Intermittent CW driver

The ICW driver is dedicated to the usage of a QCL laser using the ICW modulation scheme which allows one to perform spectroscopy with slow detectors while using lasers at low duty cycle.
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This scheme was developped in collaboration with the Air Pollution /  Environmental Technology group of EMPA. More information and details can be found in the paper published here.

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Requirements


This driver requires an external DC Voltage as well as a computer with USB connector to be controlled. The software (included with the driver) is available in Windows, Mac and Linux versions.


Specifications


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Size
29cmx20cmx6cm
Pulse length
5 to 65000 μs
Max. duty cycle
30%
Max. Output current
1.5A
Max. Output voltage
20V (limited by input voltage)


Usage


The following video (no sound) shows how to use the software to control the driver.