January, 2011

Beer Fridge – A Case Study in Thermal Design. Part 5 – Time for a FloBEER

January 27th, 2011

All good things come to those who wait. For beer this entails a trade off between anticipation and satisfaction. If, too soon after you put the room temperature beer in the fridge, you get your child to grab a beer for you, your thirst might be quenched but your satisfaction might not be. Wait too […]

Novel Thermally Enhanced Power Package

January 25th, 2011

In this paper from Texas Instruments, the authors present a novel power package design that enables heat conduction to the top surface of the microelectronic package through the use of a high thermal conductivity path…read more

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Testing Thermal Interface Material (TIM) Analysis

January 25th, 2011

2-3 p.m., March 10 This webinar will provide an introduction to the most commonly used Thermal Interface Material (TIM) types and their corresponding testing techniques. Basic TIM properties such as bulk or effective thermal conductivity,…read more

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DesignCon 2011

January 25th, 2011

Feb. 1-2, Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, Calif. Tracks include Chip-Level System Design and Verification, High-Speed Signal Processing, Equalization and Coding, Power Integrity and Power Distribution Networks, Electromagnetic Compatibility and Interference, Test and Measurement…read more

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Company Announces Full Server Warranty and Support Partnership

January 25th, 2011

GR Cooling and STG have created a partnership to provide full warranty and support for servers, network equipment, and other hardware housed in GR Cooling’s fluid submersion cooling technology. GR Cooling specializes in fluid submersion…read more

Laser Cooling Systems Offer Heatsink Module

January 25th, 2011

Elite Thermal Engineering (ETE) introduces turnkey cooling systems for fiber coupled laser diodes produced by LIMO, Jenoptik, QPC and nLight. The cooling systems can also be customized for fiber coupled laser diodes manufactured by other…read more

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Precision Unipolar Temperature Controller

January 25th, 2011

Wavelength Electronics’ RHM5K-CH temperature controller can be used to achieve precision control at off-ambient temperatures. The PID control loop drives resistive heaters or thermoelectric coolers. The RHM offers a high level of stability and can…read more

LED Design Case Study: Lighter Thermal Management with Simulation

January 25th, 2011

Future Facilities Incorporated recently released a case study showing that its new CFD software for electronics cooling design, 6SigmaET, solves the problem of how to shrink electronics devices that generate heat. The study describes how…read more

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NewSpring Capital Makes Growth Investment in Raritan Inc.

January 25th, 2011

NewSpring Capital, a provider of private equity capital in the Mid-Atlantic region, has made an investment to support Raritan’s power management business that helps companies improve energy efficiency and operations in their data centers. Raritan…read more

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Researcher Wins Award for Electronics Cooling Technologies

January 25th, 2011

The National Science Foundation has awarded the 2011 Alexander Schwarzkopf Prize for Technological Innovation to a Purdue University professor for his research to develop advanced cooling technologies for electronics and cars. The prize specifically recognizes…read more

Nanocomposite Approach Enhances Thermoelectric Materials

January 25th, 2011

Thermoelectric materials hold great promise for turning waste heat back into useful power and are touted for use in hybrid cars, new and efficient refrigerators, and other cooling or heating applications. However, they are very…read more

With LED Lighting, LA Museum Highlights the Old with the New

January 25th, 2011

The $107 million restoration of the Rotunda building of the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum, included the modernization of the building’s electrical system to support multimedia presentations and events, improve climate control and enhance…read more

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Dual Tower Cooler with More Heat Pipes, Dimpled Fans

January 10th, 2011

Spire Corp. recently introduced its new high-end tower CPU cooler. Spire codenamed its newest thermal solution Gemini, the Zodiac sign for twins, due to the two towering dimpled fin heat-sinks. The increased number of heat-pipes…read more

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New Electric Car Includes Thermally Controlled Battery Pack

January 10th, 2011

Under the hood of the Ford Focus Electric, unveiled at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a 100 kilowatt AC motor provides 181 lb.-ft of torque and can propel the Ford Focus Electric…read more