Monthly Archives: March 2022

Superlum Introduces Fiber-Coupled SOA Modules

Superlum Diodes introduces a new family of products, fiber-coupled Semiconductor Optical Gain and Amplifier modules: Broadband gain modules based on double path SLD gain chips (similar to AR/HR coated laser diode gain chips): SOA-371. Gain modules at 810 – 880 nm for external cavity/tunable lasers SOA-481. Gain modules at 930 – 990 nm for external cavity/tunable lasers SOA-521. Gain modules at 960 – 1080 nm for external … Continue reading

March 31, 2022 Blog, Light Sources, Superlum Diodes

Detecting Hot Spots with a Light Touch

Distributed temperature sensing (DTS) is a great technology for monitoring temperature profiles in structures sensitive to material bulk and/or electrical fields, such as aircraft wings or high-energy particle detectors. Read the results of this latest collaboration between ID Quantique (IDQ) and HEPIA, a photon-counting Raman-based OTDR scheme. In this work, an arrangement of ultra-precise ID281 … Continue reading

March 30, 2022 Blog, Detectors, ID Quantique

Optics for Ultrafast Lasers

As a leading manufacturer of optical components for high laser-induced damage threshold (LIDT) and ultrafast pulse laser applications, Manx Precision Optics (MPO) constantly expands their product range to offer customers the latest, state-of-the-art components. The research and development staff are constantly pushing the boundaries on optical coating performance to provide innovative solutions for our customers … Continue reading

March 24, 2022 Blog, Manx Precision Optics (MPO), Optics