Dendritic Heat Sink
Original Publication Date: 1981-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11
The present article describes a heat sink for the caps of module packag As shown in the single figure, a plurality of stranded wires 10 are each secured at one end to the cover 12 of a module assembly, preferably by welding or brazing. The wires are of a high heat conducting material. The stranded structure of each of the stranded wires is untwisted, or splayed, to form a dendritic-like structure. This will provide an effective heat dissipation source.