Amerigon has entered into a purchase agreement with shareholders to acquire a majority voting share of W.E.T. Automotive Systems (W.E.T.), a publicly-traded German company located in Odelzhausen, Germany. The acquisition brings together the complementary business strengths of each company and will allow for improved customer responsiveness and product development.

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  1. Crane, D., Bell, L. E., "Design to Maximize Performance of a Thermoelectric Power Generator with a Dynamic Thermal Power Source," Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol. 131/012401-1, March 2009.
  2. Bell, L. E., "Accelerating the Commercialization of Promising New Thermoelectric Materials," Materials Science & Technology Conference and Exhibition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 2008.
  3. Bell, L. E., "Broader Use of Thermoelectrics Systems in Vehicles," Proceedings of the 1st Thermoelectric IAV Conference, Berlin, Germany, October 2008.
  4. Bell, L. E., "Cooling, Heating, Generating Power, and Recovering Waste Heat with Thermoelectric Systems," Science Magazine, Vol. 321, pp. 1457-1461, September 2008.
  5. Bell, L. E., "Addressing the Challenges of Commercializing New Thermoelectric Materials," Proceedings of the International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Corvallis, OR, August 2008.
  6. Crane, D. T., LaGrandeur, J. W., Harris, F., Bell, L. E., "Performance Results of a High Power Density Thermoelectric Generator: Beyond the Couple," Proceedings of the International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Corvallis, OR, August 2008.
  7. Bell, L. E., "Thermoelectric HVAC for Hybrid Vehicles," Proceedings of the 4th Symposium Hybrid Vehicles and Energy Management, Stadthalle Branuschweig, Germany, February 2007.
  8. Bell, L. E., "High Capacity Thermoelectric Temperature Control Systems," Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Vienna, Austria, August 2006.
  9. Crane, D. T., Bell, L. E., "Progress Towards Maximizing the Performance of a Thermoelectric Power Generator," Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Vienna, Austria, August 2006.
  10. Diller, R. W., Harris, F. R., "Two Novel Applications Exploiting Performance Improvement Using Thermal Isolation in the Direction of Flow," Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Vienna, Austria, August 2006.
  11. LaGrandeur, et al., "Automotive Waste Heat Conversion to Electric Power Using Skutterudite, TAGs, PbTe, and BiTe," Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Vienna, Austria, August 2006.
  12. Bell, L. E., "High Power Density Thermoelectric Systems," Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Adelaide, Australia, July 2004.
  13. Bell, L. E., "Alternative Thermoelectric Thermodynamic Cycles with Improved Power Generation Efficiencies," Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Hérault, France, August 2003.
  14. Diller, R. W., Bell, L. E., "Experimental Results Confirming Improved Efficiency of Thermoelectric Power Generation Systems with Alternate Thermodynamic Cycles," Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Hérault, France, August 2003.
  15. Crane, D. T., "Modeling High-Power Density Thermoelectric Assemblies Which Use Thermal Isolation," Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Hérault, France, August 2003.
  16. Crane, D. T., "Potential Thermoelectric Applications in Diesel Vehicles," Proceedings of the 9th Diesel Engine Emissions Reduction (DEER) Conference, Newport, Rhode Island, August 2003.
  17. Bell, L. E., "Use of Thermal Isolation to Improve Thermoelectric System Operating Efficiency," Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Long Beach, CA, August 2002.
  18. Diller, R. W., Chang, Yu-Wen, "Experimental Results Confirming Improved Performance of Systems Using Thermal Isolation," Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Long Beach, CA, August 2002.
  19. Bell, L. E., "Increased Thermoelectric System Thermodynamic Efficiency by Use of Convective Heat Transport," Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Thermoelectrics, Long Beach, CA, August 2002.
  20. Bell, L. E., "Prospects for Broadened Use of Thermoelectrics in Automotive Vehicles," Next Generation Thermal Management Materials and Systems Conference, Irving, Texas, October 2002.
  21. Bell, L. E., "Paradigm Shift in Solid-State Cooling, Heating and Temperature Control," Next Generation Thermal Management Materials and Systems Conference, Irving, Texas, October 2002.
  22. Coker, D. R., Weisbart, R. A., "Seat Surface Temperature is the Latest Measurement of Consumer Comfort in Automotive Seating," The Detroit Auto Interiors Show, Detroit, MI, May 2001.