Coherent Inc. Articles
Metal 3D printing capabilities improved for the dental industry
Coherent is acutely aware of the interdependence of hardware and software to achieve maximum productivity and streamline workflows in production environments. The company’s metal 3D printing / additive manufacturing platform Coherent CREATOR has been successfully received by industry since its introduction in 2016, with increasing uptake across many industry sectors.
Coherent 532 nm, Low-Noise Pump Lasers Now Exceed 18 Watts
Coherent Inc has launched several higher power versions of their Verdi G series of 532 nm, scientific-grade lasers based on the company’s unique optically pumped semiconductor laser (OPSL) technology.
New Remote Integrates Up to Six OBIS Lasers
Coherent, Inc has expanded the company’s OBIS family of plug-and-play smart laser modules and accessories by introducing the OBIS 6-Laser Remote that integrates the power supply and control of up to six separate lasers in a standalone (i.e., CDRH compliant) format. This new accessory is the same compact size (105 x 68 x 36 mm) as the existing OBIS single laser remote. The OBIS 6-Laser Remote not only integrates operation of multiple lasers, i...
Laser Features Superior Output for FBG Writing
The new BraggStar M from Coherent, Inc delivers high pulse energy and superior spatial coherence for fiber Bragg grating (FBG) writing. High pulse energy is a critical advantage in some FBG writing applications, and high spatial coherence is always beneficial since it enables creation of FBGs with higher contrast and/or longer length. And because it can be operated at repetition rates of up to 100 Hz, the BraggStar M supports high throughput pr...
Coherent Launches Turnkey Ultrafast Seed Laser
The new Vitara-S from Coherent Inc is a hands-free, integrated ultrafast oscillator primarily designed to seed Titanium:Sapphire (Ti:S) amplifiers. The new member of the Vitara family uses the same state-of-the-art technology as other Vitara products and delivers the same superior beam quality and power stability operating with a fixed bandwidth of > 70 nm centered at 800 nm. The compact laser head incorporates one of Coherent’s unique Optica...
Coherent Launches Higher Power UV Ultrafast Laser for Industrial Applications
Coherent, Inc has expanded their family of industrial ultrafast lasers with the Talisker 500, which delivers over 10 Watts of ultraviolet output at 355 nm, 15 Watts of green output at 532 nm or 25 Watts of infrared output at 1064 nm. This next generation Talisker laser also increases repetition rate to 500 kHz enabling even higher throughput rates than earlier models. The combination of short (10 ps) pulse duration and flexible wavelength optio...
Paladin Laser Enables Higher Throughput Digital Patterning of Any Layer HDI PCBs used in Smart Phones and Tablets PCs
Coherent Inc has introduced a new, higher power Paladin laser designed for high-throughput Laser Direct Imaging (LDI) and other advanced microelectronics applications. The new Paladin Advanced 355 24000 is a mode-locked, diode-pumped, solid-state laser that delivers over 24W (at 80 MHz) of output power at 355 nm. The Paladin family of lasers have an enviable reputation for superior reliability and performance and this new model continues that tr...
Coherent Launches Long-life Fiber-Pigtailed OBIS Lasers
Coherent Inc has expanded its OBIS family of plug-and-play smart laser modules with a new fiber-pigtailed (FP) option at several wavelengths (e.g. 405 nm, 488 nm, 640 nm). Specifically, these OBIS FP lasers are offered with 1 meter of single-mode, polarization preserving fiber, terminating in a standard FC/APC connector, thus simplifying their integration into OEM instruments. In addition to the inherent ease of use advantages of this compact, ...
Coherent Launches First Orange OPSLs for Life Sciences
A new series of Sapphire lasers from Coherent,Inc offer orange output which is particularly well matched for exciting a number of fluorescent dyes used in bioimaging. Specifically, the new Sapphire models deliver 20 mW, 50 mW, 75 mW or 100 mW at 588 nm. And, because they utilize Coherent’s unique optically pumped semiconductor laser (OPSL) technology, these new Sapphire 588 LP lasers offer superior performance and reliability characteristics ...
