26 Nov '11, 3pm

Miniature Water-Cooled Inverter from Hitachi

Miniature Water-Cooled Inverter from Hitachi

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Remember when a computer was a massive thing taking up an entire room? No, neither do I. But we’ve all seen pictures, and I see electronics getting smaller and smaller every year. That miniaturization process also applies to automotive electronics – or at least it does when it comes to Hitachi. Hitachi Automotive Systems will be presenting a “directly water-cooled-on-both-sides” miniature power module at the Tokyo Motor Show next month. The new technology, according to tests carried out by Hitachi, increases the heat removed from the module by 35% while reducing its size by 50%. The standard automotive inverter involves a number of semi-conductors integrated into a power module, which then proceeds (like all electronics) to put off a fair amount of heat. Since no one wa...

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