SOURCE: Alfalight, Inc.

Alfalight, Inc.

January 19, 2010 00:01 ET

Alfalight Extends 808 nm Laser Diode Lineup With Higher Brightness 3.5 W 6-pin Series

Also Announces New 879 nm and 793 nm Laser Diode Products With Wavelength Stabilization Technology for Higher Output Without Compromising Industry's Best Reliability

MADISON, WI--(Marketwire - January 19, 2010) - Alfalight, Inc., a leading supplier of highly-efficient, high-power laser diodes, announced today the availability of the 808C laser diode series of 3.5 W, 808 nm devices in a 6-pin package with a 105 µm/0.15 NA output fiber. The new devices extend Alfalight's 808 nm offering with a 40% increase in output power while maintaining an unrivaled lifetime of 20,000 hours. The series includes a 3 W version integrating Alfalight's proven Wavelength Stabilization Technology (WST), which offers 0.07 nm/°C wavelength stability -- a factor of five more stable over temperature than standard semiconductor lasers. WST eliminates the need for precise temperature control for solid-state laser pumping and other spectrum-sensitive applications. The company also announced additional new WST products at other increasingly important wavelengths, including a 30 W, 879 nm combined power module (CPM III) with 685 µm/0.22NA output fiber connector; and a 5 W, 793 nm 6-pin laser with 200 µm/0.15NA fiber. The new products will be on display at Photonics West (Alfalight booth 2038), January 26-28.

Alfalight is at Photonics West 2010 in San Francisco, January 26-28:

--  Poster Session: "High Brightness 975 nm Surface-emitting Distributed
    Feedback (SE-DFB) Laser and Arrays," Paper 7583-54, Tuesday, January 26,
    6:00 p.m. session, Manoj Kanskar, et al
--  Visit Booth 2038, Moscone Center South Hall

"Alfalight offers a significant increase in output power at 808 nm with no compromise on our proven reliability standards," said Ron Bechtold, vice president, sales and marketing at Alfalight. "Across the board, we continue to support customer needs with the timely development and manufacture of cost-competitive, robust and high-brightness diode laser systems that benefit fiber lasers, solid state lasers and direct diode applications."

Product Details

XM6-808C-10-353     3.5 W 808 nm 6-pin laser, 105 µm/0.15NA fiber

XM6-808C-10-301     3 W 808 nm 6-pin laser, WST, 105 µm/0.15NA fiber

XC3-879CW-38-301    30 W 879 nm combined power module,
                    WST, 685 µm/0.22NA fiber

XM6-793CW-60-501    5 W 793 nm 6-pin laser, WST, 200 µm/0.15NA fiber

For pricing and information about Alfalight's high-power laser diode pump sources, please contact Francois Brunet, or +1-608-240-4878.

About Alfalight

Alfalight, Inc., based in Madison, Wisconsin, is a market-proven developer and manufacturer of highly efficient and reliable high-power diode lasers for industrial, defense, and telecommunications markets. The company's advanced Aluminum-Free Active region (ALFA) diode lasers and Wavelength Stabilization Technology (WST) enable industry-leading efficiency, reliability, power and brightness. Alfalight's exclusive technology portfolio includes patents applicable to high-power narrow-spectrum lasers, single-mode lasers, and short-wavelength lasers. Alfalight's current high-power diode laser product line features chips on carrier, fiber-coupled single emitters and combined power modules. For more information, visit

The name Alfalight and the Alfalight logo are both registered trademarks of Alfalight, Inc.

Contact Information

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