to a variety of applications
. The devices are cost-effective pump sources
for laser pumping
(such as fiber laser pumping
). They can also be excellent beam sources for material processing
and medical applications
. Due to the high brightness, the devices have been shown to be effective in direct laser applications
such as metal cutting
and silicon wafer treatment
. Together with a focusing lens
, some laser modules
can easily achieve a beam spot with a power density over 4MW/cm2
. Models are now available in a variety of wavelengths ranging from 780nm-1530nm. Although the standard modules are built with a single wavelength, multiple wavelengths can be combined.
One of the unique characteristics of Apollo Instruments' fiber-coupled devices
is that all the output is emitted from the fiber core. There is no cladding mode.