Coherent Inc. announces new, higher power, higher brightness 780-830 nm and 975 nm diode laser components for industrial applications. Leveraging Coherent's vertically integrated semiconductor manufacturing line, these products reportedly achieve new benchmarks in performance while ensuring the superior batch-to-batch consistency and overall quality that is demanded by industrial OEMs.
At 780-830 nm, Coherent's proprietary AAA technology has been extended to include 60W and 80W low fill factor bars, as well as a new 70W 800 µm-core fiber array package (FAP), all qualified to more than 20k hours lifetime. At 975nm, Coherent offers new high-efficiency 60W, 100W, and 150W low fill factor bars, also qualified to more than 20k hours lifetime.
At both wavelengths, these low fill factor bars are ideal for fiber coupling and optical beam combining, enabling high-brightness beam delivery for applications such as the pumping of solid state and fiber lasers, as well as direct diode materials processing, including metal welding, cladding and heat treating.