Phase change materials for improvement of thermal comfort and energy efficiency in buildings

Researchers of Laboratory for Refrigeration and District Energy (LAHDE, process engineering) participated in a research on improving thermal comfort and energy efficiency in buildings using phase-change materials. The research was carried out in Laboratory for Heating, Sanitary, Solar and Air Conditioning Engineering (LOSK, process engineering), also by participation of researchers Read more…

A conceptual design of a thermal switch capacitor in a magnetocaloric device

Researchers at the Laboratory for Refrigeration and District Energy (LAHDE, Process Engineering), in collaboration with researchers from the Laboratory for Tribology and interface nanotechnology (TINT), have conducted a comprehensive study of the thermal properties of thermal switch capacitors used in magnetocaloric devices. The research results were published in the Journal Read more…

International Conference SZE 2023

The Slovenian Energy Association (SZE) organized the International Conference SZE 2023 in Portorož between June 4th and June 6th, 2023. The main theme of the conference was Energy efficiency and sustainable, secure, and accessible energy supply. We participated in the conference with the following contribution:Developments on thermoelectric heat pump booster Read more…

IEEE – AIM 2020

AIM (Advances in magnetics) 2020 is another scientific conference that was postponed from last year to 2021. It took place virtually between 13 and 16 June. The LAHDE laboratory presented two papers and an invited lecture:The future of magnetic refrigeration and heat pumping (Andrej Kitanovski)Design, enhanced thermal and flow efficiency Read more…

Thermag IX, 2021

After a one-year delay, the 9th International IIR Conference on Caloric Cooling and Use of Caloric Materials was held in June 2021. Although the conference was held in virtual format, many interesting research activities were presented. For more information on the conferences, please visit this website. Members of the LAHDE Read more…

2021 Virtual Spring Meeting & Exhibit

Due to coronavirus epidemic, MRS ( Material Research Society ) Spring Meeting was again held virtually. Together with the research group from Twente Univeristy we presented thermal rectification with multilayer phase change materials: High Asymmetric Heat Transport in Multilayer Phase Change Materials. Apart from the lack of personal contact, pastries Read more…

E-MRS 2019 Fall Meeting

The 2019 E-MRS Fall Meeting was held in Warsaw University of Technology, from September 16th to 19th. There were more than 1000 participants from all over the world. The members of LAHDE presented our work in two contributions and invited lecture: Urban Tomc: Digital microfluidics in caloric cooling Using the Read more…

SMST 2019

In the middle of May international scientific conference on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technology (SMST) 2019  took place at The Bodenseeforum in Konstanz, Germany. This is the leading worldwide conference and exposition for the shape memory and superelastic technologies and is highly focused on the manufacturing and application of shape Read more…