|| List of recent Cooling Element-related patents
| Cooling element and manufacturing a cooling element|
The invention relates to a cooling element for a pyrometallurgical furnace such as for a flash smelting furnace or for a flash converting furnace or for a suspension smelting furnace. The invention relates also to a method for manufacturing a cooling element for a pyrometallurgical furnace such as for a flash smelting furnace or for a flash converting furnace or for a suspension smelting furnace.
|Lighting unit for a motor vehicle|
According to the invention, provision has been made that the cooling element (14) basically consists of metal and the cooling element encloses the electronics unit (10) in such a way that it results in an electromagnetic shield of the electronics unit (10).. .
|Modular passive refrigeration container|
The invention relates to a modular passive refrigeration container for the cold storage and transport of goods, especially fresh produce and deep-frozen goods as well as to a method for the assembly of such a modular passive refrigerated container, comprising at least: (i) a cooling element, suitable for binary ice as coolant, comprising at least three plate-shaped hollow cooling segments, wherein the plate-shaped cooling segments define at least a portion of the refrigeration space, (ii) an insulation material in plate form, and (iii) a housing, suitable for receiving said cooling element and said insulating material in plate form, wherein said cooling element is removably surrounded by said housing, and wherein a space between the said cooling element and said housing is at least partially filled with said insulating material which is reversibly connected with either said housing or said cooling element or both.. .
Etablissementen Franz Colruyt
|Cooling system for metallurgical furnaces and methods of operation|
A metallurgical furnace system having a furnace body at least partially defined by a refractory wall and configured for holding a molten metal therein. The system further including one or more cooling elements, each including a working fluid contained therein and defining a heat absorption section and a heat rejection section.
General Electric Company
|Structure and cooling three-dimensional integrated circuits|
A structure and method for cooling a three-dimensional integrated circuit (3dic) are provided. A cooling element is configured for thermal connection to the 3dic.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited
|Cooling device for connection piece|
The invention relates to a metering module (10) for metering a reduction means in an exhaust system of an internal combustion engine. The metering module (10) comprises at least one cooling element (22, 24) through which cooling fluid flows.
Robert Bosch Gmbh
|Pool light assembly with cooling structure|
Disclosed herein is a pool light assembly including cooling for the illuminating structure. The assembly includes a water inlet housing having a portion on the dry side and a portion immersed in the pool water.
|Optical transmitter module with temperature control device and manufacturing the same|
The optical transmitter module may include a thermal-electric cooler comprising at least one metal pattern formed on a side of a cooling plate temperature of which is controlled by thermo-electric cooling elements, a laser diode installed in one of the at least one metal pattern, and a monitor photo diode which is installed in another one of the at least one metal pattern and monitors change of light signals emitted from the laser diode. Therefore, since elements are located on the same side of the cooling plate, the optical transmitter module may have a simple structure and an advantage that light signals emitted from the laser diode can be directly coupled to the optical fiber without optical path conversions.
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
|Heat exchanger for cooling a vehicle battery, in particular for hybrid or electric vehicles|
A heat exchanger for cooling a vehicle battery, in particular for hybrid or electric vehicles, having at least one fluid collector made of plastic, which is connected to at least one cooling element. In a heat exchanger in which the energy efficiency of the motor vehicle is increased, the cooling element is designed as a plastic tube, in which a fluid is conducted from the first fluid collector to a second fluid collector..
Behr Gmbh & Co., Kg
|Cooling element with spacer|
A method for producing partially hardened steel components in which a blank composed of a hardenable sheet steel is subjected to a temperature increase and shaped into a component; the component is transferred to a tool in which the heated component is cooled and thus quench hardened; during the heating of the blank or component in order to achieve the temperature increase to a temperature required for the hardening in regions that are to have a lower hardness and/or higher ductility, cooling elements are spaced apart from the surface by a small gap; the cooling element is dimensioned so that the thermal energy acting on the region that remains ductile flows through the component into the cooling element, characterized in that in order to space the cooling element apart from the component, micro-nubs or knobs are used, which are distributed over the area of the cooling element.. .
Voestalpine Metal Forming Gmbh
Aerosol-generating article having an aerosol-cooling element
An aerosol-generating article is provided, including a plurality of elements assembled in the form of a rod, the elements including an aerosol-forming substrate and an aerosol-cooling element located downstream from the aerosol-forming substrate. The aerosol-cooling element includes a plurality of longitudinally extending channels and has a porosity of between 50% and 90% in the longitudinal direction.
