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Title:
THERMOELECTRIC CONVERSION DEVICE AND PRINTING MACHINE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2018/105371
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
A thermoelectric conversion unit provided with: a tubular body made from a thermally conductive material; a plurality of thermoelectric converters which are disposed on an inner peripheral surface of the tubular body; a heat transfer member; and a heat pipe installed on the heat transfer member. Each of the plurality of thermoelectric converters includes a working surface opposing the inner peripheral surface and an inverse working surface positioned on the opposite side from the working surface. The heat transfer member is disposed on the inverse working surface. Heat is moved between each of the plurality of thermoelectric converters and the heat transfer member via the inverse working surface. The plurality of thermoelectric converters are divided into a plurality of sets of thermoelectric converters. The heat transfer member and the heat pipe are provided for each of the plurality of sets of thermoelectric converters. The heat pipe is disposed along the positions on the heat transfer member in which each of the plurality of sets of thermoelectric converters is installed.

Inventors:
SHINGAI Takafumi
Application Number:
JP2017/041745
Publication Date:
June 14, 2018
Filing Date:
November 21, 2017
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Assignee:
PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD. (1-61, Shiromi 2-chome Chuo-ku, Osaka-sh, Osaka 07, 〒5406207, JP)
International Classes:
H01L35/30; B41F23/00; B41F23/04; F25B21/02
Domestic Patent References:
WO2013074057A12013-05-23
Foreign References:
JP2016107616A2016-06-20
JP2007250921A2007-09-27
JPH11215867A1999-08-06
JP2011153776A2011-08-11
JP2011213330A2011-10-27
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KAMATA Kenji et al. (1-61, Shiromi 2-chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka-sh, Osaka 07, 〒5406207, JP)
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