Lasers/VCSELs

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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Argo AI Acquires Princeton Lightwave

Argo AI, a robotics and artificial intelligence firm with financial backing of Ford Motor Co. as part of Ford’s self-driving car efforts, has acquired Princeton Lightwave Inc (PLI) of Cranbury, New Jersey, USA. Startup firm Princeton Lightwave produces indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs)-based near-infrared/shortwave-infrared (SWIR) single-photon detectors including LiDAR (light detection …

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ProPhotonix to Distribute Integrated Optics’ Laser Modules

ProPhotonix Limited of London, UK reported that it has agreed to distribute the laser modules of Integrated Optics. ProPhotonix says that the Matchbox and ARA laser series from Integrated Optics, will complement its existing laser solutions, and give its customers additional configurable laser module platforms for a broad range of applications. …

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ProPhotonix Introduces Two High-Power Red Laser Diodes

UK firm ProPhotonix Limited added two new high-power red laser diodes from Ushio (previously Oclaro) to its laser diode solutions. The 637nm HL63283HD provides an output power of 1.2 watts in continuous wave and can deliver up to 1.5W when pulsed. This red laser diode is suited for use as …

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Daylight Solutions Acqusition by Leonardo DRS Completed

Daylight Solutions of San Diego reported on Thursday that the firm is now part of Leonardo DRS. The completion of the $150 million acquisition came after the companies obtained final regulatory approvals for the acquisition. The companies first announced the deal in March 2017. Daylight Solutions said it will continue operating from San …

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HEDS – High Efficiency Double Spot Beam Splitter

DOEs for demanding and sensitive applications LASER COMPONENTS is proud to introduce yet another groundbreaking Holo/OR product to the European market: thanks to its innovative design, the HEDS (High Efficiency Double Spot) offers unprecedented 97% efficiency – resulting in more than 48% with each beam. Double spot beam splitters are …

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AMS to Aquire VCSEL Maker Princeton Optronics

Austrian firm AMS, a supplier of high-performance sensor and analog solutions, has agreed to acquire 100% of the shares in Princeton Optronics, Inc., a provider of Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers (VCSELs). The acquisition is an all-cash transaction. Princeton Optronics develops and supplies high-performance VCSELs for mobile, consumer, automotive, and industrial applications. …

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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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