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Custom ceramic microchannel-cooled array for high-power fiber-coupled application

A low-SWaP (Size, Weight and Power) diode array has been developed for a high-power fiber-coupled application.  High efficiency (~65%) diodes enable high optical powers...

All diode-pumped 4 Joule 527 nm Nd:YLF laser for pumping Ti:Sapphire lasers

A new generation of diode-pumped solid-state lasers has been developed that enables ultra-stable Ti:Sapphire pumping at high energies. We report an injection-seeded, all diode-pumped...

Green Pump Lasers for Ultrafast Amplifiers

Ti:sapphire lasers have become prominent in the field of ultrafast oscillators and amplifiers due to their broad emission bandwidth and the ability to minimize...

6 Joule Nd:YLF Laser Amplifier

Cutting Edge Optronics (CEO Laser) recently manufactured the largest, commercially available, diode pumped Nd:YLF laser amplifier in the world. This PowerPULSE series laser amplifier...

Ti:Sapphire Laser Overview

Ti:Sapphire lasers have become prominent in the field of ultrafast lasers and oscillators due to their broad emission bandwidth and the ability to minimize...

Pump Lasers for Ultrafast Amplifiers

Ti:sapphire lasers have become prominent in the field of ultrafast lasers and oscillators due to their broad emission bandwidth and the ability to minimize...

HDS laser diode packaging increases power density by 2.5X

Cutting Edge Optronics has developed a laser diode array package with  minimal bar-to-bar spacing. These High Density Stack (HDS) packages allow for a power...

Reliability of High-Power QCW Arrays

Cutting Edge Optronics has developed a family of arrays for high-power QCW operation. These arrays are built using CTE-matched heat sinks and hard solder...

Laser Pulse Train Amplification with PowerPULSE Amplifiers

High peak power optical pulses are very desirable in industrial, scientific, and military applications. However, maximum peak powers are limited by the damage threshold...

kW-Class, Wavelength-Stabilized Laser Diode Arrays

Numerous laser media exist with absorption peaks that are too narrow to make use of standard laser diode pump arrays with emission widths of...

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