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    Need Thoughts on hids and rods

    I'm quite aware how useless $100 is. I lost my job and tinkering is the best thing I have to keep me sane. Excuse my reasoning to look into thrifty ways to skin the same cat. But I feel it was reasonable for me to assume a xenon headlight lamp might be able to excite a nd yag. The emission...
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    Need Thoughts on hids and rods

    It would be nice to be able to 3D print a mock-up yes. But the steel I'm trying to cut is made in a very specific way so AFAIK it can't be printed.
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    Need Thoughts on hids and rods

    Yeah, digging into the edm, it will require a lot of trial and error, finding the right feed rates and power. I came across a few pages on recommended power for different applications. But overall the process is a bit easier than with everything that comes with pumping a crystal. The motor is...
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    Need Thoughts on hids and rods

    And that's why I'm looking at the thrifty option of using headlights, and a fleabay rod as a possibility for pulsed laser. Like I concluded, it would work in theory. But as far as conversion efficiency, it's not worth the effort. As suggested, I'm looking at homemade edm machines. The...
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    Need Thoughts on hids and rods

    I'm custom building a brushless motor for a project. The OD of the motor is 15mm and Id is 8mm. With 9 stator teeth internally. I looked around for a long time and contacted a dozen China suppliers. Custom made motors are around 500 to start. If i could have made my own laser cutter, I could...
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    Need Thoughts on hids and rods

    I found some xenon flash tubes on bay for less than 20!! I have no idea what wattage they are. So I don't know how much power I could get from pulsing the rods. Anyone know what the high side of the doping percentage would be? I found a rod rated for 1.1%Nd less nd, faster switching...
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    Need Thoughts on hids and rods

    Oh man I had no idea the efficiency was so low!! I would do better focusing the hid bulbs with a fresnal lense and trying to cut with that! ����
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    Need Thoughts on hids and rods

    I believe it is fully finished m19 grade silicon Steel, with a laminated coating. The sheet is supposedly .014" thick. I'm not sure if there are various hardness levels through the thickness, but i doubt it. I know there would be various crystalline arrangements, being silicon Steel. Yeah, I...
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    Need Thoughts on hids and rods

    I have plain fully finished sheets ready to be cut. Hmm a diamond wire would be a really great way, , but difficult to cut the pattern by hand. I figured I would have to do a final ennealing after I stacked the cuts. The issue with the physical material such as bladed cutting, is that the size...
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    Need Thoughts on hids and rods

    The lights I have been looking at are about 100w. The ratings seem so obscure and it is difficult to know what actual light output efficiency is. A pair would run me about $15. Maybe I could run them pulsed? As far as how slow it takes, that's fine. I could program the cnc to run 1/2mm a min...
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    Need Thoughts on hids and rods

    Hey all. I did a search and couldn't find any previous post regarding using xenon or xenon /Krypton mix hid bulbs for pumping nd yag rods. The reason I'm interested is that I've recently come by some very nice silicon Steel laminations that I need to laser cut. I have a cnc that I could adopt...
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    raw led die

    Ill look back over the data sheets and see if the die is on there. I recall reading an article a couple years ago, linked off this forum, of a guy that did some home die wire bonding. I remember he burned his first die, and used, i believe pure indium for the second. Since these dies (dice?)...
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    raw led die

    Yeah i was looking at those 0201 leds. The problem is the die is physically smaller. And if i had the die from a 5mm led, it would be bigger.
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    raw led die

    Thanks Alaskan. Ill look into photodiodes a bit more. When i was messing with the leds, they produced triple that voltage, and almost the same current. With the active area being, a 10th that size? Encap, man. I dont know if i pissed you off at some point, or what. If i did, im sorry. I posted...
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    raw led die

    1mm square is the largest i want to go, thats leaving enough room for me.




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