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Title: Pin fin compliant heat sink with enhanced flexibility

Abstract

Heat sinks and methods of using the same include a top and bottom plate, at least one of which has a plurality of pin contacts flexibly connected to one another, where the plurality of pin contacts have vertical and lateral flexibility with respect to one another; and pin slice layers, each having multiple pin slices, arranged vertically between the top and bottom plates such that the plurality of pin slices form substantially vertical pins connecting the top and bottom plates.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE) (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1434516
Patent Number(s):
9,939,210
Application Number:
14/500,541
Assignee:
International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY DOEEE
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0002894
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Sep 29
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Schultz, Mark D. Pin fin compliant heat sink with enhanced flexibility. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Schultz, Mark D. Pin fin compliant heat sink with enhanced flexibility. United States.
Schultz, Mark D. Tue . "Pin fin compliant heat sink with enhanced flexibility". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1434516.
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abstractNote = {Heat sinks and methods of using the same include a top and bottom plate, at least one of which has a plurality of pin contacts flexibly connected to one another, where the plurality of pin contacts have vertical and lateral flexibility with respect to one another; and pin slice layers, each having multiple pin slices, arranged vertically between the top and bottom plates such that the plurality of pin slices form substantially vertical pins connecting the top and bottom plates.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Apr 10 00:00:00 EDT 2018},
month = {Tue Apr 10 00:00:00 EDT 2018}
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