New World Record: Peak Performance of Pulsed laser diodes Up to 650 Watts at 905 nm in a TO-18 Housing

Peak Performance of Pulsed Laser Diodes at 650 W

LASER COMPONENTS Canada has set a new world record with its pulsed laser

diodes at 905 nm: peak power levels of up to 650 W emitted from a small TO-18
housing and are available on a standard basis.

These PLDs are based on "multi-junction" laser technology: This special laser technology
contains several epitaxially integrated emitters with a total emitting area of 200 μm
x 10 μm. At a pulse length of 150 ns, it is possible to achieve a peak performance
of at least 70 W from a single chip. The metal housing allows a higher thermal load,
which permits overdriving the diode and ultimately leads to the achievement of an
output of up to 650 W from a stacked array design. Due to the combination of a small
emitter area and an extremely high peak performance, the new 3J08 series is optimally
suited for fiber coupling.

These pulsed laser diodes are used in low-level laser therapy, among other things. This
is an alternative (veterinary) medical treatment that is carried out using monochromatic
and coherent light. The goal of treatment is to reduce pain, accelerate the healing of
wounds, and fight infections.

Further areas of application include rangefinding, speed guns, laser radar, security
scanners, laser light curtains, and test and measurement systems.

More Information http://www.lasercomponents.com/de-en/news/peak-performance-of-pulsed-laser-diodes-at-650-w-in-a-to-18-housing/

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The Company LASER COMPONENTS specializes in the development, manufacture, and sale of components
and services in the laser and optoelectronics industry. At LASER COMPONENTS, we have been
serving customers since 1982 with sales branches in four different countries. We have been
producing in house since 1986 with production facilities in Germany, Canada, and the USA.
In-house production makes up approximately half of our sales revenue. A family-run business, we
have more than 160 employees worldwide.

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