True discrete pulse trains can deliver more power in less time. Controlling the frequency and duty cycle enables users to further shape their optical output.

  • When the laser is driven three times harder for a short period of time, its output can be up to three times higher than normal Continuous Wave operation.
  • True pulsed operation is not achieved by simply using pulse width modulation. For such performance, a 48V DC power supply must be implemented, and the bounds of operation must be limited to 30% duty cycle and 400µs pulse widths.
  • This operation will decrease the rise and fall times to 100µs.

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