Nanosecond Laser Driver Reference Design for LiDAR

(ACTIVE) TIDA-01573

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Description

This LiDAR (Light Distancing And Ranging) reference design showcases the LMG1020, low side nanosecond (ns) GaN gate driver, which is capable of driving a FET to produce a 1 ns laser optical pulse in excess of 100W.

Features
  • Circuit capable of delivering 60A 1ns current pulses
  • Flexible platform to install and test laser diodes
  • Latest GaN FET driver technology LMG1020
  • Advanced minimal-inductance layout

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LMG1020EVM-006 :
LMG1020 GaN Low-side Driver + GaN FET LiDAR Evaluation Module

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Part Number Name Product Family Sample & Buy Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
LMG1020  5V, 7A/5A Low Side GaN Driver With 60MHz/1ns Speed  Gate drivers  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
SN74LVC1G08  Single 2-Input Positive-AND Gate  Gate  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
TPS709  150-mA 30-V ultra-low-Iq wide-input low-dropout (LDO) regulator with reverse current protection  Power management  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules

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Design Kits & Evaluation Modules  ( 1 )

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LMG1020 GaN Low-side Driver + GaN FET LiDAR Evaluation Module  LMG1020EVM-006  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

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