# Difference between revisions of "heat dissipation"

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− | ;Diamond: | + | ;Diamond: 2200 W/(m·K) -- Note that thermal conductivity is not constant across all isotopes or environmental conditions. The <sup>12</sup>C (99.9%) isotope thermal conductivity is 33.2 W/(cm·K), and at low temperature that rises to 410 W/(cm·K) at 104 K. |

;Copper: 401 W·m−1·K−1 | ;Copper: 401 W·m−1·K−1 | ||

;Beryllium: specific heat (1925 J·kg<sup>−1</sup>·K<sup>−1</sup>) and thermal conductivity (216 W·m<sup>−1</sup>·K<sup>−1</sup>) | ;Beryllium: specific heat (1925 J·kg<sup>−1</sup>·K<sup>−1</sup>) and thermal conductivity (216 W·m<sup>−1</sup>·K<sup>−1</sup>) | ||

;Aluminum: 167 W/m-K | ;Aluminum: 167 W/m-K |

## Latest revision as of 11:39, 12 October 2014

# Heat dissipation, heat sinks, cooling, thermal management

## thermal conductivity of materials

- Diamond
- 2200 W/(m·K) -- Note that thermal conductivity is not constant across all isotopes or environmental conditions. The
^{12}C (99.9%) isotope thermal conductivity is 33.2 W/(cm·K), and at low temperature that rises to 410 W/(cm·K) at 104 K. - Copper
- 401 W·m−1·K−1
- Beryllium
- specific heat (1925 J·kg
^{−1}·K^{−1}) and thermal conductivity (216 W·m^{−1}·K^{−1}) - Aluminum
- 167 W/m-K