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14 April 2008


Alfalight launches uncooled 10W 915nm pumps for industrial lasers

High-power diode laser manufacturer Alfalight Inc of Madison, WI, USA has launched the new AM6-915B family of laser pump diodes, which provide 10W of 915nm light output with a high-brightness 105 µm diameter fiber with a numerical aperture (NA) of 0.15 or 0.22 (model AM6-915B-10-108 or AM6-915B-20-108).

The single-emitter diodes include a thermistor for temperature monitoring, and are available in an uncooled, compact 6-pin industrial-grade package that simplifies PCB mounting. The high-power pumps target cost-sensitive industrial markets including small continuous-wave (CW) lasers, small/low-cost pulsed lasers, and some mid-range CW and small military systems.

“This is an addition to the families of 9xxnm 10W devices that we are introducing through 2008, as we drive down the $/W ratio to meet industrial customer needs for greater value in high-reliability laser pump diodes,” says VP of sales and marketing Ron Bechtold. Most recently, at January’s Photonics West show in in San Jose, CA, Alfalight launched the AM6-940B series of pump diodes, providing 10W of 940nm light output.

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