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LC-500 Laser Current/TEC Controller

  • Combined laser current and TEC control

  • State-of-the-art low noise performance

  • 500 mA current capacity

Available as a standalone unit or with a narrow-linewidth DBR laser and mount.



LC-500 Standalone Unit - $2400

Compatible laser modules and packages available for this unit and can be seen in the laser modules and packages tab.






LC-500 specs:

Laser Controller Specs:

Current Source:

Current Range 0-500 mA

Current Noise Density < 200 pA/√Hz

RMS Noise (10Hz-100kHz) < 100 nA

RMS Noise (10Hz-1MHz) < 150 nA

RMS Noise (10Hz-10MHz) < 500 nA

Monitor Resolution (Display) .1 mA

Absolute Accuracy 2 %

Temperature Coefficient < 1 µA/C


Current Servo Input:

Input Impedance 1000 Ω

Bandwidth > 10 MHz

Modulation Coefficient 1 mA/V

Input Modulation Range ± 10 V

RF Input Bandwidth 0.5 to > 3000 MHz


TEC Specs

Temperature Control Output Current: up to ±3.0 A

Temperature Stability: 0.00009 C (10 kΩ thermistor at 25 C) over one hour

Stability Across Ambient: 0.002 C (10 kΩ thermistor at 25 C) over one hour

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