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Title: Electric drive systems including smoothing capacitor cooling devices and systems

An electric drive system includes a smoothing capacitor including at least one terminal, a bus bar electrically coupled to the at least one terminal, a thermoelectric device including a first side and a second side positioned opposite the first side, where the first side is thermally coupled to at least one of the at least one terminal and the bus bar, and a cooling element thermally coupled to the second side of the thermoelectric device, where the cooling element dissipates heat from the thermoelectric device.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1345205
Assignee:
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. DOEEE
Patent Number(s):
9,584,061
Application Number:
14/857,147
Contract Number:
EE0006429
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Sep 17
Research Org:
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. Erlanger, KY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS

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