KETEK
VICO-TC
VICO-TC TEC temperature controller

VICO-TC

TEC Temperature Controller
for Applications with VITUS Silicon Drift Detector

The KETEK VICO-TC Temperature Controller Module is a specially designed OEM printed circuit board optimized for the operation with KETEK VITUS Silicon Drift Detectors (SDD) matching all types from 7mm² (H7) up to 50mm² (H50).

The VICO-PA offers an ultra low noise operating temperature controller for the thermo electric cooler (Peltier Element) used in VITUS SDDs.

Short Facts

  • Ultra-low-noise
  • High-precision analogue PI regulator
  • Operation with different temperature sensors (temperature diode and thermistor)
  • Ultra-low thermal dissipation
  • Ultra-low power consumption
  • On-board temperature control
  • Optimised for VITUS SDD from 7mm² (H7) up to 50mm² (H50) active area

TEC Temperature Controller Output Characteristics

VICO-TC output UTh at pin 14 TD+ for thermistor type VITUS SDDs
VICO-TC output UTh at pin 14 TD+ for thermistor type VITUS SDDs
KETEK VICO-TC turn-on and regulation characteristics for cooling from room temperature (20°C) to -55°C operating temperature

The operating temperature can be set with a potentiometer in the range between -5 and -60°C. The setting point can be measured at pin 2 "t set".

Operation Parameters

Parameter
Typical
Maximum Ratings

Positive Supply

+5VDC

+5VDC ±5%
30mVpp ripple

Negative Supply

-5VDC

-5VDC ±5%
30mVpp ripple

Input Current

+3mA / -3mA

+6mA / -6mA

Input Voltage +5VDC PELT in

+5VDC

+5VDC ±5%
30mVpp ripple

Input Current +5VDC PELT in

0 to 700mA

700mA

Output Voltage PELT out

0 to 3.6VDC

3.6VDC

Output Current PELT out

0 to 700mA

950mA

Output Temp. Control Range

±0.5°C

Thermal dissipation loss

1.2W

Appropriate heat sink for SDD required

Module Pin Assignment

pin 1
pin 2

Pin # 

Description

Pin 1

+5VDC in (marking)

Pin 2

t set *

Pin 3

-5VDC in

Pin 4

Pt100_2

Pin 5

Pt100_1

Pin 6

PELT out_1

Pin 7

PELT out_2

Pin 8

GND

Pin 9

GND

Pin 10

do not use

Pin 11

+5VDC PELT in

Pin 12

do not use

Pin 13

do not use

Pin 14

TD+

Pin 15

n.a.

Pin 16

GND

Module Geometry

PCB Dimensions

23x16.5x17.5mm³

2 row pin header

Connector Type

2.54mm THT

Matching Connector

Fischer SIL 1G

Operating Temp. Range

-10 to +60°C

Storage Temp. Range

-25 to +85°C

Housing

including cooling fin

RoHS Compliant

yes

EMI

approved

Mechanical Dimensions

VICO-HV Operation Block Diagram

Applications

 

  • EDX / EDS
  • XRF / µ-XRF
  • TXRF
  • XRD
  • Portable & Handheld Instrumentation 

 

 

Operation Block Diagram

Related VICO Products 

  • VICO-PA: Preamplifier
  • VICO-HV: High Voltage Power Supply

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