laser pump


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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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The new Alfalight 915 nm 10 W laser pump diodes are available in a 6-pin industrial grade package.
This product complements our diode laser pump product line, and by delivering more power than conventional semiconductor seed lasers available today, it reduces the need for expensive and bulky amplifying stages in high power laser systems.
The fiber coupled version is built on the proven Oclaro platform for single emitter fiber laser pump modules, enabling high volume, scalable, and cost-effective manufacturing.
The new product is built on the proven Bookham platform for single emitter fiber laser pump modules, enabling high volume, cost-effective manufacturing.
Its compact design reduces the footprint of fiber laser pump stages.
A better cost-for-performance amplifier is the result--one that can amplify, as an example, more than 8-channels at 10 Gb/s over the entire C-band without the high price that accompanies Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifiers (EDFAs), and without the need for expensive gain flattening filters, laser pump hardware or transient control circuitry.
Independent Provider of High-Power Laser Pump Modules
By offering an unparalleled combination of brightness, high-power and cost-savings in our laser diode bars, we believe our customers will deliver a new generation of advanced direct diode systems, fiber laser pumps and medical products.