Philip Morris Products S.a.
Nasal irrigation solution preparation system and preparation
A nasal irrigation system for rinsing nasal and sinus passages or cavities includes a solution preparation unit and a dispensing container. The solution preparation unit includes a first water reservoir, a filter that is in fluid communication with an outlet of the first water reservoir and filters water passing therethrough, a second water reservoir that is in fluid communication with the filter, and a heating element that brings filtered water in the second water reservoir to a boil to clean the filtered water, and a filler port.
Promoting transcranial direct current stimulation or transcranial magnetic stimulation using temperature-induced synaptic modulation
Disclosed herein are representative embodiments of methods, systems, and apparatus for enhancing or diminishing synaptic strength. Embodiments of the disclosed methods, systems, and apparatus can be used, for example, to complement the change in synaptic strength from transcranial direct current stimulation (“tdcs”) or transcranial magnetic stimulation (“tms”) systems.
The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary, Dept. Of Health And Human Services
Stackable cooling rail based system
Systems and methods providing for packaging of scalable machines are discussed herein. Some embodiments may include a stackable cooling rail based system with a plurality of stackable frames.
Regulating device for regulating a cooling circuit for temperature control of a battery system having more than one heating and/or cooling element
A regulating device for regulating a cooling circuit is described. The regulating device according to the disclosure includes a first regulating stage, wherein the first regulating stage is designed to determine, using one or more input variables, a cooling/heating power of the cooling circuit or a variable proportional thereto.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
An electric apparatus is disclosed having at least two cooling elements and a first fan arrangement for cooling the at least two cooling elements with a first air flow. A second fan arrangement can cool the at least two cooling elements with a second air flow.
Abb Research Ltd
Moldable mass containing graphite and phase change material, process for producing a molding from the mass, and production methods of using the molding
A moldable mass contains graphite and a phase change material (pcm). The moldable mass further contains a binder and microcapsules having the pcm.
Sgl Carbon Se
Integrated optical cooling core for optoelectronic interconnect modules
An apparatus includes one or more optoelectronic transducers, driving circuitry, one or more cooling elements, and a light coupling module. The optoelectronic transducers are configured to convert between optical signals conveyed over optical fibers and respective electrical signals.
Mellanox Technologies Ltd.
Power semiconductor device and manufacturing the same
A power semiconductor element, a high-voltage electrode electrically connected to the power semiconductor element, a heat radiating plate connected to the power semiconductor element and having heat radiation property, a cooling element connected to the heat radiating plate with an insulating film being interposed, and a seal covering the power semiconductor element, a part of the high-voltage electrode, the heat radiating plate, the insulating film, and a part of the cooling element are included. The cooling element includes a base portion of which part is embedded in the seal and a cooling member connected to the base portion.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Impact and/or sound deadening hydronic sub-flooring panel and related system and method
A sub-flooring panel with improved impact and/or sound deadening (isd) properties that is adapted to adjoin other sub-flooring panels to form a sub-flooring panel assembly, includes a base body having an upper surface formed with a groove for receiving a heating/cooling element, such as hydronic piping. A sub-flooring system with significantly improved isd properties includes the panel assembly and an underlayment assembly which comprises a plurality of stabilizing supports, each support being adjustable in height, to support at least a generally rigid board and a fiberboard on which finishing flooring or laminate may be installed..
Codi Group, Llc
On-demand beverage cooler
A beverage cooler (10, 100, 200) includes a heat pump (12) having a cooling element thermally coupled to a negative-heat-energy accumulator (14). The accumulator (14) includes a heat-energy dispersion arrangement (16) formed from thermally conductive material which is in thermal contact with a quantity of phase-change material (18) having a phase-change temperature above zero celsius.
Modular datacenter element and modular datacenter cooling element
Methods for building a modular datacenter. At least two modular data center elements are built at a first location.
High efficiency scalable structure
A building may include a floor, a dome having a vent, and an internal ceiling that divides areas underneath the dome into first and second chambers. The internal ceiling may have an aperture that is structured to allow air to pass from the first chamber into the second chamber.
