26 April 2013
Somerset, New Jersey, 26 April 2013. - OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of innovative fiber laser components, today announced the launch of its new laser cavities that are scalable from 500W to Multi-kW for fiber laser applications.
“We are now offering our customers two types of single-laser cavities: one presently rated at 500W and the other targeted for 1kW” said Michael Fortin, Vice President of Marketing and Sales at OFS. “These two new products are compatible with OFS’ reliable and high performance TrueM2™ Beam Combiners that have the capability to combine multiple laser cavities.”
The TrueMode™-15 laser cavity is designed to be used with up to a maximum of 36 pump laser diode inputs, within a typical 0.15 NA and is commercially available now. Certification testing at higher powers is underway.
The TrueMode™-22 laser cavity is designed to be used with up to a maximum of 18 pump laser diode inputs, within a typical 0.22 NA. “Prototypes are available now for testing by our customers at 1kW and beyond” Fortin added.
OFS will have its technical staff available at the Laser World of Photonics beginning 13 May in Munich to discuss these new products. “We are excited about this product launch and look forward to meeting with our customers in Munich to provide them more information on how our new solutions can assist them with their fiber laser designs” concluded JoAnn Coyne, General Manager at OFS.
OFS is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and provider of optical fiber, optical fiber cable, connectivity, FTTX and specialty photonics solutions. Our marketing, sales, manufacturing and research teams provide forward-looking, innovative products and solutions in areas including Telecommunications, Medicine, Industrial Automation, Sensing, Government, Aerospace and Defense applications. We provide reliable, cost effective optical solutions to enable our customers to meet the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s digital and energy consumers and businesses.
OFS’ corporate lineage dates back to 1876 and includes technology powerhouses such as AT&T and Lucent Technologies. Today, OFS is owned by Furukawa Electric, a multi-billion dollar global leader in optical communications.
Headquartered in Norcross (near Atlanta) Georgia, U.S., OFS is a global provider with facilities in China, Denmark, Germany, Russia, and the United States.
For more information, please visit www.specialtyphotonics.com