Thermal trends for VXS and VPX deployment

VITA Technologies (VME and Critical Systems) — October 13, 2006

Feature / Discussion: October 2006As serial fabric-based VXS and VME products find their way into the market, component and thermal densities are sure to increase. Moreover, multigigabit signals will also generate large amounts of heat far exceeding today’s parallel VME designs. Cooling options range from convection to conduction to liquid, with trade-offs present in each system design.

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