An international team of collaborators led by QMC Researcher Ichiro Takeuchi (MSE), has developed an improved elastocaloric cooling material using a blend of nickel (Ni)-titanium (Ti) metals, forged using a 3D printer, that is not only potentially more efficient than current technology, but is completely ‘green.’ Takeuchi has been developing this technology for almost a decade, and it is one step closer to commercialization. See more info in the news release