Water-cooled laser diode coolers require smallest surfaces

Two additions to the curamik cooler family have been announced by the Rogers Power Electronics Solutions (PES) group.

According to the company, these water-cooled laser diode coolers efficiently derive the heat from powerful laser diodes on the smallest surfaces. They also improve performance efficiency, says the company.

The curamik CoolPower Plus and CoolEasy coolers are manufactured from OFHC copper and a highly conductive ceramic substrate. This combination, says Rogers PES, produces a precisely controllable co-efficient of thermal expansion (CTE).

The CoolPower Plus coolers are produced from several layers of pure copper and manufactured in the company’s curamik bonding process in order to achieve hermetic, multi-layer structures without solder or additional adhesive layers, explains Rogers PES.  The curamik cooling products are also used for cooling high-performance LED and lidar applications.

The company will demonstrate the coolers at Photonics West 2020 (1 to 6 February

The Rogers Corporation specialises in the engineered materials for energy supplies, protection and networking. It has more than 180 years’ of experience in the field of materials science, and offers high-performance solutions that allow clean energy supply, internet networking, safety and protection applications and other technologies in areas where reliability is of crucial importance. Rogers provides performance electrics solutions for energy-efficient motor drives, vehicle electrification and alternative energies, elastomer foam material solutions for sealing, vibration management and impact protection for mobile devices, internal systems of means of transport, industrial equipment and functional clothing, as well as highly developed connection solutions for wireless infrastructure, vehicle safety and radar systems.

The company is headquartered in Arizona, USA and operates production sites in the USA, China, Germany, Belgium, Hungary and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide.


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