TECHNICAL PAPERS AND ARTICLES

Laser Diode Control Technology Center

How Laser Diode Drivers Work

Laser Diode Driver Fundamentals »

This article provides a basic technical background on laser diode driver fundamentals and primary design considerations. It also offers a quick guide to pricing and commercially available driver options.


How to Choose a Pulsed Laser Diode Driver

How to Choose a Pulsed Laser Diode Driver »

A guide to help you understand how to filter your choices and select the best pulser for your application.


What is a TEC Controller and how to Select a TEC Controller

TEC Controller Basics »

Learn the basics of TEC Controllers and why you need one in your application. How to select the best TEC Controller for your needs.


Laser Diode TEC Controller Design

Controlling Temperatures of Diode Lasers Thermoelectrically »

This article defines the principals of TEC control for laser diodes and includes design criteria for heat sinks, TEC controller selection and design.


Review of the Top 5 Laser Diode Controllers

Review of the Best Laser Diode Controllers under $2,000 »

A high quality laser diode controller should be selected for the intended application of the laser and the required current / TEC power. But the budget for the project is also a top selection factor. So we have put together a few very affordable options that also offer the highest levels of quality and protection for your semicondutor laser.