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Design And Construct A Smart Xenon Flashlamp Driver

Tamuri, Abd Rahman and Bidin, Noriah and Mat Daud, Yaacob (2006) Design And Construct A Smart Xenon Flashlamp Driver. Proceeding of laser electro-optics seminar .

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Abstract

Flashlamp is an optical pumping source for Nd:YAG laser. The aim of this project is to design and construct a driver for xenon flashlamp. The design composed of four main circuits that are: simmer supply, discharge capacitor, control unit and ignition circuit. Initially, the driver was feed in with a pulse of 1.5 ìs and 3.68 V to open the gate of SCR. The pulse then induced a giant pulse of 4.34 kV and 5 ìs to ignite and cause pre-breakdown in the flashlamp. A voltage between electrodes was formed drop to 120 V and maintain current of 120 mA. Discharge capacitor circuit was triggered flashlamp with 600 V and the peak current of 149 A. Brilliance white lights have been flashed and produced broad band spectra with majority at 823 nm.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:flashlamp driver, Nd:YAG laser, Xenon flashlamp
Subjects:Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions:Science
ID Code:2484
Deposited By: Mr. Abd Rahman Tamuri
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 03:03

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