Opto Diode develops new device to aid near-IR illumination
ITW subsidiary Opto Diode Corporation has launched a new gallium aluminum arsenide LED illuminator with high-power output for high-power, near-IR illumination tasks.
Specially designed for use in surveillance and night vision applications, the OD-663-850 device has a very uniform optical beam with a peak emission wavelength of 850nm. At dusk or in complete darkness, NVG-equipped soldiers can use near-IR illumination to illuminate their surroundings and targets
Other features include total power output from 300mW to 425mW (typical), with forward voltage from 4.8V (typical) to 5.4V (maximum).
The spectral bandwidth is 40nm with a half intensity beam angle of 120 degrees. Reverse breakdown voltage ranges from a minimum of 5V to 30V (typical).
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