Posts tagged Heat Spreading

Thermal Facts & Fairy Tales: Heat Spreading Revisited

March 13th, 2012

AS PROMISED IN MY editorial of the 2011 Fall issue, I will devote this issue’s column on the topic of heat spreading. The reason is that I, while writing a white paper on basic thermal…read more

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Heat Spreading Calculations Using Thermal Circuit Elements

August 1st, 2008

Heat Spreading Calculations Using Thermal Circuit Elements Bruce Guenin, Associate Technical Editor Introduction In electronics cooling applications, there are numerous changes of scale from the chip level to the system level. This is characteristic of…read more

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Heat Spreading: Not a Trivial Problem

May 1st, 2008

 Introduction Heat spreading is essentially area enlarging: the larger the area, the more heat can be removed at the same temperature difference (subject to certain limits). Unfortunately, except for the simplest of cases, the equations…read more

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Exploring the Limits of Air Cooling

August 1st, 2006

Introduction Heat from electronic devices is an integral part of information processing, not a nuisance that can someday be eliminated. This is a physical principle that is independent of the device of information processing. However,…read more

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