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  • Vol. 51, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 2012
  • pp: 2070–2074

Modulating and driving system for the application of microelectromechanical system infrared source array

Guo Tao, Guan Xin-Feng, Chou Xiu-Jian, and Xiong Ji-Jun  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 12, pp. 2070-2074 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.51.002070


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Abstract

A problem demanding to be solved in the development of microelectromechanical system (MEMS) IR source array has been the driving circuit and system. A method that can achieve the requirements of high driving power, high output efficiency, high voltage precision, voltage compensation, and deep frequency modulation for driving and modulating a MEMS IR source array was proposed. A liner DC steady voltage integrated circuit ADP3336 is used to drive the source array directly with a programmable compensation module ensuring the precision of radiation peak wavelength. And a FPGA as the control core of the system modulates the frequency and width of the driving pulse to control the array coding pattern. The engineering value of the system would be increased with the application of the MEMS IR source.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(000.2170) General : Equipment and techniques
(350.4600) Other areas of optics : Optical engineering

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: January 11, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 6, 2012
Published: April 18, 2012

Citation
Guo Tao, Guan Xin-Feng, Chou Xiu-Jian, and Xiong Ji-Jun, "Modulating and driving system for the application of microelectromechanical system infrared source array," Appl. Opt. 51, 2070-2074 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-51-12-2070


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