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June 14, 2019

What is Thermal Design and How is it Used?

Thermal Design is a division of engineering that uses thermodynamics to design technology and products. Learn more about how Phononic uses thermal design!

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June 14, 2019

Solid State Technology and Temperature Monitoring

Temperature monitoring is the assurance of a consistent temperature by being processed through continual tracking and oversight. Automated data logging is the primary way to monitor temperature.

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June 14, 2019

How Heat Load Calculation Works

Heat load calculation is the process of determining heat load for a certain space or quantity of matter. Heat load is the amount of heat energy that needs to be added to maintain a desired temperature

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June 14, 2019

Thermoelectric Cooling for QSFP Packages

QSFP is a compact, hot-pluggable optical module transceiver. TECs are used to cool the lasers inside transceivers. Learn more about transceivers and TECs.

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June 14, 2019

Transceivers and Transceiver Cooling

A fiber optic transceiver is a device that sends and receives data by using fiber optic technology. Read more about transceiver cooling, TOSAs and more.

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June 14, 2019

TEC (Thermoelectric Cooler) Applications

A TEC is a semiconductor or solid state device that generates heating and cooling using the Peltier effect. Learn more about applications of TECs!

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June 14, 2019

Thermoelectrics and the Peltier Effect

The Peltier effect is described as when an electrical current flows through a circuit where there are two different types of semiconductors and the result is a heating or cooling effect.

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June 14, 2019

What is a TEC Controller?

A thermoelectric cooler (TEC) is used to transport heat away from an object in order to maintain an ideal temperature. This is achieved through the Peltier effect.

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June 14, 2019

How Thermoelectric Cooling Uses the Peltier Effect

Thermoelectric coolers (TECs) are powered by the Peltier effect. TECs are used for telecom & data applications. Learn more about TECs & Peltier devices!

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June 13, 2019

Heat Pump Applications

A heat pump transfers heat in the opposite way of normal heat transfer, which would naturally move energy from a warm space to a cooler one.