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  2. Thermal energy storage - Wikipedia

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    It is more economical by achieving 100% more heat storage per unit volume over the dual tanks system as the molten-salt storage tank is costly due to its complicated construction. Phase Change Material (PCMs) are also used in molten-salt energy storage, [15] while research on obtaining shape-stabilized PCMs using high porosity matrices is ongoing.

  3. Containerization - Wikipedia

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    As this is an approximate measure, the height of the box is not considered. For instance, the 9 ft 6 in (2.90 m) high cube and the 4 ft 3 in (1.30 m) half height 20 ft (6.10 m) containers are also called one TEU. 48' containers have been phased out over the last ten years in favor of 53' containers. tare mass

  4. Solid-state drive - Wikipedia

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    The basis for flash-based SSDs, flash memory, was invented by Fujio Masuoka at Toshiba in 1980 and commercialized by Toshiba in 1987. SanDisk Corporation (then SanDisk) founders Eli Harari and Sanjay Mehrotra, along with Robert D. Norman, saw the potential of flash memory as an alternative to existing hard drives, and filed a patent for a flash-based SSD in 1989.

  5. Icemaker - Wikipedia

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    Cube icemaker. Cube ice machines are classified as small ice machines, in contrast to tube ice machines, flake ice machines, or other ice machines. Common capacities range from 30 kg (66 lb) to 1,755 kg (3,869 lb). Since the emergence of cube ice machines in the 1970s, they have evolved into a diverse family of ice machines.

  6. Aspect ratio - Wikipedia

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    16:9 = 1. 7: widescreen TV and most laptops; 2:1 = 2: dominoes; 64:27 = 2. 370: ultra-widescreen, 21:9; 32:9 = 3. 5: super ultra-widescreen; Ellipses. For an ellipse, the aspect ratio denotes the ratio of the major axis to the minor axis. An ellipse with an aspect ratio of 1:1 is a circle.

  7. Asgardia - Wikipedia

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    It was a two-unit CubeSat measuring 10 cm × 10 cm × 20 cm (4 in × 4 in × 8 in) at a weight of 2.8 kg (6.2 lb), manufactured and deployed into orbit by NanoRacks, and has been named Asgardia-1. The overall goal of the Asgardia-1 mission was to demonstrate the long-term storage of data on a solid-state storage device operating in low Earth ...

  8. Dynamic random-access memory - Wikipedia

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    The desired row's word-line is then driven high to connect a cell's storage capacitor to its bit-line. This causes the transistor to conduct, transferring charge from the storage cell to the connected bit-line (if the stored value is 1) or from the connected bit-line to the storage cell (if the stored value is 0). Since the capacitance of the ...

  9. iPad Mini - Wikipedia

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    Storage: 1st generation: 16, 32, or 64 GB flash memory 2: 16, 32, 64, or 128 GB flash memory 3 & 4: 16, 64, or 128 GB flash memory 5th & 6th generation: 64 or 256 GB flash memory: Display: 7.9-inch (200.66 mm) diagonal LED-backlit Multi-Touch display with IPS technology, at 4:3 aspect ratio 1st generation: 1024 × 768 px at 163 ppi