Dr.-Ing. Heribert Schmidt, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (IMAGE) Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Caption Dr.-Ing. Heribert Schmidt invented a new circuit for the inverter: he achieved a world record for inverters with his HERIC® topology. Credit Dirk Mahler Usage Restrictions The picture may be used for editorial purposes only. It is protected by copyright. The use is free of charge if the reference is mentioned. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.