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HVP50/80 High Voltage Pockels Cell Q-Switch Driver

High voltage step pulse generator for Q-switching of Pockels cells


Step Pulse Generator HVP 50/80
Output Pulse
Voltage Range 1 - 8 kV
Maximum Output current 200 A
Electrical Falltime < 3 ns
Recovery Time 100 s exponential
Output Impedance 50 W
Maximum on time at maximum
current
200 ns
Maximum Repitition rate 100Hz
Minimum Pulse Width 10 ns
External Trigger Input
Amplitude -3 V to + 3 V
Polarity of Leading Edge Positive or Negative
Input Impedance 50 ohm
Minimum Internal Delay 40 ns
Sync Output
Amplitude 3 V into 50 ohms
Jitter wrt High Voltage Pulse 100 ps
Internal Rate Generator
Repetition Rate 0.1 Hz - 100 Hz
Pulse Terminating Load
(designed to correctly terminate a 50 ohm coaxial cable)
AC Impedance 50 ohms nominal
Cabinet
Volume (W x D x H) 330 x 330 x 100 mm
Weight 4 kg
Environmental Temperature
Range 0C - 40C
Supply
Mains Voltage @ 50 or 60 Hz 120 or 240 V 10%
Power 50W
Enable Input
Removal of a short circuit will prevent operation

Applications

Q-switching Q-switching Opening Times < 3 ns
Pulse Slicing Optical Switching Time < 3 ns
Pulse Picking Using
4 - Terminal EO Modulator
Cable length (50 ohm, 100 pF/m) 2 m - 4 m
Cable Delay 5 ns / m
Pulse Width 10 ns - 20 ns
Optical Risetime < 3 ns
Optical Falltime < 3 ns

Note: The HVP generator can be supplied giving a output pulse of fixed length between 10 - 100 ns set.




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