Lasers/VCSELs

Ricoh Shows 200W Fiber-Coupled VCSEL Module

Ricoh announced that it has developed a 808nm range High-Power VCSEL Module. The high-power fiber-coupled semiconductor laser can also be used in applications such as engine ignition. Ricoh says that its new High-Power VCSEL Module incorporates three technological advances, its high output, compact size, and wavelength stability in variable temperatures. …

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ADVA Optical Networking to Collaborate on Project to Embed III-V Lasers on Silicon

ADVA Optical Networking of Munich, Germany, announced that it is playing a key role in the Directly Modulated Lasers on Silicon (DIMENSION) project. The DIMENSION project brings together a consortium of research and industry partners from four European countries to develop a platform for single-chip electro-optical integration. Dresden University of …

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Emcore Introduces CATV Transmitter Using Linear Externally Modulated Laser

Emcore Corporation of Alhambra, California USA, introduced the MEDALLION 8100 Series DOCSIS 3.1, L-EMLTM 1550 nm Externally-Modulated CATV Transmitter. Emcore will display the new MEDALLION 8100 at ANGACOM 2016 at the Cologne Congress Center, Cologne, Germany from June 7—9. The MEDALLION 8100 series of externally-modulated CATV transmitters employs the Linear …

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Quantum Cascade Laser Made on Silicon

Alexander Spott at University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, led a team of researchers from across the country to build the first quantum cascade laser on silicon. Silcon’s indirect bandgap makes it difficult to build a laser out of silicon. However, diode lasers can be fabricated with III-V materials such …

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Denso Invests in Laser Company TriLumina

Denso International America, Inc. of Southfield, Michigan, the subsidiary of Denso Corp of Japan, has invested in TriLumina Corp. TriLumina is a semiconductor laser technology company that provides light sources for LiDAR and interior illumination products. DENSO intends to speed up the adoption of LiDAR and driver monitoring technologies in …

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II-VI Offers Dual 980 nm Pump Laser Module

II‐VI Incorporated of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA, is now shipping its high-power, 2 x 810 mW, dual 980 nm pump laser module. II‐VI says its dual‐chip, dual‐output, pump laser modules allows designers to replace two laser modules with one. The dual-output pump laser module features a compact 10‐pin mini‐butterfly package. The …

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Excelitas Technologies Introduces High-Repetition Rate LINOS Double BBO Pockels Cells for Fast Q-switching Lasers

Two Crystals in Optical Series Enable the Fastest Possible Switching Rates Available Today!   Waltham, Massachusetts USA – Qioptiq, an Excelitas Technologies®  Company and global technology leader in delivering innovative optical and photonic solutions,introduces its LINOS Double BBO High-Repetition Pockels Cells (DBBPC HR), featuring two crystals in an optical series to enable …

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