Thermoelectric MEMS coolers

  title={Thermoelectric MEMS coolers},
  author={Claude Hilbert and Ryan Nelson and James P. Reed and Brent Lunceford and Anjan Somadder and Kang Hu and Uttam Ghoshal},
  journal={Eighteenth International Conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'99 (Cat. No.99TH8407)},
  • C. Hilbert, R. Nelson, U. Ghoshal
  • Published 29 August 1999
  • Engineering
  • Eighteenth International Conference on Thermoelectrics. Proceedings, ICT'99 (Cat. No.99TH8407)
To date the advantages of solid-state coolers such as high reliability, low-mechanical noise, and localized temperature control have often been negated by their inefficiency and the frequent need for multiple stages to achieve the desired temperature difference. While recent research on novel materials and low-dimensional structures raises the hope for improved performance, additional innovations are required to make solid-state cooling competitive. MCC is developing a novel implementation and… 
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