Cooling devices (i.e., refrigerators or heat pumps) based on polymers which exhibit a temperature change upon application or removal of an electrical field or voltage, (e.g., fluoropolymers or crosslinked fluoropolymers that exhibit electrocaloric effect).
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH
This invention was made with government support under DOE Grant No. DE-FG02-07ER46410, awarded by the US Department of Energy, Division of Materials Sciences. The Government has certain rights in the invention.