Coherent Introduces Highest Pulse Energy Ultrafast Amplifier System
Coherent, Inc has expanded the company’s family of Legend ultrafast amplifiers with the launch of the Legend Duo HE+ which delivers over 12 mJ/pulse at 1 kHz repetition rate – by far the highest energy per pulse of any thermoelectrically cooled commercial ultrafast amplifier at this repetition rate. Avoiding the use of cryogenic cooling simplifies operation and maintenance, resulting in lower cost of ownership and higher uptime. In addition...
Coherent Introduces High Power Single Frequency OPSLs
Two new Verdi G lasers from Coherent Inc are the first of this product family to offer single longitudinal mode (SLM) output. Specifically, the new Verdi G SLM-Series deliver a linewidth of < 5 MHz, which corresponds to a coherence length of tens of meters. They are offered with a choice of 2 and 5 Watts of output power at 532 nm, with SLM output expected at other wavelengths soon.
Coherent Adds New Wavelengths to OBIS Plug-and-Play Product Line
Coherent Inc has added two new wavelengths - 514 nm and 552 nm - to their OBIS family of plug-and-play smart laser modules. The OBIS 514 LS and the OBIS 552 LS are now available with output powers of 20 milliwatts, and offer an optimum combination of superior beam quality (diffraction limited TEM00 beam, divergence < 1.2 mrad, pointing stability < 30µrad/ ± 30C), power stability (< 2% over 8 hours ± 30C) and low noise (rms ≤ 0.25% at 20...
Class Portfolio of Laser Sources at Fabtech 2011
Coherent Inc. showcased it’s new kilowatt class portfolio of laser sources at the Fabtech 2011 trade show held this week in Chicago, IL. The company updated its three-pronged kilowatt class strategy addressing the high power materials processing market, which includes cutting, welding, cladding and heat treating applications.
Coherent Launches First Widely Tunable Short-Pulse Laser
The new Vitara from Coherent Inc. is the first widely tunable, ultrafast laser to deliver pulsewidths shorter than 12 fs, while also offering true hands-free and fully automated operation. This includes automated wavelength tuning over a wide (755 nm to 860 nm) range and push-button bandwidth adjustment from 30 nm to 125 nm. The output power of Vitara peaks at over 450 mW due to the fully integrated and compact Verdi G 5W pump laser based on Cohe...
2 kW to 8 kW Direct Diode laser power with flexible beam shape, ideal for heat treating, cladding and welding applications.
Coherent's next generation direct diode laser series, its HighLight D-Series, delivers both high power and an increased range of smart output beam shapes, making it the ideal source for heat treating, cladding, and welding applications-all at faster speeds, greater deposition rates and larger areas.
New OPO Extends and Simplifies Tuning of Ultrafast Laser Pulses
The latest Chameleon OPO from Coherent Inc., the Chameleon Compact OPO-Vis, includes an optional fully integrated second harmonic (SHG) accessory that provides automated frequency doubling of the OPO and the Chameleon laser output.
New VYPER Series KW Class Excimer Lasers and LineBeam Optics Enable Next Generation AMLCD & AMOLED Display Mass Production
Coherent Inc. has introduced the VYPER, a novel excimer laser annealing (ELA) system which enables volume production of low temperature poly-silicon (LTPS) for next generation flat panel displays. In particular, LTPS is the key component for energy efficient and light weight liquid crystal displays (LCD) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays for smart phones and tablet-PCs.
New Diode Laser Systems for Materials Processing Include Highest Power Yet Available
The HighLight D-Series, a new range of diode laser systems from Coherent, Inc. delivers both high power and an increased range of “smart” output beam shapes. In particular, the HighLight 8000D, with output power of 8 kW, is the most powerful, industrial, direct diode laser system currently available with free space beam delivery.
Coherent Introduces High Performance, CW, DPSS Laser
Coherent, Inc. has expanded its highly successful MATRIX™ series of diode-pumped, solid-state lasers with a new model that delivers 10W of continuous wave power at 1064 nm
Coherent Launches Sapphire SF – Ultra Narrow Linewidth OPSLs at 488 nm and 532 nm
Coherent, Inc. has expanded their Sapphire™ line of compact, CW, visible lasers with several ultra-narrow linewidth models.