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12A, 12V OEM Laser Diode Driver
- High Efficiency Switch Mode Driver
- Dual Setpoint Input Pins
- Compact, Board-Level Driver

  • 12A, 12V OEM Laser Diode Driver
  • 12A OEM Driver Dimensions
  • OEM Board Level Laser Driver Block Diagram

sku / item#: RLS/ATLS12A216
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Key Features
  • High Voltage, Switch-Mode OEM Driver
  • Compact, EMI-Shielded Case
  • Over-Temperature Protection Circuit
  • Dual Setpoint Input Pins
  • Ideal for Low Noise Devices: DPSS, EDFA, SOA
  • Offered by Analog Technologies, a Laser Lab Source Marketplace Seller
  • Sold & Supported in North America by: LaserDiodeSource.com, part of the
    Laser Lab Source Marketplace Group

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Electrical Specifications
  • Max Output Voltage: 12 V
  • Maximum Output Current: 12 A
  • High Efficiency: ≥90% (IOUT = 12 A @ LDA = 10 V & VPS = 15 V)
  • Output Current Noise: <12 μA @ 0.1Hz to 10Hz
  • High Current Stability: < ±600μA@10A &-20°C~80°C
Operational Specifications
  • Input Voltage Range: 5.5 V – 15 V
  • Control Accuracy: ± 0.1%
  • Operating Ambient Temperature: -40°C – 85°C
  • Operating Case Temperature: -40°C – 110°C
Mechanical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 27.4 mm × 20.9 mm × 8.9 mm
  • Package Style: DIP
  • 100% Lead (Pb)-Free and RoHS Compliant
  • Refer to Datasheet for Complete Specifications

Product Overview:

High Voltage, Compact, OEM Laser Diode Driver Overview

The ATLS12A216 is a PCB-mounted electronic module designed for driving diode lasers with up to 12A low noise current.

The extremely low noise between DC ~ 10Hz and low DC current drift make it ideal for driving diode pumped laser diodes.

In order to maximize electrical and thermal efficiency, the maximum output voltage of the driver is proportional to the input voltage (0.2 x VVPS to 0.8 x VVPS). This feature allows the designer to tailor the system to the exact laser specifications, and maximizes overall system efficiency. By deliberately matching the driver input voltage to the laser forward voltage, driver efficiency up to 90% can be achieved.

Dual Setpoint Modulation

The driver features two independent set point inputs. The laser driver can be digitally controlled to switch between the two set points inputs to achieve rapid modulation at the two current levels.

Overheat Protection Feature

The laser driver will initiate a safety shut-down if the internal temperature exceeds 120°C. A driver status pin indicates the state of the driver for external electronics to poll.

Design and Application Flexibility

This laser driver generates a high accuracy high-stability, low-noise voltage reference output which can be used for setting the output current and also be used as the reference voltage for the ADCs (Analog to Digital Converters) and/or DACs (Digital to Analog Converters).

The ATLS12A216 uses a constant frequency high efficiency PWM output stage. Its switching signal is taken out through a buffer at the SYNO port, pin 1, which can be used by other switch mode electronics as the trigger signal to avoid frequency beating interference, if the free-run frequency is around 700kHz (it should be noted there is an output 4mVp-p ripple voltage at 700kHz).

Evaluation Board Option

An evaluation board is available to speed R&D and prototype development activities. Inquire for a quotation for part number ATLS216EV1.0.

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