Kovar is a nickel-cobalt ferrous alloy that is widely used in the electronics industry for its unique physical properties. Kovar has a very low coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) and can withstand high temperatures, making it an excellent choice for optoelectronic packaging applications. Kovar packages are highly reliable and have been used in various industries for decades. In this article, we will explore the benefits and applications of kovar packages from Hermetix.
Benefits of Kovar Packages
Kovar packages offer several benefits when it comes to optoelectronic packaging. First and foremost, kovar has a CTE that matches with that of glass and ceramic, which means that it provides a hermetic seal when used in combination with these materials. This makes kovar packages ideal for applications where airtight packaging is required. Kovar also has excellent corrosion resistance, making it an excellent choice for harsh environments.
Applications of Kovar Packages
Kovar packages are used in a wide range of optoelectronic applications. One of the most common applications is for packaging laser diodes, which are used in various industries, including optical networking and medical. Kovar packages are also used in packaging photodiodes, which are used to detect and measure light in a variety of applications, including scientific instruments, medical devices, and security systems. In addition, kovar packages are used in packaging fiber optic components, such as connectors, couplers, and isolators.
Hermetix Kovar Packages
Hermetix offers a wide range of kovar packages for optoelectronic applications. Our kovar packages are designed to provide a hermetic seal, ensuring that the contents are protected from external contaminants. We offer both standard and custom kovar packages to meet the specific requirements of our customers. Our experienced engineers can work with you to design a kovar package that meets your exact specifications.
Kovar packages are a reliable solution for optoelectronic packaging applications. Their unique physical properties make them an excellent choice for applications where airtight packaging is required. Kovar packages are widely used in various industries, including optical networking and medical. Hermetix offers a wide range of kovar packages for optoelectronic applications.