Thermal Management Improvements for Transmit/Receive Modules

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00024-13-P-4560
Agency Tracking Number: N131-028-0037
Amount: $80,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solitcitation Year: 2013
Solitcitation Topic Code: N131-028
Solitcitation Number: 2013.1
Small Business Information
Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc.
PA, Lancaster, PA, 17601-5688
Duns: 126288336
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Richard Bonner
 Manager, Custom Products
 (717) 295-6105
 Richard.Bonner@1-act.com
Business Contact
 Frank Morales
Title: Accounting Clerk
Phone: (717) 295-6092
Email: Frank.Morales@1-act.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop and demonstrate a thermal ground plane (TGP) technology with improved manufacturability and reliability over previous technology generations. Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. is developing ultra low thermal resistance and high heat flux wick structures to improve thermal performance in TGP's used to cool electronic systems. The advanced TGP's further consist of ceramic materials with coefficients thermal of expansion (CTE's) closely matching those common semiconductor materials. The CTE matching feature allows the TGP to be soldered directly to the semiconductor device using standard manufacturing practices, which helps to minimize the thermal interface resistance between the TGP and the semiconductor device.

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