ABOUT US

LASER COMPONENTS USA is a trusted sales organization providing cutting-edge photonic components to a wide variety of markets.  

We specialize in a wide range of photonics applications with avalanche photodiodes and modules (Si and InGaAs), IR detectors (InGaAs, PbS, PbSe, pyroelectric), photon counting modules, laser diodes and modules (at different wavelengths and power), pulsed laser diodes (905 and 1550 nm), laser diode drivers, laser optics (standard or custom dielectric coated) and polarizers.

We have been serving customers over 15 years in North America with products from our manufacturing sites in Germany, Canada and the US, as well as from well-selected international suppliers.

Our Core Competencies:

  • Providing trusted advice
  • Offering a wide product range
  • Building long-term partnerships
  • Manufacturing and distributing premium components

ITAR Compliant:
LASER COMPONENTS USA is ITAR registered and compliant according to the United States of America, Department of State. Laser Components USA and Laser Components GmbH in Germany have a Manufacturing License Agreement (MLA) that is approved by the United States of America, Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) for the controlled export of ITAR optics specifications for the purpose of manufacturing ITAR laser optics in Germany that may be used specifically in USA military components.

HOT PRODUCTS

  • Silicon Avalanche Photodiode (APD) Arrays
    Silicon Avalanche Photodiode (APD) Arrays

    LASER COMPONENTS offers Silicon Avalanche Photodiode (Si APD) Arrays for applications in LIDAR and ACC within the 800 to 900 nm wavelength range. The SAH series of Si APD arrays are typically used in Time-of-Flight (TOF) sensors for distance measurements, such as in automotive sensing applications.

  • Diffractive Optical Elements (DOEs) For Beam Splitting
    Diffractive Optical Elements (DOEs) For Beam Splitting

    Diffractive optical elements (DOEs) from LASER COMPONENTS are designed to be used as multi-spot beam splitters in beam shaping, and beam profile modifications with lasers and high power lasers. Using diffractive elements for beam splitting is advantageous in the instance of needing one element to produce several beams, or when very exact power separation is required. DOEs can also achieve precise positioning to create holes at clearly defined and accurate distances.

  • Industrial Diode Laser Modules: LuOcean P2
    Industrial Diode Laser Modules: LuOcean P2

    LASER COMONENTS’ LuOcean P2 series is composed of lasers designed for industrial use, featuring an optical output power of 20-170 W in pumping, illumination, and medical treatment applications. The ready-to-use diode laser systems stand out with low operating currents, precise optical power control, simple driver design, and high lifetime lengths.

  • Laser Diode Accessories: LDP-CW Series
    Laser Diode Accessories: LDP-CW Series

    LASER COMPONETS offers a number of different drive electronics for simple operation of all types of high power laser diodes. The LDP-CW series enables operation with a different power level and a pulse width of from CW to 1 μs. The combination of an HP laser diode and driver module is used in medical technology, process engineering and testing technology, material processing, and printing technology.

  • High Transmission colorPol® S Patterned Polarizers
    High Transmission colorPol® S Patterned Polarizers

    Polarizers are used in a wide range of optical devices to filter or block polarized light for modulating or reducing brightness, analyzing light, polarizing light, and more. The colorPol® S is a nano-particle optical glass sheet polarizer designed with a unique capability to produce patterned polarizers with different spectral characteristics and different directions of polarization. They are capable of achieving high contrast and high transmission for the UV, VIS, NIR, and mid-IR ranges with a wide acceptance angle of ±20°.

  • Infrared (IR) Laser Components Catalog
    Infrared (IR) Laser Components Catalog

    Laser Components USA offers an array of infrared (IR) detectors and emitters used for many different applications including flame detection, gas monitoring, medical gas analysis, protein measurement, the inspection of surfaces, and other laser power monitoring applications. 

  • PbS And PbSe IR Detectors
    PbS And PbSe IR Detectors

    LASER COMPONENTS offers PbS and PbSe infrared (IR) detectors for applications detecting infrared radiation. The Polycrystalline lead sulfide detectors (PbS) detect infrared radiation in the wavelength range between 1 µm and 3.3 µm, and exhibit a higher sensitivity then Polycrystalline lead selenide (PbSe). The PbSe standard semiconductor detectors are designed to detect IR radiation between the 1 µm and 5.2 µm wavelength ranges.