Cooling element and cooling device
The invention relates to a cooling element (1) for use in a cooling device (11), comprising a front face and a rear face and four side faces. The cooling element (1) is characterised in that the rear face of the cooling element (1) is substantially planar and the front face has reinforcing elements, wherein the reinforcing elements prevent deformation of the cooling element (1) during cooling and freezing.
Light deflector and laser light source including same
A light deflector for deflecting a propagation direction of laser includes: a first metallic piece and a second metallic piece spaced apart from each other; and a transparent medium and an electronic cooling element disposed between the first metallic piece and the second metallic piece such that each of the transparent medium and the electronic cooling element is in contact with the first metallic piece and the second metallic piece. The electronic cooling element creates a temperature difference between the first metallic piece and the second metallic piece to vary a refractive index of the transparent medium..
Method of coating rotors and rotors
A treated rotor is provided by a method in which a surface of a ferrous rotor having cooling elements is heat-treated to produce a microporous, outermost surface layer, then the heat-treated rotor is coated by electrodepositing a coating layer of an electrocoat coating composition on the heat-treated the surface of to provide a electrocoat coating directed on the surface of the heat-treated rotor. The electrocoat coating layer has a throwpower of at least about 40% and the coating layer is continuous on cooling elements of the rotor.
Kitchen appliance and using same
A kitchen appliance includes a housing that defines a cavity. The housing has a housing rim defining an opening to the cavity.
Cooling radiator having liquid cooling
The invention relates to a cooling radiator (1), comprising an upper accumulator (2), a lower accumulator (3), and at least one sub-module (4) consisting of cooling elements that are respectively connected to the upper accumulator (2) and/or the lower accumulator (3) by means of individual manifolds (5), wherein the sub-modules (4) are provided with pipes (6) that have ribs (7) on the exterior sides thereof, characterized in that the sub-modules (4) are arranged vertically and transversely to the longitudinal direction of the accumulators (2, 3) and the pipes (6) of the sub-modules (4) are arranged parallel to and at a distance (22) from one another to allow air to pass therebetween.. .
The invention relates to a dosing module (10) for injecting a reduction agent, in particular a urea-water solution, into an exhaust pipe of an internal combustion engine, in particular of a self-igniting internal combustion engine, to reduce nitrogen oxides in the exhaust stream, wherein the dosing module has a main cooling element (12) through which a cooling liquid flows, in particular for cooling an injection valve (64) for the reduction agent. According to the invention, an additional cooling element (14), through which the cooling liquid likewise flows, in particular for cooling in the region of an electrical plug connection (22) and of an electromagnet (80) for actuating the injection valve (64), is placed on the basis cooling element (12), wherein a guide insert (30) for the cooling liquid is arranged in the main cooling element (12).
Heated or cooled dishware and drinkware
An actively heated mug, travel mug, baby bottle, water bottle or liquid container is provided. The mug, travel mug, baby bottle, water bottle or liquid container can include a body that receives a liquid therein and a heating or cooling system at least partially disposed in the body.
Aerosol-generating article for use with an aerosol-generating device
An aerosol-generating article is provided, including an aerosol-forming substrate; a support element located immediately downstream of the aerosol-forming substrate; an aerosol-cooling element located downstream of the support element; and an outer wrapper circumscribing the aerosol-forming substrate, the support element and the aerosol-cooling element. The support element abuts the aerosol-forming substrate.
Cooling assembly for electric machines
A cooling assembly for the stator of an electric machine provided with coils including heads is described herein. The cooling assembly includes a generally cylindrical cooling body provided with opposite longitudinal ends and at least one head-cooling element mounted to one of the longitudinal end of the body; the head-cooling element being so configured as to enclose heads of the coils and to receive heat conducting material therein..
Male dry shaver
An electrically driven shaver comprises a housing and at least one hair cutting element that is driven by an electromotor. A thermoelectric skin cooling element and the electromotor are electrically operable by a microcontroller and an on/off switch which is electrically connected with the microcontroller.
Converter arrangement, producing the converter arrangement and lighting arrangement
A converter arrangement may include a converter element, including crystal or ceramic, having at least one luminescent substance, and a cooling element for dissipating heat from the converter element, wherein the converter element and the cooling element are connected in direct physical contact with one another. A method for producing a converter arrangement is also disclosed.
