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Title: Compact high current, high efficiency laser diode driver

A device includes a u-channel shaped member and a printed circuit board including a plurality of capacitors. Each of the plurality of capacitors has a mounting surface mounted to the printed circuit board and an opposing heat transfer surface thermally coupled to the u-channel shaped member. The device also includes an output cable coupled to the printed circuit board and a return cable coupled to the printed circuit board. The device further includes a control transistor disposed inside the u-channel shaped member and a current sensing resistor disposed inside the u-channel shaped member.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1440743
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA) LLNL
Patent Number(s):
9,972,969
Application Number:
14/766,954
Contract Number:
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Feb 27
Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING