Visualization through IR camera of the self-adaptive flow rate regulation in function of the temperature in an array of microfluidic cells for fixed boundary conditions.
A joint measurement session of the Streams Project took place yesterday, 19th of June, at the facilities of the Polytechnic School of the University of Lleida. Today, the last General Assembly of the Project is ongoing.
The next General Assembly of the STREAMS Project will be held in the University of Lleida on Thursday 20/06/2019. Among other aspects, the assembly will include an experimental demonstration of work packages 2 and 5.
The previous day, Wednesday 19/05/2019, the partners will meet to perform the final experimental tests together.
The paper titled “Impact of the self-adaptive valve behavior on an array of microfluidic cells under unsteady and non-uniform heat load distributions” has been published in the Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics. You can find the full paper at the following link: http://jafmonline.net/
STREAMS Project was one of the sponsors of the 24th international workshop on Thermal Investigations of ICs and Systems , which was held in Stockholm (Sweden) on September 26th-28th, 2018 (https://therminic2018.eu/).
Also, STREAMS held two special sessions during the workshop, where the main outcomes of the project were presented through the following presentations:
- “H2020 European project STREAMS: general overview”; J.P. Colonna, G. Savelli, A. Royer, M. Keller, D. Wendler, Y. Manoli, L.G. Fréchette, L.M. Collin, S. Billat, J. Barrau. (Colonna_H2020 European project STREAMS general overview)
- “Integrated Thermoelectric Sensors for Thermal Monitoring of Integrated Circuits“; G. Savelli, J.P. Colonna, P. Faucherand, D. Wendler, Y. Manoli, M. Keller. (Savelli_Integrated Thermoelectric Sensors for thermal monitoring of IC)
- “Embedded Thermal Energy Harvesting – Challenges & Opportunities“; M. Keller, J. Goeppert, Y. Manoli, G. Savelli, J.P. Colonna, P. Faucherand, L.M. Collin, L.G. Fréchette. (Keller_Embedded thermal energy harvesting)
- “Variable Pumping Control for Low Power Microfluidic Chip Cooling“; S. Billat, S. Da Luz, G. Kattinger, J. Barrau, G. Laguna, M. Vilarrubi, L.M. Collin, H. Azarkish, L.G. Fréchette. (Laguna_Variable pumping control for low power microfluidic chip cooling)
- “Thermoregulated Microvalve for Self-Adaptive Microfluidic Cooling“; A. Amnache, L.M. Collin, G. Laguna, M. Vilarrubi, S. Hamel, J. Barrau, L.G. Fréchette. (Amnache_Thermoregulated Microvalve for Self-Adaptive Micrfluidic Cooling)
- “Thermostatic Fins for Spatially and Temporally Adaptive Microfluidic Cooling“; M. Vilarrubi, G. Laguna, A. Amnache, L.M. Collin, J. Rosell, M. Ibañez, J. Illa, L.G. Fréchette, J. Barrau. (Vilarrubi_Thermostatic Fins for Spatially and Temporally Adaptive Microfluidic Cooling)
The paper titled “Numerical parametric study of a hotspot-targeted microfluidic cooling array for microelectronics” has been published in the Applied Thermal Engineering Journal. You can find the full paper at the following link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1359431118308949
The University of Lleida published the paper “Assessement of the impact of non-uniform illumination and temperature profiles on a dense array CPV receiver performance” at the Solar Energy Journal. You can find the paper at the following link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0038092X18306649
Also, they participate at the 14th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems (CPV14) with the presentation “Dense array CPV receivers: Impact of the cooling device on the Net PV output for different illumination profiles”.
*With the aim of demonstrating the usefulness of the STREAMS cooling solution in other fields than Microelectronics, and as exposed in the Grant Agreement, STREAMS team assessed the impact in Dense Array Concentrating PhotoVoltaics (CPV) receivers.
Perceval Coudrain (STMicroelectronics), was invited at the 2018 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits, that took place on June 18th – 22nd in Honolulu (Hawaii).
The presentation was titled “Shaping circuit environment to face the thermal challenge. State-of-the-art technologies from low to high power electronics”.
Guillaume Savelli will give a conference, as invited speaker, at the 37th International Conference on Thermoelectrics – ICT2018 (1st – 5th July, Caen, France).
