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Laser Diode Drivers | Northrop Grumman

Supplier: LightOptronics Aust.

CEO's eDrive has achieved recognition from a number of U.S. national laboratories as the leading diode driver in the industry.


The eDrive is available as a laser diode driver or full laser system controller, complete with integrated power supply and RF driver. Pulsed eDrives can provide current pulses up to 300A with low rise time, minimal ripple, and excellent pulse-to-pulse stability. The eDrive fits in a standard 19 inch electronics rack and has a compliance voltage rating of 350V.

CEO's family of eDrive™ Laser Diode Drivers are ideal for controlling Laser Diodes, Laser Modules, Production Laser Systems, and Custom Laser Systems. The eDrive™ Laser Diode Driver is suited for R&D environments where precise control is required as well as rugged production environments where reliability and ease of use are most important.  Every Industrial Laser manufactured by CEO is fabricated, tested, and shipped with eDrive™ series controllers.  Additionally, all internal testing of CEO's Laser Diodes and Laser Modules is performed using eDrive™ Laser Diode Drivers.

eDrive™ Features:

  • CW and Pulsed Operating Modes
  • High Peak Currents (300A Pulsed)
  • Soft Start for High Current Applications
  • Q-Switching / External Trigger Capable 
  • High Compliance Voltage (350V)
  • RS232 / RS485 Interface
  • Integrated TEC Controllers

This Laser Diode Driver can be fitted with a variety of internal power supplies, single or dual axis Q-Switch drivers, and is offered with various control and monitoring connections via the back panel. An easy to use front panel interface along with a host of digital remote control options (including compatibility with Labview™*) are offered as standard features of this product family.