Fiber laser diode driver - pulse and CW - and many other functionalities
This fiber laser diode driver is like a “control center” for fiber laser R&D and product development. It integrates two CW and pulsed laser diode drivers, six photodiode electronics, a pulse-picker synchronization tool and many other dedicated functionalities for every type of fiber laser architecture. See our detailed tutorial: fiber laser basics written in collaboration with our spin-off company: AeroDIODE.
This fiber laser diode driver makes you able to develop a complete fiber laser prototype in a few weeks. Its laser diode drivers are optimized for single-shot to CW performance with pulse width lengths down to 1 nanosecond and up to 3500 mA peak current.
It is compatible with any type of fiber laser architectures: Mode-locked, Q Switch, MOPA, EOM modulation, Gain Switch, Microchip oscillators etc.
The performances of this fiber laser diode driver have been optimized to be compatible with fiber lasers constraints in term of noise, precision, response time, interlock etc.
It can be easily connected with AeroDIODE boards, especially:
- MMD : high power laser diode driver for driving multi-emitters pump laser diodes like diodes from II-VI, BWT, nLight, Lumentum, IPG, Dilas.
- Tombak : pulse delay generator
- Shaper : high speed laser diode driver with user design nanosecond pulse shape
It is the central element of ALPhANOV Multiboard series which includes more than 20 innovations and makes fiber laser developments very efficient. See our tutorial: fiber modulator basics
These products are now offered by AeroDIODE, a new ALPhANOV spin-off company. The product manager is available to answer any technical of commercial question.
Product reference: Centrale FLDD
1 Butterfly laser diode driver up to 1500 mA CW
1 Butterfly laser pulsed & CW diode driver down to 1 ns pulse width
6 photodiodes electronics for measuring: CW power, Pulsed power, pulse repetition rate, Back reflection power etc.)
1 Pulse-picker synchronization electronics
20 alarms with potential interlock effects
USB interface with many Libraries and GUI (LabVIEW, DLLs, Hexa, Python etc.)
The GUI software lets the user have total control of all module functions. It includes several libraries for software integration (Labview VIs, DLLs, Hexa, Python etc.).
This fiber laser diode driver works alone or in series with other products in our range like:
- Pulsed laser diode driver
- High speed laser diode driver
- 808 nm laser diode
- 976 nm laser diode
- 980 nm laser diode
- 1064 nm laser diode
- 1550 nm laser diode
- High power laser diode
- Pulse picker
- Burst shaper
- Fiber coupled acousto-optic modulator
Complex systems, such as fiber lasers, can be quickly developed on this module platform. This fiber-laser-diode-driver board is part of our "Multiboard" laser driver and synchronization modules family.
| Laser diode 1
|0 - 1500 mA
|Noise level (laser diode dependant)
|0.03 % rms
| Laser diode 2
(CW or pulsed)
|Current (pulse regime)
|Current (CW regime)
|1 ns - CW
|Pulse repetition rate
|Alarms/interlock response time
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