Aavid Thermalloy

- Aavid Thermalloy, LLC, is a premier provider of thermal solutions and products to the world’s leading electronics companies in the USA, Europe and Asia. Since 1964, Aavid Engineers have been solving thermal challenges and designing products for leading companies worldwide such as Cisco, Juniper Networks, Apple, Microsoft, Intel, HP, Sun Microsystems, Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Dell, IBM, Lockheed-Martin, GE, Samsung, and many more. 

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  • How to Select a Heat Sink
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  • Synjet® Coolers for Use in LED Lighting
4.6MB1.7MB10 minParts List

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Tools & Resources

Aavid Thermalloy Product Selection Guide

Technical Papers

Analytical Model for Simulating the Thermal Behavior of Microelectronic Systems
Analytical Modeling of Thermal Resistance in Bolted Joints
As Cool as a Cucumber - Managing the Heat Produced by IC Developments
Augmentation Improves Thermal Performance of Air Cooled Heat Sinks
Augmented-Fin Air-Cooled Heat Sinks Achieve Higher Performance Without Significant Rise in Static Pressure Drop
Basics of Package/Device Cooling - Various Cooling Methods
Beat the Heat in Notebooks - with Software
Closed Form Equation for Thermal Constriction/Spreading Resistances with Variable Resistance Boundary Condition
Closed Loop Liquid Cooling for High Performance Computer Systems
Comparative Analysis of Various Heat Sink Technologies in Forced Ventilation
Constriction/Spreading Resistance Model for Electronics Packaging
How to Select a Heat Sink
How to Size Heat Sinks for Semiconductors
Larger Packages Fuel Thermal Strategies
Miniaturization of Cooling Solutions
Optimum Design and Selection of Heat Sinks
Thermal Engineering Overview
Thermal Management of Electrolytic Capacitors
Thermal Modeling of Isothermal Cuboids and Rectangular Heat Sinks Cooled by Natural Convection
Thermal Performance of an Elliptical Pin Fin Heat Sink
Thermal Performance of Interface Material in Microelectronics Packaging Applications
Thermal Performance Modeling and Measurements of Localized Water Cooled Cold Plate
The Thermal Side of 64-bit Processing

Application Notes

SynJet® Cooler for Outdoor Applications Reliability Qualification Test
SynJet® Cooler Heartbeat (Status) Signal Output Interface Specification
SynJet® Cooler to Heatsink Attachment Screws
SynJet® Cooler Power & Control Cable - Details to Design or Build Custom Cables
SynJet® Cooling Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) or Control Voltage Cooling (CVC)
SynJet® Power Supply Connections and ON-OFF Sequence
SynJet® ZFlow 75 Spotlight Coolers Heat Sink and Fixture Attachment
SynJet® ZFlow Level Select Coolers - Cooling Control and Power Wiring

Selection Guides

GE Infusion LED Modules Guide
SynJet® Thermal Solutions for Bridgelux® LED Arrays
SynJet® Thermal Solutions for OSRAM PrevaLED™ LED Light Engines
SynJet® Thermal Solutions for Philips® Fortimo LED Modules
SynJet® Thermal Solutions for Xicato® LED Modules
Vossloh Schwabe LED Modules Guide

White Papers

Design and Thermal Characteristics of a Synthetic Jet Ejector Heat Sink
Enhanced Boiling Heat Transfer by Submerged Ultrasonic Vibrations
IEEE Reliability Society Annual Technical Report 2009
LED Thermal Management
Modeling of Synthetic Jet Ejectors for Electronics Cooling
SynJet® Reliability
Synjet® Cooling Level Control
SynJet: Low-Power “Green” Cooling Synthetic Jets for Forced Air Cooling of Electronics
Thermal Management Using Synthetic Jet Ejectors
Vibration-Induced Two-PhaseE Cooling Technologies For High Power Thermal Management

Case Studies

Europe’s Largest Retailer Lights Up New Stores with SynJet
Jellyfish Keep Cool with SynJet Technology
LedEngin Case Study
Reliable Lighting for Rural Residents
SynJet® Thermal Management for Museum Lighting
SynJet® Thermal Management for Green Building

Technical Articles

Technical Papers
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What We Offer

Global Customer Service
We anticipate customer needs and meet them with the highest quality products and services in a timely and cost effective manner

World Wide Sales and Distribution We support product development cycles with dedicated and engineering resources and distribution partners that deliver on time, anywhere in the world

World Class Manufacturing We deliver innovative, quality products to market cost effectively using global resources and a broad portfolio of manufacturing processes and capabilities

Quality Management Systems
We pursue an approach to quality and reliability that is reinforced by a system promoting continuous improvement as part of our core culture, ISO9001:2000 certified

Aavid's innovative technical knowledge, global manufacturing capabilities, dedicated personnel and comprehensive product and service offering provide a total thermal management solution for customers. Aavid is able to assist customers during the entire product development cycle through product introduction and into full production. Aavid's field sales engineering resources act as a quasi member of the customer's product development team to help shape thermal solution development early in the concept stage. Aavid sales engineers work to leverage Aavid product platforms and manufacturing process to develop solutions that meet thermal performance, cost and quality expectations. This integration of a broad product offering, manufacturing excellence and a commitment to customer service differentiates Aavid from other thermal solution providers.

The Company has production facilities located in Laconia, NH, Bologna, Italy and Dong Guan, China, Shanghai, and Vadodara, India and sales offices throughout the world. The Company offers access to best cost labor by manufacturing many of its products in China to meet segments focused on cost. Aavid is unique by also offering state-of-the-art engineering and design services to customers who value assistance in solving difficult and complex thermal management problems. These design services may be offered as part of a product solution or carried out on contract through specialized engineering and design consulting offices in New Hampshire, California and India. Production facilities in the US and Europe are equipped to service higher value-added projects. Aavid partners closely with its customers early in the design phase of product development in order to assist with modeling and simulation and to develop innovative product solutions. Accordingly, Aavid's ability to provide a high-quality, reliable and comprehensive product and service offering on a global basis makes it the leader in the industry.
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