Methods and apparatus for human motion controlled wearable refrigeration

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Description

A wearable, portable, self-contained refrigeration/cooling garment may effectively convert the energy of human movement into heat flux. The heat flux can then used to actively control the temperature of the human body or of part of it. In one example of the present disclosure, the garment is a type of footwear powered by the wearer’s ambulation.

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Attribute NameValues
Title
  • Methods and apparatus for human motion controlled wearable refrigeration

Patent Number
  • US 9936763 B2

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Inventor
  • Fabio Semperlotti

  • Mihir Sen

Inventor From Local Institution
  • Fabio Semperlotti

  • Mihir Sen

Other Application
  • 14/727,384

Prior Publication Date
  • 2015-11-26

Prior Publication Number
  • US 20150335096 A1

Claims
  • 13

Cooperative Patent Classification codes
  • A43B 7/005 (20130101); A43B 13/10 (20130101); A43B 13/125 (20130101)

International Patent Classification codes
  • A43B 7/02 (20060101); A43B 7/04 (20060101); A43B 13/12 (20060101); A43B 7/00 (20060101); A43B 13/10 (20060101); A43B 7/06 (20060101)

Language
  • English

Date Issued
  • 2018-04-10

Publisher
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Assignee
  • University of Notre Dame Du Lac

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Content License
  • All rights reserved

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