Stackable computing system
Systems and methods providing for stackable rack-based computing systems are discussed herein. A stackable rack-based computing system may include a plurality of stackable shelf frames.
Device and pressurized cryopreservation of a biological sample
A cryopreservation device (100) which is arranged for cryopreservation of a biological sample (1) comprises a pressure vessel (10) with a vessel wall (11) and an internal space (12) which is arranged to receive the biological sample (1), wherein the pressure vessel (10) is equipped with an actuating device (20) for cooling by lowering the temperature and raising the pressure in the pressure vessel (10) and configured for the cryopreservation of the biological sample (1). Said actuating device (20) is connected to the vessel wall (11) and comprises at least one pressure setting element (21-23, 31) and at least one of at least one cooling element (34) and at least one heat conducting element (35-38), wherein the actuating device (20) is configured for a time-dependent and/or location-dependent setting of the temperature and of the pressure in the pressure vessel (10).
Evaporatively cooled refrigeration system
In at least one aspect of this disclosure, a refrigeration system includes an evaporatively cooled condenser configured to transfer heat from the refrigeration system to an atmosphere, an air inlet in fluid communication with the condenser, and an evaporative cooling medium disposed between the atmosphere and the condenser such that at least a portion of an airflow from the atmosphere passes through the evaporative cooling medium to reduce the temperature of the airflow before passing the airflow over the condenser. The evaporative cooling element can improve system cooling efficiency by 20-50% depending on temperature conditions or even greater in dry climates..
Charge-air intercooler system with integrated heating device
Methods and systems are provided for a charge air cooling system of an engine. In one example, a turbocharger arrangement includes an internal combustion engine, a turbocharger for supercharging the internal combustion engine, a charge-air intercooler located in an intake tract between the turbocharger and the internal combustion engine, and an auxiliary cooling system including a first feed line for supplying a first coolant to the charge-air intercooler, the first feed line positioned upstream of the charge-air intercooler and downstream of a cooling element, the first feed line including a heat recovery element.
Device for cooling glassware
A device for cooling glassware is described herein. The device can be arranged with existing glass containers and can efficiently cool heated glassware to room temperature, reducing instances of thermal shock and resulting microfractures.
Rotary engine comprising a ceramic material
Described is an assembly for an internal combustion rotary engine of a single or multi-rotor type. The assembly includes parts without cooling channels that comprise a monolithic ceramic material or ceramic matrix composite material capable of allowing the engine when assembled to operate at elevated temperatures that would cause metal parts of a metal engine to lose strength, lose structural and mechanical integrity, suffer excessive oxidation/corrosion and/or fail.
A cooling apparatus for electric equipment includes a generator configured to receive a heat load from first electric components, a evaporator configured to receive a heat load from second electric components, a closed compartment enclosing the generator and evaporator, and a absorber transferring heat from heated fluid to the outside of the closed compartment. To obtain an efficient and reliable cooling apparatus, the cooling apparatus includes a first expansion device which reduces the pressure of the fluid, and forwards the fluid in a liquid state and with a lower pressure to the secondary cooling element, which transfers heat to the received fluid from the second electric components for evaporating the fluid..
A cooling apparatus includes a generator for receiving a first heat load from first electric components, a evaporator for receiving a second heat load from second electric components, a closed compartment enclosing the generator and evaporator, and a third cooling element arranged outside of the closed compartment for receiving heated fluid from at least one of the generator and evaporator and for transferring heat from the heated fluid to outside of the closed compartment. To obtain an efficient and reliable cooling apparatus, a flow channel of the evaporator is configured to receive a fluid in a liquid state and a fluid in a gas state, where the fluid in the gas state reduces a partial pressure of the fluid in a liquid state and the temperature required for evaporating the fluid in the liquid state, such that the fluid in the liquid state is evaporated..
Actively and selectively cooled cushioning surface
A cushioning surface for cooling tissue that reaches a predefined level of immersion into the cushioning surface, comprising: a segmented fluid cushion comprising a plurality of cells interconnected to allow fluid to flow from each cell to at least one of the other plurality of cells; and wherein one or more of the plurality of cells contains a heat exchange material. The cushioning surface may further comprise a cooling element associated with and for removing heat from the one or more cells containing a heat exchange material..
