|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|우선권정보||DE-2002-02 61 366(2002-12-30)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 1 인용 특허 : 7|
An auxiliary cooling device is used in another main cooling device, such as a refrigerator. The auxiliary cooling device includes a thermoelectric element, such as a Peltier element, which includes a heat source and a heat sink. The heat sink is used to directly or indirectly cool an item, such as a bottle of liquid. The heat source, which is insulated from the heat sink, is in close thermal contact with a heat exchange fluid in a container. The heat exchange fluid is used as a thermal buffer for the waste heat generated by the cooling process. That wast...
What is claimed is: 1. A refrigerator unit, comprising:a main compartment delimiting a storage space in which an item to be cooled can be retained;a main cooling assembly for cooling the main compartment to a predetermined temperature;an auxiliary cooling device disposed within the main compartment, the auxiliary cooling device including:a Peltier thermoelectric element including a heat source and a heat sink connected in a circuit such that heat absorbed by the heat sink is transferred to the heat source,a first heat exchange container having a first he...