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9038400 Temperature control system with thermoelectric device  
Certain disclosed embodiments pertain to controlling temperature in a passenger compartment of a vehicle. For example, a temperature control system (TCS) can include an air channel configured to...
9027360 Thermoelectric-enhanced, liquid-based cooling of a multi-component electronic system  
Apparatus and method are provided for facilitating cooling of an electronic component. The apparatus includes a liquid-cooled structure, a thermal conduction path coupling the electronic component...
9016070 Phase change materials for refrigeration and ice making  
A bottom mount refrigerator is provided including a thermal battery or phase change material positioned within the refrigerator or freezer in order to increase energy efficiency and compartment...
9010129 Thermoelectric cooling systems and engines  
A space efficient system especially suited for use as an entirely self-contained stand-alone unit usable in any of multiple contexts where heating or cooling of a defined-volume or enclosure is...
8997502 Thermoelectric assembly for improved airflow  
In one embodiment, a system includes a first thermoelectric assembly that includes a first set of thermoelectric elements and a first plate and a second plate are coupled to the first set of...
8991203 Electrostatic atomizing apparatus, appliance, air conditioner, and refrigerator  
It is an object to provide an electrostatic atomizing apparatus which is simply structured, is easy to assemble, is low in cost, has clogging resistance against foreign matter, can be used for a...
8991194 Parallel thermoelectric heat exchange systems  
Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to controlling multiple Thermoelectric Coolers (TECs) to maintain a set point temperature of a chamber. In one embodiment, a controller receives...
8973377 Thermoelectric power generation using aircraft fuselage temperature differential  
An electric power generation system employs a thermoelectric generator placed between an aircraft inner skin and an aircraft outer skin. The thermoelectric generator is configured to utilize a...
8962968 Thermoelectric generation for a gas turbine  
A device for producing electrical power in a gas turbine or the like of an aircraft, the device including a plurality of thermoelectric cells having a face surrounding a hot source. A cold source...
8955336 Temperature control system for a liquid  
A temperature control system (400) for a liquid comprises two sets of temperature control elements oppositely disposed to one another and define between them a temperature control zone. A conduit...
8925333 Thermoelectric-enhanced air and liquid cooling of an electronic system  
Thermoelectric-enhanced air and liquid cooling of an electronic system is provided by a cooling apparatus which includes a liquid-cooled structure in thermal communication with an electronic...
8919138 Packaged beverage temperature adjustment apparatus  
A packaged beverage temperature adjustment apparatus includes: a temperature adjustment section configured to hold a packaged beverage, and adjust a temperature of the packaged beverage; and a...
8917503 Heat dissipation device  
A heat dissipation device is mounted in a chassis of an information handling apparatus. The heat dissipation device includes a box and a cooling member, a first heat sink, a second heat sink, and...
8904808 Heat pipes and thermoelectric cooling devices  
In various embodiments of the present invention, a thermoelectric cooling device with a thermoelectric device, heat pipe and a heat sink is provided. The thermoelectric device is connected to a...
8904809 Methods and systems for solid state heat transfer  
Various embodiments are directed to a thermoelectric device comprising a thermoelectric element, a first heat switch and a second heat switch. The thermoelectric element may comprise a first...
8899052 Thermoelectric-enhanced, refrigeration cooling of an electronic component  
Apparatus and method are provided for facilitating cooling of an electronic component of varying heat load. The apparatus includes a refrigerant evaporator coupled in thermal communication with...
8898928 Delamination drying apparatus and method  
An apparatus for delamination drying a substrate is provided. A chamber for receiving a substrate is provided. A chuck supports and clamps the substrate within the chamber. A temperature...
8893513 Thermoelectric heat exchanger component including protective heat spreading lid and optimal thermal interface resistance  
A thermoelectric heat exchanger component includes a circuit board and multiple thermoelectric devices attached to the circuit board. Heights of at least two of the thermoelectric devices are...
8839633 Vehicle air comfort system and method  
Vehicle air comfort systems and methods. The systems and methods may comprise: (1) a plurality of flow tunnels for passage of a heat-transfer fluid; (2) a thermoelectric cooler in thermal...
8826690 Food tray  
Tray having a container receiving space and a stepped outer sidewall including a lower step and an upper step, a cooling unit providing cooled air to the space and having a housing with a stepped...
8820094 Thermoelectric wine bag cooler/dispenser  
A thermoelectric wine pouch cooler/dispenser apparatus powered by household current has a thermally insulated cabinet that sits on a countertop or other flat surface and has a thermoelectric...
8813515 Thermoelectric-enhanced, vapor-compression refrigeration apparatus facilitating cooling of an electronic component  
Apparatus and method are provided for facilitating cooling of an electronic component. The apparatus includes a refrigerant loop, a compressor coupled to the refrigerant loop, and a controllable...
8794011 Method and apparatus for utilizing in-situ measurements techniques in conjunction with thermoelectric chips (TECs)  
According to one aspect of the present invention, an apparatus includes a surface and a first array. The surface emits radiation, and the first array is arranged over the surface and arranged to...
8789385 Thermoelectric-enhanced, vapor-compression refrigeration method facilitating cooling of an electronic component  
A method is provided for facilitating cooling of an electronic component. The method includes: providing a refrigerant loop configured for refrigerant to flow through the loop; coupling a...
