According to the Nikkei Business Daily, Da Vinci's device, developed together with boffins at the University of Tokyo, will use metal alloy nanoparticles mixed with oil. The report said a hollow magnet in the piping will act like a pump to move the magnetic fluid, drawing the nano oil into the heat exchanger and drawing heat from a CPU.
The hot oil then switches to the other side of the heat exchanger where it cools down. And so it goes.
The fact it won't need electricity means that such a heat exchanging pump can be made much smaller than ordinary heat drawing systems. The report said that such heat exchangers would be suitable for notebooks, and will cost a mere ¥1,500 when they go into mass production next year. µ
Nikkei Business Daily
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