Exploring the Limits of Cooling for Extreme Heat Flux Applications: Data Centers and Power Electronics
Project Innovation + Advantages:
The EHFμ-Cooler significantly reduces device temperature, resulting in 25-50% improvement in reliability and device performance.
By improving energy efficiency, the technology wouuld reduce energy-related emissions such as greenhouse gases.
Better cooling, leading to more efficient, higher performance and more reliable power electronics, would save the nation a significant amount of primary energy. Just for automotive applications, a 10% increase in efficiency for silicon carbide-based power electronics equates to >20 million gallons of fuel savings annually.