Heat Pipes

Heat Pipe Assembly for Spacecraft and Hypersonic Vehicles Passes NASA Hypersonic Tests

May 2nd, 2014

Advanced thermal solutions provider Thermacore has announced that its heat pipe assembly recently completed testing at the NASA Ames Arc Jet Complex operating at very high temperatures in a hypersonic leading edge simulation, making it…read more

SEMI-THERM 30 Media

March 11th, 2014

Photos Videos Colder Products Company Discusses New Products at SEMI-THERM 30. The Bergquist Company Discusses Products at SEMI-THERM 30.

Researchers Eye Passive Cooling System for Microelectronics

March 6th, 2014

Researchers at San Diego State University in California are examining an alternative to traditional heat pipes they say could help increase cooling efficiency in laptops and other portable electronic devices. Known as pulsating or oscillating…read more

Ultra-Thin Titanium Based Thermal Solution for Electronic Applications

February 28th, 2014

Payam Bozorgi and George Fleischman PiMEMS, Inc. Introduction As electronic system technology advances with continual increases in requirements leading to greater demand for higher power consumption, there have been growing challenges related to the design…read more

Waterproof Tablet Computer Features Cooling Fan

November 8th, 2013

Electronics manufacturer Fujitsu has released a unique new tablet computer capable of operating underwater while using a cooling fan to pump heat away from sensitive internal circuitry. The Arrows Tab QH77/M is 2-in-1 computer that…read more

Thermal Connectors Improve PCB Assembly Heat Dissipation

November 7th, 2013

TEM Products Inc., a manufacturer of mechanical components for electro-mechanical assembly, has released its new patent-pending PowerPeg thermal connectors. Designed for attachment to an external dissipater, the new PowerPeg thermal connectors offer significantly improved thermal…read more

Heat Pipe Integration Strategies for LED Applications

September 12th, 2013

Dr. Richard Bonner, Anqi (Angie) Fan, Daniel Pounds and Dr. Ehsan Yakhshi-Tafti; Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. INTRODUCTION In light-emitting diodes (LEDs), 70 percent to 80 percent of the applied electrical power is converted to waste…read more

NASA Selects Proposals for Future Spacecraft Thermal Control Systems

September 9th, 2013

NASA has selected eight proposals to develop advanced thermal control system technologies for future spacecraft as part of its Game Changing Development Program (GCD). The program was created to investigate novel ideals and approaches to…read more

Heat Exchanger Research Could Lead to Better Liquid Cooling in Aerospace, Automotive, Defense Applications

August 26th, 2013

A New Mexico State University assistant professor is investigating methods of increasing heat exchanger efficiency that could enable space missions to remain in orbit for longer periods of time and lead to better automotive, defense,…read more

Embedded Heat Pipe Technology for Heat Removal in Military Applications

May 13th, 2013

Researchers at Advanced Cooling Technologies Inc. have developed a new cooling technique for high-power VPX embedded computing cards that utilizes embedded heat pipes to increase heat removal for computer boards. The new Dual-Sided Condenser technology…read more

New Single Tower CPU Cooler Models Feature Slim Design for Easy RAM Access and Compatibility with Tall Memory Modules

April 8th, 2013

Cooling solutions provider Noctua has released two new models from the NH-U series of quiet, single tower CPU coolers. Both models reportedly feature a “new, slim design that ensures easy RAM access and maximum compatibility…read more

Benefits and Drawbacks of Using Two-Phase Cooling Technologies in Military Platforms

March 8th, 2013

Authors Johannes van Es and Henk Jan van Gerner, National Aerospace Laboratory NLR, The Netherlands   The next generation military platforms will be equipped with more and more powerful sensors and avionics. The increasing power…read more

New High Bay LED Cooler Is Smaller and Lighter Than Passive Cooling Equivalents

February 18th, 2013

Nuventix, Inc. has introduced the LED Cooler R150-170, a new high bay LED cooler that, according to the company, is “33 percent smaller and 60 percent lighter than passive cooling equivalents used in industrial high…read more

Unique Heat Sink Design Incorporates Tower Design with Multiple Heat Pipes and Fans

January 4th, 2013

Electronics cooling specialist Gelid Solutions has released a three-fan “Black Edition” heat sink designed for gamers and computer enthusiasts. According to the company, the new cooler incorporates a thin-fin aluminum tower design and seven independent…read more