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Saturated Pad, Liquid Thermal Interface

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055470D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Antonetti, VW Goodman, HA [+details]

Abstract

A liquid thermal interface between two solid mating surfaces can achieve substantially greater heat transfer than the same mating surfaces when dry, providing the liquid displaces the bulk of any air which may be contained in the interface.