Innovative realizations of high heat-flux boiling and condensing flows for milli-meter and micro-meter scale applications

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Conference Proceeding

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For shear driven mm-scale flows, the traditional boiler and condenser operations pose serious problems of degraded performance (low heat-flux values, high pressure drops, and device-and-system level instabilities). The innovative devices are introduced for functionality and high heat load capabilities needed for shear dominated electronic cooling situations that arise in milli-meter scale operations, certain gravity-insensitive avionics-cooling and zero-gravity applications.

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© 2014 ASME. Publisher’s version of record: http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/IMECE2014-37319

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ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition