Heat Sink With Small-Scale Etched Pin Fins
Original Publication Date: 1989-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28
Disclosed is a process for economical fabrication of a heat sink with a dense array of small-scale pin fins. Decreasing the size and increasing the number of fins affords an advantage in the ultimate cooling density achievable. Such heat sinks will elicit high heat transfer rates when an impinging fluid flow is directed along the axis of the pins.