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Telcordia Qualifications Compliant

II-VI Marlows’ thermoelectric coolers for the telecommunication industry are fully compliant with Telcordia®1 GR-468-CORE Issue 2 (Sept. 2004).

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This entry was posted in Technical Library on December 19, 2017 by II-VI Marlow Industries

RoHS Compliant Products

For customers who require RoHS-compliant components or systems, II-VI Marlow has a complete line of products compliant to 2011/65/EC and other directives. II-VI Marlow has eliminated or actively controls the levels of lead, cadmium, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) in all of its products (www.rohsguide.com).

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This entry was posted in Technical Library on December 19, 2017 by II-VI Marlow Industries

Thermoelectric System Design And Integration

II-VI Marlow is an experienced, high-volume manufacturer of systems with a well-established, low-cost supply chain and optimized solutions. These solutions combine all the aspects of thermoelectric systems to provide a balanced design to meet performance at the desired tradeoffs. Efficiency, acoustical noise, power budget, desired life and cost are all balanced for specific applications to tune a system to the customer’s needs. This balance is achieved by II-VI Marlow’s expertise in the following areas:

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This entry was posted in Technical Library on December 19, 2017 by II-VI Marlow Industries

Customer-Centric Business Model

II-VI Marlow follows a customer-centric business model for its operations. Central to our corporate culture and values is the motto: “customer first.” By this commitment, Marlow seeks to maintain a customer focus, depend on our customers, understand their current and future needs and strive to meet/exceed their expectations.

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This entry was posted in Technical Library on December 19, 2017 by II-VI Marlow Industries

II-VI Marlow's Historic Reliability

With II-VI Marlows’ foundation as a thermoelectric supplier to the aerospace and defense markets, quality and reliability are built into all products and processes as the defining element of the company’s success.

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This entry was posted in Technical Library on December 19, 2017 by II-VI Marlow Industries

II-VI Marlow Quality Management System

Ask for a reference – our customers agree – “quality” serves as II-VI Marlows’ primary differentiator in the field of thermoelectric technology.

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Low-Cost Thermoelectric Manufacturing

With the addition of a manufacturing facility in Vietnam, customers can now take advantage of II-VI Marlow’s superior quality product at industry competitive rates.

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Leading-Edge Support

The II-VI Marlow team is well equipped to support your design efforts with a multitude of skills and services. Research and development is a very significant part of our company. We strive to develop products that give real value to our customers. We also continue to incorporate new technological solutions developed by our scientists and engineers that yield significant improvements in overall thermoelectric performance.

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This entry was posted in Technical Library on December 19, 2017 by II-VI Marlow Industries

Optimum Thermoelectric Design: Concept to Completion

II-VI Marlows’ ability to provide both low-cost standard products and cost-efficient, customized products remains our industry advantage. As the leading supplier of custom thermoelectric coolers (TECs), Marlow has a concept-to-completion approach to design. This approach enables II-VI Marlow to span a variety of markets and applications, offering world-class support to the customer and capturing the optimum design to match their requirements.

Why is a custom, optimized design important?
According to basic theory, TEC coefficient of performance (COP) is a strong function of ∆T across the elements. In a real-world situation, with thermal resistances due to interfaces and heat exchangers, ∆T across the elements is a function of COP. Therefore, there is a compounding effect and a severe penalty for failure to optimize at the system level. II-VI Marlow's optimization process specifically addresses minimizing TEC power consumption by system-level analysis.

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This entry was posted in Technical Library on December 19, 2017 by II-VI Marlow Industries

What is the Seebeck Effect

Similar to Christopher Columbus navigating the vast waters of the Atlantic, Thomas Seebeck helped to plot the way for the field of thermoelectrics. Seebeck’s discoveries in the 19th century have stood the test of time and continue to be used to this day.

Along with fellow physicists Jean Peltier of the Peltier effect and Lord Kelvin of the Thomson effect, Seebeck created the foundation for the field of thermoelectrics as we know it today.

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