Lasers/VCSELs

Excelitas Introduces 1X4 Pulsed Laser Diode Array for Lidar

Excelitas intrduces 1x4 Pulsed Laser Diode Array for Lidar

Excelitas Technologies® Corp. of Waltham, Massachusetts USA, has introduced the 1X4 Pulsed Laser Diode Array for LiDAR applications. The new laser array combines Excelitas’ high-efficiency, multi-cavity laser chip technology with small form-factor surface mount device (SMD) packaging. The company created the array for applications requiring high reliability including autonomous vehicles …

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II-VI Suwtech Launches Wavelength Stabilized Multimode Pump Laser Modules

The II-VI Suwtech Division of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based firm II-VI Incorporated, has introduced 976 nm wavelength-stabilized multimode pump laser modules with up to 20 Watts of output power. The company notes that medical, industrial, and semiconductor manufacturing applications increasingly use ultrafast pulsed lasers for microscopic scale marking and drilling. According to II-VI …

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TriLumina to Collaborate with ADI on Creating VCSEL Module for LiDAR

TriLumina Corp. of Albuquerque, New Mexico USA announced a collaboration with Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) for producing a new integrated, solid-state illuminator module for automotive FLASH LiDAR systems. The company intends to integrate TriLumina’s Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) array laser emitters with ADI’s patent pending high-speed pulse laser …

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Mitsubishi Electric to Launch CW Red Laser Diode with 2.1 W Output

Mitsubishi Electric -- red, 639nm laser diode with 2.1 W output

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation of Tokyo, Japan reported that it will launch a new continuous-wave (CW) laser diode (LD). The ML562G85 will offer a world-record output power of 2.1W and a brilliant 639-nanometer(nm) red light for projectors.The laser will be available on February 1, 2017. The company expects that the LD’s …

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SILMARILS to Use Alpes Lasers’ QCLs

A number of chemical sensing companies working on the Standoff Illuminator for Measuring Absorbance and Reflectance Infrared Light Signatures (SILMARILS) program have selected Alpes Lasers SA of St-Blaise, Switzerland to develop and supply broadband Quantum Cascade Lasers. The SILMARILS program, which is managed by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory …

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Analog Devices Acquires Solid State Laser Steering Technology from Vescent Photonics

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) of Norwood, Massachusetts USA, announced the acquisition of a solid-state laser beam steering technology from Vescent Photonics, Inc. Vescent Photonics is a privately held, Golden Colorado-based company with non-mechanical laser beam steering technology that can enable more robust integrated LIDAR systems. Vescent Photonics says that its …

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Berkeley Lab Develops Laser/Anti-Laser Device

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a single device that acts both as a laser and an anti-laser. The scientists demonstrated both the laser and anti-laser functions at a frequency within the telecommunications band. They reported their findings in a paper in the …

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