Application of energy with cooling elements for skin treatment
A system and method for simultaneously heating a plurality of discrete skin volumes to a coagulation temperature. The system comprises an applicator containing an electrode having a plurality of spaced apart protruding conducting elements configured to contact the skin surface at a plurality of discrete locations.
Circuit board system comprising a cooling arrangement
A circuit board system includes a circuit board (101), at least one electrical component (102), and a conductor part (103) in heat conducting relation with the electrical component. A surface of the circuit board includes a portion (104) that is uneven so as to increase the surface area of the portion.
Bonding head with a heatable and coolable suction member
A bonding head for mounting semiconductor chips on a substrate comprises a bonding head body and a suction member formed of a single piece. The elements necessary for heating, cooling and monitoring the temperature of the suction member are all integrated into the suction member, so that neither the heating nor the cooling elements are separated from the semiconductor chip by a surface preventing the heat transfer.
Closed cycle 1 k refrigeration system
A closed-cycle refrigerator provides cooling to extremely low temperatures, particularly in the range of 0.5 k to 2.0 k. A 4 k pulse-tube cryocooler cold head or g-m cryocooler cold head liquefies helium in a first cooling chamber at a pressure at approximately 1 atmosphere.
Water harvesting device
An apparatus extracts water from the air using a single circuit of gas containing a compressor, a cooling element, a heat exchanger and an ion source, where a single stream of air is used to provide water and to pre-cool the inlet air.. .
Apparatus for voltage supply
An arrangement for supplying power, particularly for supplying power to a motor vehicle, includes a cell module having several storage cells arranged between a first and a second plate-type element. The cell module further includes a plate-type cooling element thermally conductively connected with the bottom sides of the storage cells, and a cooling duct system being provided in the interior of the cooling element.
Efficient chiller for a supercritical fluid chromatography pump
Methods and systems for pumping compressible fluids in high pressure applications such as high-pressure liquid chromatography (hplc) or supercritical fluid chromatography (sfc) applications are disclosed. An improved cooling device for a pump head for use in a supercritical fluid chromatography (sfc) system is described.
Multi-function system for recovering media printed with thermo-reactive ink
What is disclosed is a multi-function system which receives media printed with ink having thermo-reactive properties with the ink being visually transparent on that media, and which processes that media such that the ink becomes visually perceptible. One embodiment of the present system comprises an input tray for receiving printed media into a transport path along which the media travels.
Low-mass sample block with rapid response to temperature change
A sample block for use in the polymerase chain reaction, dna sequencing, and other procedures that involve the performance of simultaneous reactions in multiple samples with temperature control by heating or cooling elements contacting the bottom surface of the block is improved by the inclusion of hollows in the block that are positioned to decrease the mass of the block in the immediate vicinity of the wells.. .
Ice cube shape manipulation via heat
An ice making device includes heating and cooling elements that control the formation of ice within a cavity. The ice making device may include one or more fluid inlets that supply liquid water to the cavity, and one or more fluid outlets that drain water from the cavity after formation of ice having a desired shape..
Thermoelectric generator and thermoelectric generating system
A thermoelectric generator (teg) including a cooling element, a heat-collection element and at least one thermoelectric generating module is provided. The heat-collection element is disposed at a side of the cooling element, wherein the heat-collection element has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, and the heat-collection element is suitable for facing a thermal radiation source with the first surface so as to receive thermal energy thereof in a predetermined distance without contacting the thermal radiation source.
Kitchen appliance and using same
A kitchen appliance includes a housing defining a cavity. A heating or cooling element is disposed within the housing.
Thermoelectric generator unit
A thermoelectric generator unit, in particular for coupling to an exhaust gas pipe of an internal combustion engine, comprises at least one inner tube (16) having gas flowing therein and whose outer circumference comprises at least one flat portion (24). An oval outer housing (12) completely surrounds the inner tube (16) in circumferential direction.
Power distribution switchgear circuit breaker
The invention relates to a power distribution switchgear circuit breaker applicable especially to medium or high voltage distribution board switchgears. The power distribution switchgear circuit breaker comprises at least one breaking element in the form of vacuum chamber or sf6 pole, which is provided with electric terminals, to which there are non-permanently connected the ends of contact arms, made in the form of a metal tube.
