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Hybrid PLDs with the Shortest Pulse Duration

14.03.2018

QuickSwitch® Pulsed Laser Diodes - Precise Measurements at Short Distances


D83-041

The following applies to distance measurement: The shorter the laser pulse, the more accurate the measurement. Laser Components Canada has developed a hybrid pulsed laser diode with the currently shortest pulse duration in the world. In one second, the QuickSwitch® PLD generates up to 200,000 laser pulses with a typical duration of 2.5 ns. Depending on the operating voltage, it achieves an optical peak power of up to 89 watts.

The laser chip and switching electronics are integrated in a compact TO-56 housing. The hybrid design enables the shortest bond wires: a current path with low inductance can be achieved which is necessary for pulse lengths of less than 3 ns.

An additional ground pin that is independent of the signal and supply return, turns the entire housing into an effective Faraday cage that protects the QuickSwitch® PLD and its environment against electromagnetic interference.


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QuickSwitch® Pulsed Laser Diodes

Manufacturer:
Laser Components Canada, Inc.

Contact:

Contact Person:    Dr. Mike Hodges
Company:    Laser Components GmbH
Address:    Werner-von-Siemens-Str. 15
ZIP / City:    82140 Olching
Phone:    +49 (0) 8142 2864-50
Fax:    +49 (0) 8142 2864-11
Email:    m.hodges@lasercomponents.com
 

QuickSwitch PLD

QuickSwitch Pulsed Laser Diode

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