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Hitachi laser diode targets DVD-RAM

Posted: 25 Jun 2002 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:hl6515mg? visible laser diode? algainp laser diode? dvd ram laser diode? optoelectronic component?

The HL6515MG AlGaInP laser diode from Hitachi Ltd offers an output power of 60mW and a wavelength of 655nm, making the device suitable as a light source for large capacity optical disc memories such as DVD-RAM and other optical equipment.

Built with a multi-quantum well structure, the 5.6(x)-by-3.5mm device operates from a 2.6V source and draws 95mA. It has a beam divergence of 90 parallel to the junction and 190 perpendicular to the junction. The laser diode operates from -100C to 700C and provides a reverse voltage of 2V.

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