Global patent index - EP 0972166 A1

EP 0972166 A1 2000-01-19 - APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR COOLING AN ELECTRONIC HEAT SOURCE

Title (en)

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR COOLING AN ELECTRONIC HEAT SOURCE

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR KÜHLUNG EINER ELEKTRONISCHEN WÄRMEQUELLE

Title (fr)

APPAREIL ET PROCEDE PERMETTANT DE REFROIDIR UNE SOURCE DE CHALEUR ELECTRONIQUE

Publication

EP 0972166 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98915121 A

Priority

  • US 9803648 W
  • US 82956597 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9844307A1] According to an aspect of the present invention, the foregoing needs are addressed by an apparatus for cooling a heat source (10), including a carrier plate (19) having a channel (28, 38) therein. The channel has an inlet end (30) and an outlet end (31). A cooling region (46) is disposed in the carrier plate and is in communication with the channel. The cooling region is sized to be disposed proximate the heat source. A member (40) having an orifice (42) therein is disposed in the cooling region. A ratio between a thickness of the member and a width of the orifice is less than 0.9.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F28F 7/00; F28D 15/00; H01L 23/34; H05K 7/20

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F28D 15/02 (2006.01); F28F 7/00 (2006.01); F28F 13/02 (2006.01); H01L 23/473 (2006.01); H05K 7/20 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H01L 23/473 (2013.01); F28F 13/02 (2013.01); H01L 2924/0002 (2013.01)

Combination set (CPC)

H01L 2924/0002 + H01L 2924/00

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9844307A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FI FR GB

EPO simple patent family

WO 9844307 A1 19981008; AU 6938098 A 19981022; EP 0972166 A1 20000119; JP 2000514252 A 20001024

INPADOC legal status

2003-05-14 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20020629

2000-01-19 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19991102

2000-01-19 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE FI FR GB