Pulse Picker synchronization board – up to 200 MHz input / 20 MHz output
Pulse Picker is a synchronization tool to drive external modulating devices such as EOM, AOM, SOA etc. It has been especially designed to work with low level of electrical or optical input pulses power.
This Pulse Picker board includes a software adjustable input voltage level threshold and an (optional) photodiode. This makes it an ideal tool for the synchronization of various instruments.
This board also includes a special AWG function synchronized with the input signal to perform some burst shaping of mode-locked lasers. To get a good overview of its key functionalities follow the application note: pulse-picker. It works perfectly well to synchronize any AOM devices.
This Pulse Picker board can also be used as a Standalone Generator, Digital Delay Generator, frequency divider, or Burst generator.
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: Pulse Picker
Max Input frequency: 200 MHz
Max output frequency: 20 MHz
1 V/3.3 V/5 V output voltage
Min input voltage: < 30 mV
<80 ps RMS jitter
USB interface with many Libraries and GUI
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 pulse picker works alone or in series with other products in our range like:
- Laser driver
- High power laser diode driver
- Pulsed laser diode driver
- 1064 nm laser diode
- High power laser diode
- SOA pulsed driver
- Pulse delay generator
- Digital delay generator
- Burst shaper
- Fiber coupled AOM
Complex systems, such as fiber lasers, can be quickly developed on this module platform. It is also an ideal tool for LIDAR 1D/3D-sending test platforms.
This pulse picker is part of our "Multiboard" laser driver and synchronization modules family. All the using cases are explained in a well detailed digital delay generator user manual.
|Delay||10 ps to 1000 s|
|Delay resolution||10 ps|
|Adjustable output level||1 V / 3.3 V / 5 V_TTL|
|Ouput impedance||50 Ω (recommended)|
|Rise time||< 1 ns typical|
|Max output rate||20 MHz|
|Jitter (100 ns delay)||< 80 ps RMS|
|Input voltage threshold||30 mV - 3.3 V software adjustable|
|Max input rate||200 MHz|
12 ns (voltage converter only)
|Internal pulse generator|
|Pulse width||5 ns to 1000 s|
|Pulse width resolution||2 ns|
|Sync Ext/Gate inputs (SMA)|
|Input voltage||30 mV to 3.3 V (adjustable threshold)|
|Max input rate||20 MHz|
|Division range||De 1 à 109|
|Max input frequency||150 MHz|
|Jitter||< 30 ps|
|Max input/output frequency||200 MHz / 20 MHz|
|Number of pulses||De 1 à 109|
|Intra burst resolution||5 ns|
|Compatibilities & libraries||Windows 7/10 ; DLLs, Hexa, Labview VIs, Python.|
These products are now offered by AeroDIODE, a new ALPhANOV spin-off company.
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