  • Infrared (IR) Arrays For NIR Spectroscopy
    Infrared (IR) Arrays For NIR Spectroscopy

    LASER COMPONENTS offers a series of powerful IR arrays designed specifically for IR spectroscopy applications such as biomedical analysis. The IG22 array series consists of 256 rectangular pixels made of extended InGaAs with a TE2 cooler, and is manufactured with an element size of 30 µm x 250 µm, and a pitch of 50 µm.

  • Pyroelectric DLaTGS Detectors
    Pyroelectric DLaTGS Detectors

    LASER COMPONENTS offers Deuterated Lanthanum α Alanine doped TriGlycine Sulphate (DLaTGS) detectors that are ideally suited for FTIR applications. Designed with the highest possible performance and the most effective pyroelectric effects, these detectors can be produced with any configuration, including VM configurations and CM configurations.

  • Silicon Avalanche Photodiodes
    Silicon Avalanche Photodiodes

    The Silicon Avalanche Photodiodes (Si APDs) from LASER COMPONENTS are designed for operation in the wavelength range between 250 nm and 1100 nm. These Si APDs are ideal for the detection of extremely weak light intensities due to the avalanche effect on them.

  • Pulsed Laser Diodes At 905 nm
    Pulsed Laser Diodes At 905 nm

    LASER COMPONENTS designs and produces high power pulsed laser diodes (PLDs) at 905 nm with high reliability, and high temperature stability. Applications for these laser diodes include range finding, speed monitoring, laser radars, security scanners, and laser light curtains, as well as in test and measurement systems.

  • Pulsed Laser Diodes At 1550 nm
    Pulsed Laser Diodes At 1550 nm

    LASER COMPONENTS designs and produces PLDs at 1550 nm with high power levels up to 50 W. This wavelength cannot be detected by common night-vision goggles, making the PLDs ideal for military laser rangefinder and friend/foe identification applications.

  • Coated Laser Optics
    Coated Laser Optics

    LASER COMPONENTS designs and manufactures dielectric coatings for a wide range of laser optics applications. The laser optics provided by LASER COMPONENTS are mostly OEM products that meet the individual customer's specifications; the products include substrates and dielectric coatings. 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Laser Components USA, Inc.

116 South River Road, Building C

Bedford, NH 03110

UNITED STATES

Phone: 603 821 7040

Fax: 603 821 7041

Contact: Gary Hayes

FEATURED ARTICLES

  • Eye Surgery Using Excimer And Femtosecond Lasers
    Eye Surgery Using Excimer And Femtosecond Lasers

    In ophthalmology, lasers are used for refractive surgery to burn, cut, or remove objects to achieve optimal refractive power. This article discusses the use of excimer and/or femtosecond lasers in multiple types of operations to correct defective vision

  • Laser Optics Components Catalog
    Laser Optics Components Catalog

    LASER COMPONENTS manufactures individual optical components with high requirements in terms of substrate, coating, packaging, and documentation. Custom optics, even in small quantities, are also available for a variety of different applications. This catalog describes a small selection of the optical components available at LASER COMPONENTS.

  • PbSe Infrared Detectors: It's Easier To Make A Detector Noise Limited System Than You Think
    PbSe Infrared Detectors: It's Easier To Make A Detector Noise Limited System Than You Think

    The key to making an instrument detector noise limited instead of circuit noise limited is understanding the relationships between signal-to-noise ratio and bias voltage, and between optical frequency chopping and detector noise levels.

  • Choosing Laser Modules For Industrial Image Processing
    Choosing Laser Modules For Industrial Image Processing

    A light-cutting process is a technique used for measuring profiles, high differences, and geometries based on the principle of laser triangulation with a system consisting of a lighting source, a camera, and evaluation software. 

  • Understanding Noise In Pyroelectric IR Detectors
    Understanding Noise In Pyroelectric IR Detectors

    Since pyroelectric detectors are high output thermal devices, the noise output is typically the limiting item to their performance. This application note discusses the various sources of noise in these devices and how it can affect the performance in each application.

  • Understanding Silicon Avalanche Photodiodes
    Understanding Silicon Avalanche Photodiodes

    LASER COMPONENTS looks to provide background information on the multiplication process in Silicon used in the materials for fabrication of PIN and Avalanche Photodiodes (APDs) for visible and near IR applications. This application note presents approaches to designing APDs, as well as other helpful information on the use of APDs.

