IDIL Fibres Optiques develops a new generation of systems and components for opto-pyrotechnics technology. A well-defined laser pulse is generated and transported within an optical fiber to be delivered on the target, i.e. an IOP (opto-pyro initiator) or a DOP (opto-pyro detenator) into launchers, thrusters, missiles or explosives.
A complete and safe opto-pyro system includes a Laser Firing Unit (LFU) emitting a NIR light pulse travelling through a ground Optical Harness (OH) to the target. Multiple stage Safety Barriers (SB) ensure the entire opto-pyro channel integrity.
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|Laser Firing Unit (LFU)|
|Number of channels||1, 2 (more upon request)|
|Firing laser source (power and wavelength)||10W @940nm (more upon request)|
|Firing pulse power, Tuning step||0.1W|
|Firing pulse duration||Adjustable from 0.1 to 500ms|
|Line control source (power and wavelength)||2mW @1310nm|
|Interface for software remote control||Ethernet|
|Dimensions||19" - 5U rack|
|Power supply||230V, 50-60Hz|
|Optical Harness (OH)|
|Number of fibers||1 up to 24|
|Fiber types||MM105/125 (specific design). More upon request|
|Low insertion loss||<4dB/km|
|Low bend loss||Operation ROC= 150mm|
|Length||Up to 1000m|
|Cable characteristics||OD= 5 to 11mm, Outdoor use (moisture & UV resistant, LSZH, [-14,+65°C])|
|Connectors||Souriau D38 999 family with ELIO contacts, FC/PC, ST/PC, SC/PC, SMA|
|Aerospace qualified versions available|
|Connector pinout||Upon customer's provided schematic|
|Multiple Stage Safety Barrier|
|Military grade optical connectors||Robust (2.5mm ceramic ferrule)|
|Electrical contact to confirm connector to LFU|
|Used as a standard on aircraft and military programs|
|Seal integrated inside rear boot & bayonet locking mechanism|
|Safe monitoring||Remote control|
|Successful test is needed to initiate firing|
|Standard or expert user modes|
|Optical Safety Barrier (OSB)||The safe position of the optical switch ensures no light is exiting from the LFU|
|to the optical harness|
STAND-BY: Adjust your lasers parameters (duration, power). Wait for command from remote controller.
TEST: Check the integrity of the opto-pyro line with a low power laser at a safe wavelength.
ARMED:Turn on armed mode and fire after a successful test. Return to rest mode after each firing.
EXPERT USER – CALIBRATION MODE
A personal password is required to access the calibration mode and prepare the firing sequence. Most of the safety barriers are unlocked, except the mechanical ones: interlock, keys, harness presence, OSB. A firing command can be sent without prior line test.
STANDARD USER – SOFTWARE REMOTE CONTROL MODE
Laser duration and power can be remotely configured in a secure manner. EAch of the 3 modes can then be sequentially activated until the final firing command.