Technical Notes

ILX Lightwave Discontinued & Obsolete Products

 

Technical Notes

These discontinued products are no longer sold by ILX Lightwave, but are typically supported for three years from the date on which they were discontinued. Repairs and calibrations are available through ILX Lightwave Customer Service.

Repeatability of Wavelength and Power Measurements Using the OMM-6810B

 

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This technical note presents the experimental results showing the repeatability of power and wavelength measurements using the OMM-6810B Optical Power and Wavelength Meter coupled to an OMH-6722B Silicon Power / Wavehead.

LDP-3830 Pulse Performance

 

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This technical note discusses the pulse performance of the LDP-3830 Precision Pulsed Current Source with the LPB-386 Pulse Board. Also included in this technical note are techniques used in configuring the LDP-3830 to achieve optimal pulse performanc...

Pulse Parameters and LDP-3830 Control Modes

 

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This technical note briefly discusses the characteristics of ideal pulse waveforms. These are discussed in relation to the pulse parameters, control modes, and trigger in and trigger out of the LDP-3830.

LDP-3830 Independent Current Limit

 

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The LDP-3830 Precision Pulsed Current Source was designed to provide safe current up to 5 A with a maximum compliance voltage of 20 V. This technical note discusses the performance of the independent current limit of the LDP-3830, and the compromise ...

Typical Pulse Overshoot of the LDP-3840/03 Precision Pulse Current Source

 

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This technical note presents the results of pulse overshoot measurements performed on an LDP-3840/03 Precision Pulse Current Source.

Connecting Your Laser to the LDP-3830

 

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The LDP-3830 Precision Pulsed Current Source solves most impedance matching problems by generating the pulses in the LPB-386 Pulse Board.

Using the LDM-4984 with the LDP-3840B

 

Technical Notes

In order to obtain low overshoot with good pulse shapes the ILX Lightwave LDP-3840B Pulsed Current Source uses an external laser diode mounting board, LPB-380 to improve impedance matching.

Measurement of 4-Wire Voltage Sense on the LDC-3916 Laser Diode Controller

 

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This technical note presents the results of voltage measurements on a typical laser diode control system, and highlights the advantage of the 4-wire voltage sense capability in the LDC-3916 and LDC-3700B Series Laser Diode Controllers.

Tuning the LDP-3840B for Optimum Pulse Response

 

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This technical note outlines a simple method to optimize the pulse response to the LDP-3840B pulsed laser driver by “tuning” to the specifics of your particular setup using the ILX Lightwave LPB series adapter kits.
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