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AMI Remains Open and Fully Operational, Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

AMI’s office and factory remain open and fully operational. We are monitoring updates from the CDC regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and educating Team Members on proactive actions to take to mitigate potential effects of the virus. As a manufacturer

Posted in General News

HIGH PERFORMANCE LASER RANGEFINDER RECEIVER WITH RANGE PROCESSOR

Model 7558 Laser Rangefinder Receiver with Range Processor The 7558 Series Rangefinder Receiver with Range Processor assembly comprises a high performance Model 758A receiver with compact support electronics to provide correct range data to a mother system. The serial range data

Posted in Sensors and Amplifiers, Technical Note

Model 758B.1 Flagship Laser Rangefinder Receiver

High Performance Hybrid Eyesafe Laser Rangefinder Receiver Model 758B.1 The Model 758B.1 is an eyesafe laser rangefinder receiver optimized for ultra high sensitivity and narrow pulses. Pulse widths from 1 to 40 ns are processed over seven orders of magnitude

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NEW CHARGER FIRST DESIGN STEPS : Active PFC

The Active PFC bread board testing is complete and looks very promising. Operating with an input from 90 to 253 VAC, 1Ø, 50/60 Hz we achieved efficiency of 95-98%.  With 90 VAC input we were easily able to achieve 1.5

Posted in General News, Laser Electronics

BiOS and Photonics West 2020 Wrap Up

BiOS and Photonics West 2020 Thank you to everyone who came by AMI’s booths in San Francisco.  It was great to see long time friends and customers as well as making new connections.              

Posted in General News, Laser Electronics, Sensors and Amplifiers

Visit AMI at BiOS and Photonics West 2020

A new year brings a new show season to AMI with upcoming exhibits in San Francisco, Shanghai, Anaheim, CA and a return to CLEO in San Jose, CA. First up is BiOS February 1 – 2 at the Moscone Center

Posted in General News, Laser Electronics, Sensors and Amplifiers

All New OEM Capacitor Charging Power Supply Design Kickoff

Coming October 2020 New Models 5727A and 5728A OEM Capacitor Charging Power Supplies AMI is excited to announce the kickoff of a new program to design a state-of-the-art new OEM Capacitor Charging Power Supply!  The new supply will feature active

Posted in General News, Laser Electronics

1 MV/A Transimpedance Amplifier

Model 312B Current Amplifier Application Note AMI’s Model 312B is a low noise high gain (1MV/A) transimpedance amplifier.  It is designed to amplify small current signals, typically produced by a photodiode, to a voltage signal employing AMI’s proprietary compensation scheme

Posted in Sensors and Amplifiers, Technical Note

HIGH SENSITIVITY APD OPTICAL RECEIVER APPLICATION NOTES

MODEL 7511A HIGH SENSITIVITY APD OPTICAL RECEIVER APPLICATION NOTE INTRODUCTION The Model 7511A is a high gain, low noise optical receiver employing an avalanche photodiode (APD) with a nominal bandwidth of 35 MHz and high dynamic range capable of driving a

Posted in Sensors and Amplifiers, Technical Note

60 W, 500 mA Flashlamp Simmer Supply

Model 864A Flashlamp Simmer Supply The Model 864A Simmer Supply is designed to strike and maintain a low-level current discharge in flashlamps.  Initially, the simmer output open circuit voltage rises to a stabilized 1500 V.  The simmer trigger output provides

Posted in General News, Laser Electronics, Technical Note

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.