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Laser Fundamentals Short Course

Here at RPMC Lasers, we understand the importance of continuing education and professional development.  Over the past few months, we have been making an effort to do our part to help you enhance your laser knowledge base, starting with the...

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High Power Diode Lasers for Cladding

Continuing with our recent theme of application for laser diode bars and stacks, in this post we will take a look at laser cladding.  If you haven't already read our previous post titled "Understanding Laser Diode Arrays," or have a basic...

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High Power Diode Lasers for Welding

In a one of last weeks post titled "Understanding Laser Diode Arrays," we examined how laser diode bars and stacks can be used to generate extremely high-powered direct diode laser sources.  In this post, we will look at how these lasers can be used...

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Lasers for Active Night Vision Imaging

Two weeks ago we published a blog post looking at time-of-flight (TOF) laser radar, now in this post, we are going to a look at what happens when you combine this technique with near-infrared (NIR) imaging in order to do active night vision imaging. ...

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Understanding Laser Diode Arrays

At RPMC we offer one of the widest ranges of laser diodes on the market, and if you have been following us for some time now we often mention that we offer both single emitters and arrays (bars).  In this blog post we are going to take a look at...

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Gallium Nitride (GaN) Laser Diodes

Once thought to be impossible, blue, green and UV laser diodes have now become commonplace.  These lasers are being used in a wide range of applications from blue-ray players to commercial lighting & displays to copper welding.  In this post, we are...

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Multi-Mode vs Single-Mode Lasers for Raman Spectroscopy

Raman spectroscopy is one of the fastest growing and most diverse applications in all of laser spectroscopy.  As a result, it can be rather challenging at times to sift through the wide-ranging laser options all being marketed for Raman spectroscopy. ...

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Jenoptik Announces Major Investment in Production Capability

Jenoptik, a leading supplier of high power laser diodes, out of Berlin, Germany has just announced major investments focused on increasing production capacity, yield rate, and quality.   Here at RPMC Lasers, we are excited to hear that this...

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Microchip Lasers for Time-of-Flight Lidar

Laser Radar often referred to as LIDAR (LIght Detection And Ranging) or LADAR (LAser Detection And Ranging), has been one of the fastest growing applications in photonics over the last decade.  Just like in traditional radar, lidar has a wide variety...

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Single Frequency Laser Diodes for Gas Sensing

  Single frequency lasers have long been the cornerstone of standoff gas detection, particularly in both traditional LIDAR (Light Ranging and Detection), DIAL (Differential Absorption LIDAR), and TDLAS (Tunable Diode Laser Absorption Spectroscopy). ...

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RPMC Lasers at  SPIE Optics & Photonics

SPIE Optics & Photonics is "the premier event for optical engineering and applications, nanotechnology, quantum science, and organic photonics," and we are excited to be exhibiting once again this year August 21-23 in San Diego, CA.  If you’re...

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New White Paper on Two-Photon Microscopy

At RPMC we are focused on providing you with the most up to date information on lasers and laser applications.  In this vein, we are excited to announce the release of our newest white paper focused on two-photon microscopy titled "How Mode-Locked...

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Exclusive global distribution renewed

Here at RPMC Lasers we are excited to announce the renewal of our exclusive worldwide distribution relationship with LDX Optronics.  LDX Optronics are specialists in high power diode lasers, and for over 20 years we have worked together to provide...

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Pulsed Lasers

Pulsed lasers refer to any laser not classified as a continuous wave.  The optical power appears in pulses of some duration and at some repetition rate. Pulsed lasers have a gain medium that is typically optically pumped using either a flashlamp or...

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Direct Laser Diode System

 A complete, turn-key direct laser diode system suitable for many welding and cladding applications.  These award winning products based on a multiple single emitter design and fused fiber combining, are available in the following configurations: ...

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Nanosecond Lasers for Material Processing

SOL is a compact industrial Q-switched DPSS nanosecond laser available from 4 – 40W at 1064nm and the harmonics thereof (up to 20W at 532nm). These air-cooled DPSS nanosecond lasers are offered in a rugged and lightweight housing with integrated...

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Laser Diodes and VCSELS Differences

  Laser diodes and VCELS are semiconductor lasers,  the simplest form of Solid State Lasers.  Laser diodes are commonly referred to as edge emitting laser diodes because the laser light is emitted from the edge of the substrate. The light emitting...

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Compact Fiber Lasers

Compact Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers Established in 1997, BKtel is a world-leading supplier for 1.0um and 1.5um compact pulsed and CW fiber lasers and amplifiers.  These products have found homes in a variety of applications such as LIDAR, range...

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High Power Laser Diodes

High Power laser diodes (multimode laser diodes) have an enlarged emitter that allows higher power than single mode laser diodes.  The output power varies depending on the wavelength needed.  Laser diodes are available in wavelengths from the UV (~370...

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CW Lasers

 Overview of CW Lasers and Modules

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Laser Diode

  A laser diode or semiconductor laser is the simplest form of Solid State Laser.  Laser diodes are commonly referred to as edge emitting laser diodes, because the laser light is emitted from the edge of the substrate. The light emitting region of the...

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Fiber Lasers for LIDAR

LIDAR lasers are commonly used to make high resolution maps in geography, forestry, archaeology plus many other fields.  They are also used to control autonomous cars.  LIDAR is also called laser scanning or 3D scanning.  LIDAR is an optical remote...

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Stabilized Laser Diode Module

  785nm SLM Diode Laser The LBX-S line of laser diode modules is an integrated platform for Volume Bragg Grating stabilized laser diodes. These modules deliver an ultra narrow linewidth thanks to their excellent temperature stability and low noise...

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Fiber Coupled Laser Diodes

  RPMC Lasers offer one of the widest wavelength selections of Fiber Coupled Laser Diodes available. Our fiber coupled Diode Laser products include  single mode fiber coupled laser diodes, multimode single emitter and multi-emitter fiber coupled...

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Stabilized Laser Diode Module

OXXIUS’ monofrequency (or SLM) laser sources are designed with an emphasis on their stability: No mode-hop during operation and power adjustments, Frequency stability against temperature variations, No frequency drift in between on/off cycles,...

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