A cooling element includes two layers of a foil material, fastened to one another by welding connections such that a compartment closed for liquid is formed between them and at least one of the layers is vapor-transmitting over at least a portion of its surface area. The two layers of foil material include thermoplastic plastic, or polyurethane, polypropylene, or polyethylene.
Thermo-rheological fluid valve for resin infusion
A resin flow-controlling apparatus for infusing composite reinforcement material with resin. The resin flow-controlling apparatus may have at least one viscosity valve to speed, slow, allow, or deny resin flow through the viscosity valve to the composite reinforcement material depending on the temperature of the viscosity valve.
Noninvasive cooling device
A device (1) for selectively cooling the brain of a warm-blooded animal, in particular a human being, in a noninvasive manner, includes connectable self-contained cooling elements (4, 18, 19) and fixing elements for fixing in the head/neck area of the warm-blooded animal. The cooling device lowers the brain temperature in warm-blooded animals in a quicker and more effective manner without the need for especially trained medical personnel.
Kitchen appliance and using same
A kitchen appliance includes a housing that defines a cavity. The housing has a housing rim defining an opening to the cavity.
A lightweight handheld radiation detector for use in detecting radioactive materials, including a cylindrical vacuum housing having an inner volume, a detector material encasement disposed within the inner volume, a cooling element disposed within the inner volume and integrally formed with the detector material encasement to cool detector material within the detector material encasement.. .
Method and thermal control of ion sources and sputtering targets
A method and apparatus are disclosed for controlling a semiconductor process temperature. In one embodiment a thermal control device includes a heat source and a housing comprising a vapor chamber coupled to the heat source.
Method for forming and using a furnace roller assembly
A furnace roller assembly is formed with a helically shaped shaft-offset and metal product contact surface assembly wound around a furnace roller shaft. A corebuster may be provided within the furnace roller shaft to direct the flow of a coolant within the axial length of the furnace roller shaft and through a cooling element forming a part of the shaft-offset and metal contact surface assembly..
Table with a fan
A table includes a table top, a support pedestal having a plenum, the support pedestal arranged to support the table top, and a fan arranged to blow air upwardly toward the table top through the plenum. An air deflector may be arranged to deflect the air radially outwardly under the table top in a 360° pattern.
Power supply thermal profile selection management
An electronic system employs multiple power supplies that provide electrical energy to components of the server system. Each power supply exhibits or experiences a uniquely different air flow within the system chassis.
Method and device for electrochemical cell propagation avoidance in a battery module
A method and device for cooling an electrochemical cell is provided. In one embodiment, the cooling element for an electrochemical cell includes a metal element configured to engage with an electrochemical cell and absorb thermal energy from the electrochemical cell.
Kitchen appliance with locking handles
A kitchen appliance includes a housing that defines a cavity. A heating or cooling element is disposed within the housing to heat or cool the cavity.
Periorbital edema reduction device
A portable head-mounted device for cooling the under-eye area of skin, said device comprising at least one cooling element arranged to be located adjacent the skin of the under-eye area when the device is mounted to the head, the cooling element having a first side that faces the under-eye area of skin when the device is mounted to a head and a second side that faces away from the skin of the under-eye area; said at least one cooling element comprising: liquid retaining means adapted to retain a liquid provided thereto; and heat transfer means adapted to transfer heat by conduction to a liquid retained by the liquid retaining means to promote evaporation of said liquid thereby providing a cooling effect when the device is mounted to the head in use. .
Process for the layer-by-layer production of low-warpage three-dimensional objects by means of cooling elements
An apparatus for the simultaneous layer-by-layer production of three-dimensional objects, containing a construction chamber with a height-adjustable construction platform, an apparatus for applying, to the construction platform, a layer of a material that can be hardened by exposure to electromagnetic radiation, and irradiation equipment. The irradiation equipment contains a radiation source emitting electromagnetic radiation, a control unit and a lens located in a beam path of the electromagnetic radiation, for irradiating sites within the layer that correspond to an object, in which a cooling element can be produced at the same time as the object.
Method and pre-emptive power semiconductor module fault indication
A method and an apparatus for an arrangement including a power semiconductor module with a cooling interface which is connected to a cooling element. The method first measures a first temperature value of the cooling interface, and then changes an operating mode of the power semiconductor module, wherein the operating mode is selected from an active mode and an inactive mode.