thermal conductor


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thermal conductor

[′thər·məl kən′dək·tər]
(thermodynamics)
A substance with a relatively high thermal conductivity.

thermal conductor

A material which readily transmits heat by means of thermal conduction.
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0% beryllium to copper forms an alloy that is exceptionally strong and hard, an excellent electrical and thermal conductor, nonmagnetic, and resistant to corrosion and fatigue.
In fact, if the object is a poor thermal conductor, the surface temperature may approach the air temperature and a substantial part of the object's mass may become significantly overheated even though the core temperature has yet to reach the setpoint temperature.
And it can yield nonoptical data, like measurements of how good a thermal conductor the material is, which may help in identifying unknown substances.
It is found to be 20-30 % more efficient as a thermal conductor when compared to normal anhydrite screeds.
Flatness of Device and Heat Sink at the Interface Between Them -- Air, which is not a good thermal conductor, will be present at any point where the materials do not touch.
Diamond has the advantage [of being] both a high electrical resistor and a high thermal conductor," he says.
Unlike other package technologies, the micromachined LED cavity acts as a reflector, thermal conductor and reservoir for silicone.
FlexiDry fast drying floor screed is 20 to 30% more efficient as a thermal conductor than an anhydrite screed.
With the air-line interface, heat is not conducted in the transverse direction from the inner conductor to the body because there is no dielectric and air is a poor thermal conductor.
Although boron nitride is a fine thermal conductor, its surface reactivity reduces the material's effective loading and overall thermal conductivity.
Martin and Mao formed foams by sintering high-melt-flow-index polymers mixed with a thermal conductor.
Because liquid is a better thermal conductor than air, liquid cooling increases thermal performance in electronic systems.