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laser pump

(1) A laser used as the pump for an optical amplifier or other laser. Typically known as a "pump laser." See EDFA and laser.

(2) The part of a laser that excites the atoms in the laser medium. See laser.
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Shifting demands for next-generation optical data storage formats and solid state laser pumping have propelled the laser diode market to make a big impact on the medium and long terms, according to the analyst of the study.
In addition to uniquely addressing the $100M laser pumping market with our internal grating laser products, we are thrilled with the recent contract and the introduction of our technology as a direct diode high precision optical sensing laser for the enormous metrology market in defense, homeland security, and industry," Paul Rudy, Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Quintessence, commented.
The increased power output of the Bookham pump module enables customers to generate greater power levels for fiber laser pumping with fewer modules, allowing for more compact pump configurations, greater pump block efficiency and simplification of packaging.
It is the ideal optical engine to power laser applications that include fiber and DPSS laser pumping, laser soldering, marking, and welding.
Diode lasers are designed for use in a broad range of industrial, medical and dental applications, including fiber laser pumping, material processing, and dental soft tissue surgery.
Star's stacking capabilities will broaden Coherent's laser diode markets to other medical applications, to material processing such as soldering, welding and thermal treating, laser pumping, and illuminators.
Star's stacking capabilities will broaden Coherent's applications in a variety of other medical fields and material processing such as soldering, welding and thermal treating, laser pumping, and illuminators.
a leading provider of optical components, modules and subsystems, is to launch a fully qualified, ultra-high power, un-cooled multimode laser module for fiber laser pumping at LASER 2007 in Munich next week.
Our patent describes a new type of laser pumping which enables all the benefits of traditional end-pumped lasers without violating prior patents, and enables a compact construction comprising fewer optical elements, simpler assembly, and lower cost than other methods used by our competitors.
Applications Established Global Markets Laser Pumping -- Fiber Laser Pumping -- Solid State Pumping Materials Processing -- Plastics -- Cutting -- Welding -- Soldering -- Surface Hardening -- Marking Medical -- Therapeutic -- Dermatology -- Ophthalmology -- Dental -- Laser Pumping Printing -- Computer to Plate Emerging Market Opportunities Defense -- Counter Measures -- Target Designation -- Ordinance Initiation -- High Energy Missile Defense -- Free Space Communications -- Bio-Chemical Detection -- Illumination -- Range Finding -- Remote Sensing -- Light Detection and Ranging -- Laser Pumping Scientific -- Raman Spectroscopy -- Enhanced MRI -- Atomic Physics Display -- Digital Projection -- Home -- Flexography -- Marketing and Tracking -- Theater Recent Milestones
a leading provider of optical components, modules and subsystems, is to launch a fully qualified, high power, un-cooled multimode pump laser module for industrial applications such as fiber laser pumping, at Photonics West later this month.
Tutcore," said Couillaud, "is a strategic component in our move to become the leading supplier of high quality laser diodes for telecommunications, materials processing, printing, medical and solid-state laser pumping applications.