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dissipation

(dĭs-ĭ-pā′shŭn) [L. dissipare, to scatter]
1. Dispersion of matter.
2. The act of living a wasteful and dissolute life, esp. drinking alcoholic beverages to excess.
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Nowadays, simulation programs used for determination of heat transfer and temperature distribution use power dissipation of each component in electronic device as input value and outputs a component's temperature of each element in investigated system.
The aim of proposed computation algorithm is determination of power dissipation of active components of investigated system, based on thermovision measurement of this system.
The packages are made to provide wideband electrical performance and incorporate copper composite bases for enhanced thermal dissipation.
The coolSRAM-1T[TM] memory array has been designed for ultra-low power consumption through a combination of techniques to lower active power and leakage power dissipation.
In addition, its wide input range makes it well suited for telecommunications, enterprise and other demanding applications that require low power dissipation and high efficiency.
This high level of performance is achieved with power dissipations of less than 4.
Optium Corporation, a leading developer of 10 Gb/s optical transponders, today announced the development of an Ultra-Small Form Factor (USFF) multi-rate (SONET, 10G/E and SONET with FEC)and multi-distance OC-192 300 pin transponder that enables system providers to increase system performance while reducing power dissipation and cost.