Lasers/VCSELs

Chinese Researchers Produce Electrically Injected Near Ultraviolet Laser with AlGaN on Si

Chinese researchers succeeded in fabricating and demonstrating an electrically-injected near-ultraviolet laser using AlGaN on Si. Researchers from the Key Laboratory of Nano-devices and Applications, the Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Suzhou, China University of Science and Technology Beijing, and the School of Nano Technology …

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II-VI Introduces 1kW Version of 900 Direct Diode Laser Engine

II‐VI Incorporated of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA, reported that its DirectProcess 900 direct diode laser engine is now available with 1 kW continuous output power. The device comes with network interfaces for Industry 4.0. The company notes that the increasing number of applications in industrial materials processing, including cutting, joining, and …

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II-VI Inc. Launches DFB Laser Diodes for 3D Sensing

II‐VI Incorporated of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA, announced the launch of its new edge emitting distributed feedback (DFB) laser diode for 3D sensing applications. The company points out that new applications in mixed and augmented reality are encouraging the rapidly increasing demand for semiconductor lasers integrated into consumer devices, including smartphones, …

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CST Global Awarded Grant to Develop Miniature Atomic Clocks for HELCATS Project

CST Global in Blantyre, Glasgow, UK will lead the HELCATS, (High-power, phosphorous-based, DFB lasers for cold atom systems) project. The HELCATS project will enable the development of miniaturized atomic clock systems utilizing Strontium ions. Atomic clocks are critical in calculating the position for navigation and defense applications and are also …

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Exalos Orders Veeco Propel GaN MOCVD System for R&D of SLEDs

Veeco Instruments Inc. reported that Swiss firm Exalos ordered a Propel® GaN Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) System. Exalos intends to utilize the Propel system for the research and development of high-performance broadband LEDs that the company calls superluminescent LEDs (SLEDs). This Swiss company is expected to receive the …

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IQE Subsidiary Purchases Quasi Photonic Crystal Patents from Luxtaltek

IQE plc of Cardiff, UK reported that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NanoGaN Limited, has purchased and was assigned a portfolio of patents from Luxtaltek Corporation, a maker of LED chips and arrays based in Taiwan. The collection of 54 patents covers a variety of innovative technologies and applications based primarily on …

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Applied Optoelectronics Introduces 100Gbps per lamda PAM4 DML Lasers

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. based in Sugar Land, TX near Houston, reported that the company developed uncooled 100 Gigabits per second (Gbps) per lambda PAM4 directly modulated lasers (DMLs) for 400 Gbps optical transceivers. The low cost and low power consumption of transceivers based on DMLs compared to silicon-based solutions and …

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