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Nov 20 2008   5:23PM GMT

Overheard: Chris Morell explains phase change cooling

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

chris_morrell.jpg For those people that aren’t HVAC engineers, Phase Cooling involves using a refrigeration compressor to compress a gas till it changes phases to a liquid. This liquefied gas is then pumped into an evaporator which is place on your processor/GPU. While inside the evaporator, the liquefied gas changes phases back to a gas, and while doing this it sucks up heat and gets pulled back into the compressor, completing the cycle.

Chris Morrell, Vapor Phase Change Cooling

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