heat slug

heat slug

(hardware, processor)
A metal plate that helps dissipate heat away from the silicon core of a processor to the packaging or heat-sink.
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The new device comes in a small DFN8 package with heat slug, wettable flanks for automatic optical inspection and pinout according to the new OEM hardware recommendations.
Optional accessories such as the HP-97[TM] heat slug and WTC-100[TM] wind tunnel controller are available for maximizing the full capability of the CWT-100[TM].
Many have a heat slug on the bottom, which requires carefully placed thermal vias to a copper pad on the underside of the board.
viscosity; perimeter-fill processing; flow-around a center heat slug or adhesive dots; damming, mixing and sequencing, etc; or they could involve processing details: dispense nozzles and pressures; access, interference and traverse patterns; studies of damage to columns; remove and repair-replace processes; displacement of the part or spacers due to side filling, etc.
The package of the D306A is a narrow-body SOIC-16 with a heat slug, making it suited to automotive instrument cluster and signage applications.
The ITRI heat slug technology is one of the building blocks in STATS' long term plan towards providing customers with a total solution to all their backend semiconductor requirements," explains Han.
Dual Cool packaging features an exposed heat slug that delivers a significant reduction in thermal resistance from junction to top of case, resulting in more than 60 percent higher power dissipation capability than standard PQFN packaging when a heat sink is mounted.
The thermally enhanced Power SSO-36 package has an exposed upper heat slug allowing convenient attachment of a simple heatsink.
The device is packaged in a small footprint, 10mm x 10mm, 52 EdQuad, TQFP package, with exposed heat slug for optimized cooling.
It has an exposed heat slug for superior thermal management and electrical characteristics, enabling it to operate at high currents over a wide operating voltage range.
The OPA2614 is available now from TI and its authorized distributors in a standard SO-8 package in both plastic and PSO-8 thermally enhanced packaging with an exposed heat slug.