Heat Sinks

Solid-state CPU Cooler Offers Advanced Cooling

August 24th, 2015

Phononic unveils a new solid-state CPU cooler, the Phononic model HEX 1.0. The small package, with dimensions of 4.3″ x 3.5″ x 3.5″, offers an advanced cooling performance despite its tiny size. “Unlike traditional heatsink/fan…read more

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Air Force Inquires About New Thermal Management Solutions for Future Aircraft

August 11th, 2015

The U.S. Air Force is looking into new thermal management techniques to cool the electronics in future fighter aircraft. “Officials of the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, issued a broad…read more

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Heat Sink Attachment Improves Heat Transfers and TIM Performance by 20 Percent

June 1st, 2015

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. introduces the clipKIT – a heat sink attachment system available from Digi-Key. The clipKIT can be used with mostly any industry standard heat sink, such as straight fin, pin fin, cross…read more

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New Technology Improves Heat Dissipation Performance

May 26th, 2015

OKI Circuit Technology in Japan has developed a mass-production technology for multi-layer copper-coin printed circuit boards that supports high speeds and high frequencies. The technology is a T-Coin (Technology of copper coin insert) structure that…read more

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Comparison of HPC/Telecom Data Center Cooling Methods by Operating and Capital Expense – Extended Article

May 26th, 2015

Dr. Alexander Yatskov Thermal Form & Function Inc. Introduction Current high-performance computing (HPC) and Telecom trends have shown that the number of transistors per chip has continued to grow in recent years, and data center…read more

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Report: Images on Forum Show How Liquid Cooling is Incorporated into New Products

May 12th, 2015

Three images have appeared on an Asian video card forum named Chiphell of new AMD Fiji GPUs, showcasing compact PCBs pre-fitted with a liquid-cooling heatsink and loop connectors. It has not yet been determined if…read more

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ASU Engineer’s Computing Node Research Suggests Large Reduction in Energy Usage

April 7th, 2015

Carole-Jean Wu, computer scientist and engineer at Arizona State University, is gaining recognition for her work to improve energy efficiency of computing nodes, which includes everything from smartphones and tablets, to desktop processors and data…read more

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Heatsink 101: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know Web Seminar

March 26th, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM US/Eastern Online Event This web seminar focuses on how heatsinks work and how to design a heatsink while considering all the critical factors such as size,…read more

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Circuit Card Assembly Heat Sinks Embedded With Oscillating Heat Pipes

March 20th, 2015

Joe Boswell, Chris Smoot, Elliot Short, Nate Francis Introduction In this study, lightweight two-phase heat sinks embedded with the Oscillating Heat Pipe (OHP) technology are developed for the thermal management of military circuit card assemblies…read more

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Stamped Heatsink Series offers Cooling for LED Applications

February 9th, 2015

GlacialTech, a thermal solution provider, introduces its new stamped heatsink series (Igloo SS) for LED flood lights and other high wattage LED lighting applications. These rectangular heatsinks offer wattage ratings of 100W, 150W and 200W.…read more

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Unnamed Product Acts as Both Heatsink and CPU Fan

January 13th, 2015

Typically, heatsinks and CPU Fans can be very large which limits configuration possibilities in the hardware. CoolChip Technologies has solved this problem by introducing a new kinetic cooler with physical restraints that are easier to work…read more

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Bay Light Heatsinks offer Thermal Solutions

December 15th, 2014

GlacialTech Inc. announced its new line of high performance Bay Light heatsinks for high power LED applications. The line of heatsinks includes the Igloo SR100, SR150, SR200, SR200HP and SR250HP. The Igloo SR200HP and Igloo…read more

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Lightweight Push-Pin Heat Sinks offer Advanced Cooling Solutions for BGAs

December 15th, 2014

Digi-Key now offers more than 200 advanced thermal solutions (ATS) heat sinks with push-pin mounting and 108,000 possible configurations. Features of the heat sinks include pre-drilled holes for mounting to PCBs, flexible barbs, compression springs…read more

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‘Tech Tidbit’ – Free Heat Exchanger Technology Successfully Cools Earth

December 9th, 2014

A group of engineers from Stanford University, led by Professor Shanhui Han, have developed a free heat exchanger technology that successfully cools the Earth. The radiator system works by beaming heat and sunlight from buildings…read more

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