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'Thermal cloak' to dissipate heat in electronics

3/28/2012 06:45 PM EDT
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wilber_xbox
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re: 'Thermal cloak' to dissipate heat in electronics
wilber_xbox   3/31/2012 5:05:52 PM
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I think that it would be possible but the cost can be an issue especially when the reflectivity of the mirror needs to be high. But this same mechanism, i think, can be achieved through right material layers stacks. I think i have read this article on EETimes.

Sanjib.A
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Sanjib.A   3/30/2012 6:08:42 PM
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Okay...thanks Nic!

prabhakar_deosthali
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prabhakar_deosthali   3/30/2012 8:06:35 AM
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Will it be possible to build the circuits/components where the heat generating source gets placed on the outer body instead of being at the core as is the case now? This may look an absurd idea but some ingenious way could be found to design circuits /components this way.

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DrQuine   3/30/2012 2:06:52 AM
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Could a sensitive object simply be surrounded by an infrared reflecting mirror wall? If the inside had tilted infrared reflecting mirrors could they reflect the internal heat up and out to a cooler destination?

nicolas.mokhoff
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nicolas.mokhoff   3/29/2012 9:35:53 PM
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The technology is not quite as sophisticated as the ones being applied to stealth fighters; after all it is still in research stage, and it uses markedly different approach to provide a "cloak" around an object. The heat dissipation method should be of interest to package and circuit board engineers, as well as semiconductor designers.

Sanjib.A
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Sanjib.A   3/29/2012 5:01:44 PM
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Is this technology somewhat similar to the technology based on which the stealth air planes or ships are built?

Kinnar
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Kinnar   3/29/2012 9:58:27 AM
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This will really make the heat away from the more heat sensitive devices from the electronics products. If it works out it will be really a great improvement in the performance of the electronics.

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