  • How Quantum Cryptography Works
    How Quantum Cryptography Works

    With ever increasing importance in data exchange and data security, cryptography, or the encoding of a message, becomes essential. A key must also be exchanged in order for the message to be decrypted. In order to protect the key exchange from being intercepted, quantum cryptography must be utilized.

FEATURED NEWS

  • MWIR Materials Research, Cascade Laser Developments, And Spectroscopy Techniques Presented At First IR WORKshop In North America
    MWIR Materials Research, Cascade Laser Developments, And Spectroscopy Techniques Presented At First IR WORKshop In North America

    LASER COMPONENTS USA, specialized provider of laser and optoelectronic components in the US and Canada, is proud to announce an impressive list of 40 speakers at the 4th International WORKshop on Infrared Technologies. Organized for the first time in the US, the event will take place at Arizona State University on November 8 – 9, 2017 in Tempe, AZ, USA.

  • High-Power NIR Laser Diodes For Gesture Control
    High-Power NIR Laser Diodes For Gesture Control

    LASER COMPONENTS USA, specialized provider of laser and optoelectronic components in the US and Canada, introduces the new ADL-83Y51TL laser diode, a high-performance, low-cost solution for any application that requires powerful NIR laser diodes with a longitudinal single-mode beam profile, such as camera-supported gesture control.

  • TEESS: Electronics And Software To Support Complex Controls
    TEESS: Electronics And Software To Support Complex Controls

    LASER COMPONENTS USA, specialized provider of laser and optoelectronic components in the US and Canada, introduces TEESS (TEmpe Electronics & Software Set), an electronic control module for its own IG series of complex IR sensor arrays.

  • New IR Catalog Release: Wide Range Of Infrared Components
    New IR Catalog Release: Wide Range Of Infrared Components

    LASER COMPONENTS has issued a new catalog covering its extensive portfolio of infrared components on more than 130 pages. Many of the products are manufactured at the company’s own sites in Arizona and Florida – including pyroelectric detectors, PbS and PbSe detectors, and most of all the highly successful (x)InGaAs photodiodes and sensor arrays. Other components are provided by renowned companies such as Alluxa, NOC, Xenics, and Helioworks.

  • New High Power, Low Risk Mode Strip-Assemblies
    New High Power, Low Risk Mode Strip-Assemblies

    LASER COMPONENTS introduced its first own ModeStrip assemblies at LASER World of PHOTONICS. This technology allows for effective transmission of high-power laser light through optical fibers. Cladding modes no longer pose any threat.

  • New Laser Modules For Machine Vision
    New Laser Modules For Machine Vision

    At LASER World of PHOTONIOCS 2017, LASER COMPONENTS will present a new generation of line laser modules for machine vision. The M18 threaded MV18 module is the latest addition to the successful MV series, while existing models like MVnano, MVpico and MVfemto have been re-engineered for better functionality and flexibility.

  • Pyroelectric Detectors With A Differential Amplifier
    Pyroelectric Detectors With A Differential Amplifier

    LASER COMPONENTS introduces a new and improved pyroelectric detector, the LD2100 series, with differential outputs.

  • HEDS – High Efficiency Double Spot Beam Splitter: DOEs For Demanding And Sensitive Applications
    HEDS – High Efficiency Double Spot Beam Splitter: DOEs For Demanding And Sensitive Applications

    LASER COMPONENTS is proud to introduce another groundbreaking Holo/OR product. Thanks to its innovative design, the HEDS (High Efficiency Double Spot) offers unprecedented 97% efficiency – resulting in more than 48% with each beam.

  • FLEXPOINT® Mini Now Available At 520 nm
    FLEXPOINT® Mini Now Available At 520 nm

    LASER COMPONENTS is proud to announce the popular FLEXPOINT® Mini laser diode module now available in 520 nm. The optical power can be set to any value between 0.4 - 5 mW, and depending on the chosen optical power, the laser safety level will be either class 1, 2, or 3R.

  • Five New Bandpass Filters For Pyroelectric Detectors
    Five New Bandpass Filters For Pyroelectric Detectors

    LASER COMPONENTS introduces five new bandpass filters for pyroelectric detectors, increasing the number of standard filters available to an outstanding seventeen versions. The new filters include reference filters (B) and filters for the detection of CO2 (A), water vapor (M), methane (S), and alcohol (O), and are either mounted directly inside the fixed cap of the detector or available as a separate cap, which is then mounted to an existing pyroelectric detector.

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