Posts tagged Design

Heat-pipes May be a Solution for Heat Dissipation in New Smartphone

December 8th, 2015

According to Chinese site UDN, Samsung is looking for a heat-pipe supplier to dissipate heat from the Galaxy S7 smartphone’s processor. “Tiny pipes inside the phone are filled with a liquid coolant, which circulates around…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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Thermacore Acquires Pittsburgh Materials Technology, Inc.

June 21st, 2010

When Pittsburgh Materials Technology, Inc. (PMTI) owners Joseph and JoAnn Giglio decided to sell their specialty materials technology business after 17 years of operations, they said finding the right buyer was more important than finding…read more

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Energy Efficiency Reshapes Thermal Management Challenges

June 21st, 2010

Electronic equipment manufacturers are increasingly more focused on achieving high efficiency levels for their circuit designs in response to global concerns about the impact on the environment. However, the thermal benefits of high efficiency circuit…read more

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Solid State Lighting Connector

June 7th, 2010

New from Tyco Electronics is an IDC solid state lighting (SSL) connector for quick, tool-less termination of discrete wires onto LED printed circuit boards (PCBs). The product terminates 18 through 24 AWG solid and stranded…read more

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Thermal/EMI Combination Shield Design Case Study

May 10th, 2010

Laird Technologies, Inc. recently released its thermal/EMI combination shield design case study, which discusses in detail the process of how thermal simulation software was utilized in the design of a thermal/EMI combination shield. Instead of…read more

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Software Tool Available for Simulating Cooling Performance of Data Center

April 12th, 2010

Innovative Research, Inc. recently released TileFlow 4.2, a new version of its three-dimensional software tool for simulating cooling performance of data center. TileFlow now allows users to include upflow CRAC units in the data center…read more

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Textbook covers basic heat transfer theory, practical guidelines

April 6th, 2010

“Heat Transfer: Thermal Management of Electronics,” a reference and textbook by Dr. Younes Shabany, includes both basic heat transfer theory as well as practical guidelines for solving thermal design problems that are common to electronic…read more

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Pushing the Boundaries of Heat Pipe Operation

November 1st, 2008

 Introduction Heat pipes are well-established two-phase devices used in the electronics cooling industry to transport heat from the point it is generated to the place where it is extracted from the system. Three wick structures…read more

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Use Of Heat Pipe Cooling Systems In The Electronics Industry

November 1st, 2004

Introduction Thermal management of electronic components must solve problems connected with the limitations on the maximum chip temperature and with the requirements on the level of temperature uniformity. To cool electronic components, one can use…read more

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An Introduction to Pulsating Heat Pipes

May 1st, 2003

Modern electronics thermal management faces considerable challenges in the wake of component miniaturization, which has led to higher demands on net heat flux dissipation. With the industry closely following Moore’s Law, the future demands are…read more

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Design and reliability considerations in avionics electronics packaging

September 1st, 1999

In the avionics industry, regulatory agencies and standards organizations, such as Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) [1], Aeronautical Radio, Inc. (ARINC) [2], and Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) [3], have developed sets of test procedures…read more

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Heat pipe fundamentals

May 1st, 1999

The use of heat pipes in thermal management is increasing rapidly as power densities in electronics continue to rise. Heat pipes are attractive because they can typically carry 100 or more times as much heat…read more

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Heat Pipes for Electronics Cooling Applications

September 1st, 1996

Figure 1: Heat pipe operation Introduction All electronic components, from microprocessors to high end powerconverters, generate heat and rejection of this heat is necessary for theiroptimum and reliable operation. As electronic design allows higher throughputin…read more

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