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PC

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, which separated into several territories and independent countries. This was the code used in international transactions to and from bank accounts in the trust territory.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. This was used as an international standard for shipping to the trust territory.

In both cases, the code is obsolete.

PC

see PERSONAL COMPUTER.
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1994, Use of phase change materials in the wall with TIM.
The report comprises of advanced phase change materials revenue for every application segment in the following regions:
If we consider a building envelope coupled with a PCM system, the energy balance must take into account the presence of the phase change material.
2005) presented a methodology in TRNSYS whereby, through the definition of an active wall containing tubes through which a fluid was circulated, the overall thermal effect of phase change materials could be determined.
where the subscript mix refers to the thermal properties of the mixture of solid and liquid phases, o refers to the onset of phase change process, L denotes the latent heat, and f is the fraction of liquid phase.
Geographically speaking, Europe holds the biggest share in the advanced phase change materials market and this region is also expected to witness the fastest growth in the APCM market.
The thermal conductivity, density and heat capacity remain the same before and after phase change.
With regards to the specific heat of the MPCM slurries, Alisetti and Roy (1999) through numerical analysis, proposed and investigated several functions for the specific heat during phase change process.
AIXTRON's leading market position in thin-film deposition equipment for the semiconductor industry provides an excellent platform for competitive development of new phase change material by AVD([R]) technique for next-generation, high-density confined cell PCM device structures," said Tyler Lowrey, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ovonyx.
He and his collaborators are studying the new material as part of a general effort to gain a better understanding of how phase changes occur and how patterns form from liquids that themselves appear to have no structure.
However, a combination of aggressive advanced process technology transitions, physical cell size reduction and multi-level cell functionality is expected to accelerate cost reductions and make phase change memory a viable candidate to replace flash memory in the next five years.
A new blog, Phase Change Matters, will be updated frequently with links to the latest news and research on PCMs and thermal energy storage.