The PicoLAS GmbH, headquartered in Herzogenrath Germany, is specialized in developing and manufacturing very compact and efficient drivers for diode lasers which have achieved a couple of market prominences:
PicoLAS is Europe's number one for high-speed seeding of fibre lasers (400 ps up to cw).
The main markets are:
PicoLAS R&D team also develops customized drivers in close cooperation with their customers.
PicoLAS develops state-of-the-art compact and efficient drivers for laser diodes, LEDs and other applications. The fanless baseplate cooled design is world unique. Drivers for extremely short current pulses (400 A) are available of the shelf. PicoLAS also offers one of the worlds fastest analogue modulated driver for fiber laser seeding applications – the BFS-VRM 03. The OEM current sources cover pulse durations of <600 ps up to cw. The available current range is between < 0.1 A and up to 400 A. The LDP-CW 90-10 is the smallest 1 kW LD driver available on the market with up to 90 A on a “half brick” size footprint. It is very affordable, compact, efficient and base plate cooled. PicoLAS offers protective systems (Stackprotector) on most of their drivers. Their R&D team also develops customized drivers in close cooperation with their customers.
BFS-VRM 03 HP / LP
The BFS-VRM 03 is one of the worlds fastest analogue modulated driver for seed applications, DVD-Disk mastering, printing applications, etc.
With an output current from zero to 2.5 A it delivers enough power to overdrive single mode diodes for short pulses. The pulse widths span from 1 ns to cw is world unique and continuously addressable via an analogue input signal. Of course, there are protective features and the driver is base plate cooled like all other drivers from PicoLAS.
The LDP-CW 90-10 is an affordable, compact and efficient current supply for output power up to 1kW.The capability ranges from continuous output current to analogue modulated waveforms like sinusoidal, rectangular or triangular.The modulation is limited by the load inductance.The innovative current regulation concept produces, compared to linear regulations concepts, considerably less losses.Therefore, only one supply voltage is needed for the control logic and the power stage.
News from the seeding experts! The seed drivers from PicoLAS are specially designed to drive laser diodes in seeding applications for fibre-and solid state laser amplifiers. Our new BFPS-VRHSP 02 is the first seed driver on the market which enables short pulse durations as low as < 500 ps ...| » Further reading
After 10 years of steady growth, it was time to give PicoLAS a new look. We are proud to introduce you our new website www.picolas.de, which highlights our product portfolio and offers all important technical features. But our work has just begun! In short time we will offer a buy function and 3...| » Further reading
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