8769978 Dehumidification/humidification device for vehicle  
In a dehumidification/humidification device, a blower and an adsorbent module are contained in a casing. In other embodiment, the blower, the adsorbent module, and a flow passage-changing device...
8766083 Thermoelectric element  
A thermoelectric element includes at least one thermopair and a pn-junction. The thermopair has a first material with a positive Seebeck coefficient and a second material with a negative Seebeck...
8763408 Hybrid thermoelectric-ejector cooling system  
A hybrid thermoelectric-ejector active cooling system having an increased Coefficient of Performance (COP) when compared to typical thermoelectric cooling modules. A thermoelectric cooling module...
8739554 Thermal block unit  
The present invention discloses a thermal block unit for thermal treatment of samples comprising temperature regulating units, temperature sensors for measuring temperature at different locations...
8730701 Driving circuit for powering a bi-directional load  
An H-bridge control circuit comprises an input stage, comparator stage, inverter stage. The operation of the H-bridge can be controlled by a single analog input signal provided by a feedback...
8720209 Solid state rapid thermocycling  
The rapid thermal cycling of a material is targeted. A solid state heat exchanger with a first well and second well is coupled to a power module. A thermoelectric element is coupled to the first...
8713957 Thermoelectric-enhanced, vapor-condenser facilitating immersion-cooling of electronic component(s)  
Cooling methods are provided for immersion-cooling one or more electronic components. The cooling method includes: providing a housing at least partially surrounding and forming a fluid-tight...
8707714 Component temperature control  
There is disclosed an electronic apparatus comprising a chip within a casing. A thermoelectric cooler has thermal connections to the chip and the casing and is configured to transport heat from...
8707715 Thermoelectric conversion unit  
A thermoelectric conversion unit includes first and second cases including first and second recesses that define first and second flow passages and have openings, first and second substrates, a...
8701422 Thermoelectric heat pump  
In certain embodiments, a thermoelectric heat pump includes a heat transfer region having an array of thermoelectric modules, a waste channel in substantial thermal communication with a high...
8704077 Heat recycling system  
A heat recycling system for recycling heat from an electronic device includes a pipe with an inside tube and an outside tube coiled around the inside tube. The inside tube is connected to a first...
8695353 Electrocaloric cooling  
Techniques are generally described for devices for cooling using electrocaloric material as refrigerant and methods for cooling using electrocaloric material. An example cooling system may...
8689569 Cooling control circuit for peltier element  
A Peltier element cooling control circuit that accurately controls a small number of elements with a simple structure. First and second amplification circuits are connected between a current...
8686277 Microelectronic assembly including built-in thermoelectric cooler and method of fabricating same  
A method for fabricating a microelectronic assembly including a built-in TEC, a microelectronic assembly including a built-in TEC, and a system including the microelectronic assembly. The method...
8677767 Thermo-electric heat pump systems  
This invention relates to providing energy efficient thermo-electric heat pump systems for iso-thermal transport and storage, of perishable goods, such as vaccines, chemicals, biologicals, and...
8671697 Pumping system resistant to cavitation  
Techniques herein describe a pumping system, adapted to reduce or eliminate fluid cavitation. Optionally, the pumping system is adapted for application to a passive fluid recovery system. In one...
8665592 Heat management using power management information  
A multi-core microprocessor provides an indication of the power management state of each of the cores on output terminals. Cooling of the cores is adjusted responsive to the indication of the...
8659903 Heat switch array for thermal hot spot cooling  
A device has a passive cooling device having a surface, at least one active cooling device on the surface of the passive cooling device, and a thermal switch coupled to the passive cooling device,...
8650886 Thermal spreader assembly with flexible liquid cooling loop having rigid tubing sections and flexible tubing sections  
A flexible cooling loop for providing a thermal path between a heat source and a heat sink includes a plurality of mechanically rigid tubing sections configured for being in thermal contact with...
8649179 Circuit assemblies including thermoelectric modules  
A circuit assembly generally includes a circuit board and at least one electrical pathway configured to couple a thermoelectric module to the circuit board for use as a heat pump in the circuit...
8646282 Thermo-electric heat pump systems  
The invention is directed to an energy efficient thermoelectric heat pump assembly. The thermoelectric heat pump assembly preferably comprises two to nine thermoelectric unit layers capable of...
8646281 Photovoltaic module with cooling device and manufacturing method of cooling device  
The present invention relates to a photovoltaic module with a cooling device and a method of manufacturing the cooling device. The photovoltaic module includes a photovoltaic module, a cooling...
8640466 Thermoelectric heat pump  
In certain embodiments, a thermoelectric heat pump includes a heat transfer region having an array of thermoelectric modules, a waste channel in substantial thermal communication with a high...
8621875 Method of removing heat utilizing geometrically reoriented low-profile phase plane heat pipes  
A method of removing heat from a heat generating component. A geometrically reoriented heat pipe is formed including an evaporator section and a condenser section geometrically reoriented relative...
8623173 Substrate processing apparatus having electrode member  
An electrode member for generating plasma includes an electrode plate and a cooling unit having a plurality of thermoelectric modules that are thermally in contact with the electrode plate. The...
8613200 Heater-cooler with bithermal thermoelectric device  
Disclosed embodiments include systems for heating and cooling the interior climate of a vehicle. In some embodiments, the system comprises a conduit having a first fluid channel, a second fluid...