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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:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1434516
Patent Number(s):
9939210
Application Number:
14/500,541
Assignee:
International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B23 - MACHINE TOOLS B23P - OTHER WORKING OF METAL
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F28 - HEAT EXCHANGE IN GENERAL F28F - DETAILS OF HEAT-EXCHANGE AND HEAT-TRANSFER APPARATUS, OF GENERAL APPLICATION
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0002894
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Sep 29
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

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. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1434516.
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