Laser News

  1. Coherent’s New Generation Of High Power, Industrial, Picosecond Lasers
    4/15/2016

    Coherent offers a new generation of industrial picosecond lasers featuring high performance and exceptional reliability in a lower cost platform to make a wide range of precision materials processing economically viable.  The HyperRapid NX product range includes 1064 nm output models with pulse energies as high as 250 μJ (typically with 10 ps pulse duration), at repetition rates up to 2 MHz.

  2. New Laser System Captures Two Types Of Microscopy Images With One Light Source
    4/13/2016

    Researchers have designed a simple new laser system that allows the acquisition of two types of microscopy images with a single light source.

  3. New Green Nanosecond Lasers Increase Materials Processing Throughput
    3/24/2016

    Coherent, Inc. recently announced the expansion of their AVIA family of lasers with new, green output models that offer an unmatched combination of power, reliability, and compact size for a range of precision materials processing applications. The new AVIA NX products are q-switched, diode-pumped, solid-state lasers that deliver up to 65W of average power at 532 nm from a laser head that measures less than two feet (587 mm) in length. 

  4. Xenics USA And Laser Components USA Have Signed Exclusive Distribution Agreement In North America
    3/17/2016

    Xenics USA, Inc., Xenics North and Latin American office, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Laser Components’ North American sales, marketing and distribution office. With this new agreement, Laser Components USA, Inc. will become the partner to sell and market Xenics in-house developed SWIR line-scan imagers with rectangular pixels. The agreement was jointly signed on February 12, 2016 at the Photonics West Trade show held in San Francisco.

  5. Excelitas Sensors And Custom Delivery Contribute To LIGO Scientific Collaboration To Detect Gravitational Waves
    3/17/2016

    Excelitas Technologies® Corp. recently announced that its photodiode technology was used in the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) discovery that recently confirmed yet another prediction of Einstein’s general theory of relativity. The Excelitas YAG-444AH Silicon PIN Photodiode monitored YAG wavelength laser beam quality. The Excelitas’ C30665GH InGaAs PIN Photodiode detected the effect of gravitational waves after they traveled through the interferometers’ 4km-long arms.

  6. New Diode Lasers Offer Higher Performance For Surgical And Aesthetic Medical Procedures
    12/10/2015

    Coherent Inc. released new high performance diode lasers at 1060 nm and 1470 nm for surgical and aesthetic medical procedures. These products are designed to achieve new benchmarks in performance while ensuring superior batch-to-batch consistency and overall quality.

  7. Laser Spectrometer Detects Diseases From Your Breath
    7/8/2015

    Photonics researchers at the University of Adelaide are developing an instrument that works like an 'optical dog's nose', quickly and accurately detecting molecules in gas samples for medical and industrial applications.

  8. UAH Professor’s Laser Space Energy System Generates a Patent
    6/8/2015

    A space-based system that relies on lasers to generate and deliver energy to spacecraft has won a University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) professor a U.S. patent and could become a first-line defense against asteroids on a collision course with Earth.

  9. Spectra-Physics Introduces Industry’s Highest Energy, One-Box Ultrafast Amplifiers
    5/12/2015

    New Solstice Ace delivers >7 mJ energy and >8 W power with ultrashort <35 fs pulses, perfect for multidimensional spectroscopy and other advanced research applications.

  10. New Visible Blue Diode Laser System
    3/10/2015

    DILAS, the diode laser company now offers a diode laser system in visible blue wavelength at 450nm suitable for a range of applications in illumination and materials processing.