Technical Articles, Tutorials and Applications Notes

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.

Laser Diode TEC Controller Design

Controlling Temperatures of Diode Lasers Thermoelectrically »

Author: Lawrence A. Johnson, Ph.D.

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