. Yossifon The laboratory provides experimental facilities for studying micro- and nano-fluidics, which include fundamental research on transport processes on the nano and micro scale as well as application-oriented studies towards the development of novel micro- and nano-fluidic devices....

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  • Micro and Nanooptics Laboratory

    The Micro and Nanooptics Laboratory deals with nanoscale optics and manipulation of radiative heat transfer by use of nanoscale structures. Lab is engaged in research and development of Polarization state manipulation, Subwavelength optical elements, Nanostructured optical elements, Nanophotonics, Nanooptics, Optical-metamaterial,...

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  • Internal Combustion Engines Laboratory

    The global community is concerned by the climate change. A need to dramatically improve vehicle energy efficiency became a major engineering and scientific challenge. Total dependence on the crude oil and oil refinery products together with the latest rise in...

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    Flow Control Laboratory (FCL)

    The recently constructed Flow Control Laboratory includes a low-speed blower wind tunnel, 180m2 of laboratory space and accommodation for multiple assistants. The tunnel was designed specifically for optical measurements. It is driven by a 75kW blower, has an 8:1 contraction...

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