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Design, Fabrication, and Testing of Microporous Wicking Structure
Microelectronic Engineering (2008)
  • Yongkang Chan, Portland State University
  • Lawrence S. Melvin, III, Portland State University
  • Mark M. Weislogel, Portland State University
  • Ryan M. Jenson, Portland State University
  • Scott Dhuey, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Paul F. Nealey, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Wicking structures based on interior corner geometry as the fundamental transport mechanism have been studied in microgravity environments. These structures provide for highly efficient passive transport that can be exploited in advanced two-phase passive cooling systems for applications in areas such as thermal control for microelectronics. Several pilot designs have been manufactured and tested and their performance is reported.

Publication Date
May, 2008
Citation Information
Yongkang Chan, Lawrence S. Melvin, Mark M. Weislogel, Ryan M. Jenson, et al.. "Design, Fabrication, and Testing of Microporous Wicking Structure" Microelectronic Engineering Vol. 85 Iss. 5-6 (2008)
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