MANCHESTER, N.H., 17 Feb. 2008. Electronics cooling specialist Vette Corp. in Manchester, N.H., is offering Aluma-Cop liquid cooling for insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) using a liquid cooling flat tube design as a small and light solution to cooling IGBT power semiconductors across demanding applications.
IGBTs are high efficiency and fast switching power semiconductor devices and cooling them to ensure their reliability is critical for high-power electronics applications like electric vehicles and hybrid cars, where IGBTs control the AC motors and generators connected to batteries.
IGBT power semiconductor applications also include power supplies and uninterruptible power supplies, variable speed refrigerators, air-conditioners, and digital amplifiers in high-end consumer audio systems.
"The flat tube forms a larger, wider 'cold' surface area against the devices or modules that require cooling," says Chris Cutaia, president of Vette's North American Power Division.
Aluma-Cop can provide cooling to an IGBT power semiconductor device without an aluminum carrier block. For more information contact Vette Corp. online at www.vettecorp.com.