The 3 by 3 by 0.6 mm eTEC HV14 thin-film thermoelectric cooling module from Nextreme Thermal Solutions Inc., Durham, NC, offers 55°C of cooling at an ambient temperature of 25°C. The TEC can pump to a max. power density of 120 W/cm2 vs. <10 W/cm2 for bulk TECs. Response time is in milliseconds. Applications include temperature control for laser diodes, photodiodes, IR sensors, and other semiconductor chips.
Thin-Film TECs from Nextreme
Nextreme Thermal Solutions Inc.