Patent Number: 8,822,807

Title: Method for producing a thermoelectric component and thermoelectric component

Abstract: A method is provided for producing a thermoelectric component having at least one pair of thermoelectric legs, including an n-leg and a p-leg, wherein both legs are welded to an electrically conductive contact material, and wherein the n-leg and the p-leg of the pair of legs are welded in separate welding steps to the contact material. A thermoelectric component produced by the method is also provided.

Inventors: Konig; Jan (Freiburg, DE), Vetter; Uwe (Mullheim, DE), Matheis; Carsten (Spiesen-Elversberg, DE)

Assignee: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.

International Classification: H01L 35/34 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018