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Heat exchanger device and method for heat removal or transfer

United States Patent

8,228,675
July 24, 2012
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Systems and methods for a forced-convection heat exchanger are provided. In one embodiment, heat is transferred to or from a thermal load in thermal contact with a heat conducting structure, across a narrow air gap, to a rotating heat transfer structure immersed in a surrounding medium such as air.
Koplow; Jeffrey P. (San Ramon, CA)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
12/ 732,662
March 26, 2010
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT The United States Government has a paid-up license in this technology and the right in limited circumstances to require the patent owner to license others on reasonable terms as provided for by the terms of contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy to Sandia Corporation.