Linear Laser Diode Driver Design

Linear Laser Diode Driver Solution The AMI Model 778 Laser Diode Driver was an early example of the simple linear design approach. This driver and the current version, AMI Model 779A, has been available for 25 years.  In such a design,

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Design of Laser Diode Drivers

Design and Optimization of High Current Laser Diode Drivers  INTRODUCTION These posts will explain the development and technical challenges encountered in the design of laser diode drivers, especially high current devices used in military applications. The pros and cons of simple

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OSCILLATION IN AMPLIFIERS

OSCILLATION IN AMPLIFIERS Most amplifiers work without problems, but in some cases oscillations may occur with high frequencies/high gains and/or poor layout. The first step is to measure the frequency and amplitude of the oscillation. Use the internal triggering of

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HOW TO MEASURE NOISE

Specifically How to Measure Noise when using AMI’s transimpedance and voltage amplifiers VERIFICATION When determining how to measure noise one question that is frequently asked is how to verify the noise performance of voltage and current amplifiers.  This note suggests

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Design of Capacitor Charging Power Supplies

Introduction Design of Capacitor Charging Power Supplies:  In order to power laser flashlamps, pulse forming networks, and other energy storage capacitor applications, the capacitor is charged up in voltage, then regulated. This creates an unusual and different situation from conventional

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Transimpedance Amplifier Selection

Transimpedance Amplifier Selection Guide AMI designs and manufactures a range of Transimpedance Amplifiers for OEM, medical and research applications primarily for use with photodetectors. AMI’s amplifiers combine low noise, high gain, large dynamic range, and small package size. The key

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Final day of SPIE.DCS, AMI at SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing Conference

Today is the final day of SPIE Defense & Commercial Sensing Conference. Tim Ayres and Gary Sweezey will be in AMI’s booth on the show floor from 10AM to 2PM EDT for the final day of the SPIE Defense & Commercial

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AMI at SPIE Defense & Commercial Sensing Conference, SPIE.DCS Day Two

SPIE.DCS Day Two After a productive first day AMI at is looking forward to the second day of the SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing conference in Baltimore, MD. Please stop by AMI’s booth, 422.  The show floor is open from 10AM

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AMI Exhibiting Today at SPIE Defence & Commercial Sensing in Baltimore, MD

AMI Booth 422 SPIE Defense & Commercial Sensing If you are attending the SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing  conference and exhibit  or are in the greater Baltimore/DC area please stop by AMI’s booth, 422.  The show floor is open from

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Analog Modules, Inc. announces the release of its Short Pulse Seed Laser Diode Driver

AMI is pleased to announce the release of its Short Pulse Seed Laser Diode Driver, Model 766. The Model 766 short pulse seed laser diode driver offers user-adjustable pulse width capability as low as 150ps up to 1ns for driving 14-pin butterfly

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Featured Products

Model 766

The Model 766 Pulsed Laser Diode Driver offers user-adjustable pulse width capability as low as 150ps up to 1ns for driving laser diode modules at output currents up to 1.1A. The driver circuitry includes a TEC controller and operates from a single 5V power source.