Laser Components is proud to announce a new addition to the seed driver family - the BFPS-VRHSP-02 by PicoLAS! 

Specially designed to drive laser diodes in seeding applications for fibre and solid state laser amplifiers, the BFPS-VRHSP-02 is the first seed driver available on the market which can deliver pulse durations as low as <500ps up to 10ns with extraordinary current potential of 2A.  All driver settings are controllable via an integrated digital interface with a particularly special feature being the integrated pulse width controller.


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