The title of his presentation will be “Development of integrated micro-thermoelectric sensors for IC applications”. Authors: G. Savelli, J.-P. Colonna, P. Faucherand and L. Aixala (CEA).
The presentation is now available here: ICT2018
The European Commission has distinguished the STREAMS Project as “Highly Innovative” in the new platform Innovation Radar, a data-driven online tool which provides easy access to innovations supported by EU funding and the innovators behind them. The platform was presented on April’s 10th, at the Digital Day 2018 in Brussels.
The STREAMS Project innovations can be found via the link www.innoradar.eu/innovation/20155
The STREAMS Summer School will take place in Stockholm on September 26 – 28, 2018 in partnership with the 24th THERMINIC workshop
The STREAMS summer school will be held in partnership with the 24th THERMINIC workshop (Thermal Investigation of ICs and Systems).
Gerard Laguna and Montse Vilarrubí will participate in the 23rd International Workshop Thermal investigation of ICs and Systems – THERMINIC (Amsterdam, September 27-29, 2017) with the presentation:
Microfluidic cell cooling system for electronics
Gerard Laguna, Hassan Azarkish, Montse Vilarrubí, Manel Ibañez, Joan Rosell, Yina Betancourt, Josep Illa, Louis-Michel Collin, Jérôme Barrau, Luc Fréchette, Perceval Coudrain, Guillaume Savelli. Univ. de Lleida, UMI-LN2, STMicroelectronics, CEA – Liten.
You can download the conference presentation at the following link: Therminic Presentation
Jérôme Barrau and Joan Rosell will participate in the International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems (Ottawa, May 01-03, 2017) with the presentation:
Distributed and self-adaptive microfluidic cell cooling for CPV dense array receivers.
Jérôme Barrau, Luc Fréchette, Joan Rosell, Manel Ibañez, Montse Vilarrubí, Yina Betancourt, Gerard Laguna, Hassan Azarkish, Louis-Michel Collin. Univ. de Lleida, Univ. de Sherbrooke – LN2.
Poster presented at the conference: Poster CPV13
Jérôme Barrau will participate in the Journées Internationales de Thermique (Monastir (Tunisie), Oct 25-27, 2017) with 1 presentation:
Thermohydraulic performance of an array of microfluidic cells in unsteady non-uniform heat loads distributions
Jérôme Barrau, Luc Fréchette, Joan Rosell, Manel Ibañez, Montse Vilarrubí1 Yina Bétancourt, Gerard Laguna, Ferran Badia, Hassan Azarkish, Louis-Michel Collin. Univ. of Lleida, Univ. de Sherbrooke – LN2.
Hassan Azarkish will participate in the Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (Orlando, May 30 – June 2, 2017) with 1 presentation:
Self-adaptive microvalve array for energy efficient fluidic cooling in microelectronic systems
Hassan Azarkish, Jerome Barrau, Perceval Coudrain, Guillaume Savelli, Luc G. Frechette. Univ. de Sherbrooke – LN2, Univ. de Lleida, CEA Liten, StMicroelectronics.
You can download the conference presentation here: ITHERM2017 Presentation
Jérôme Barrau, from the University of Lleida, will participate in the Global Conference on Applied Computing in Science and Engineering (Rome, from 27th to 29th July 2016), with 2 Oral presentations:
Impact of inclined fins inside microchannels on the thermohidraulic performance
M. Chabot, J. Barrau, Y. Betancourt, J. Illa, G. Laguna, M. Vilarrubí, J. I. Rosell, M. Ibañez, F. Badia; Univ. de Sherbrooke-LN2, Univ. de Lleida.
Parametric study of a bimetal actuator submitted to convection
M. Vilarrubí, J. Barrau, M. Ibañez, J.I. Rosell, H. Azarkish, L. Fréchette, Y. Bétancourt, G. Laguna, D. Chemisana; Univ. de Lleida, Univ. de Sherbrooke-LN2.
Guillaume Savelli will participate in the EMN Conference with the following presentation.
Nanostructured thin films for thermoelectrics applications
Guillaume Savelli, S. Silveira Stein, P. Faucherand; CEA, Liten, Thermoelectricity Laboratory, Grenoble, France.
You can download the conference presentation at the following link: EMN2016 Presentation