Disclaimer:

    The views, information, or opinions expressed in the Industry News RSS feed belong solely to the author and do not necessarily represent those of IDEX Health & Science and its employees.

    Ultrafast Fiber Laser Delivers High Power, Exceptional Beam Quality

    Article obtained from Photonics RSS Feed.

    A research group at Friedrich Schiller University of Jena in Germany developed an ultrafast fiber laser capable of delivering an average power that is more than 10× that of existing high-powered lasers. The technology aims to improve both speed and efficiency of industrial-scale materials processing.

    Michael Muller, from Friedrich Schiller University’s Institute of Applied Optics and the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering, introduced the laser at the OSA Laser Congress on Oct. 13.

    The new laser externally combines the output of 12 laser amplifiers, rising above limitations caused by the fact that, in the process of light emission, lasers also generate waste heat. Fibers, which…

    READ MORE
    Oct, 14 2020 |

    IDEX Health & Science is the global authority in fluidics and optics, bringing to life advanced optofluidic technologies with our products, people, and engineering expertise. Intelligent solutions for life.