Tampere, Finland & San Jose, CA, May 19th 2011 – Modulight announced today the expansion of FiberLight product family by addition of multi-chip red laser modules for industrial, display and medical applications. The released products fill in the gap between the butterfly packaged single emitters and fiber coupled laser arrays already represented in FiberLight family. The laser modules can host up to 4 laser diodes which are coupled to a single 200 μm core fiber with NA=0.22 and terminated with a standard SMA-905 connector. A typical configuration includes a thermistor and a TEC-element for temperature control and a photodiode for power monitoring
At the moment, the following wavelengths and power levels are available as standard multi-chip laser module products:
“Single-emitter approach is beneficial compared to array approach in terms of better heat management, higher power per emitter, and better brightness. In addition, the laser diodes are wired in series leading to a low operation current, which is often beneficial from the system design point of view”, comments Dr. Tommi Hakulinen, product engineer responsible for Modulight’s fiber coupled products.
About Modulight, Inc.
Modulight, Inc. provides value-added solutions to optical applications for industrial, communication, medical, space, and defense industries. Modulight products include various types of lasers from visible to infrared wavelengths with output power levels from milliwats to over hundreds of watts. Modulight provides also laser solutions from design and manufacturing of laser diodes to OEM-based optical sub-systems and turnkey laser systems. Modulight owns and operates a semiconductor fab in Tampere, Finland and has fully owned subsidiary Modulight USA located in San Jose, California.
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