Q-Switched DPSS Laser outputs more than 11 W at 532 nm.
January 19, 2011 -
Combining head and power supply in single package, Mosaic(TM) 532-11 integrates into machine tools and onto gantry systems. Unit has short pulse widths of less than 15 ns and can operate at high repetition rates while minimizing undesirable thermal effects. Featuring near- and far-field beam-pointing stability as well as pulse-to-pulse stability, laser is suited for microelectronics and photovoltaics manufacturing as well as other processes that require 24/7 operation.
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Spectra-Physics® Introduces Reliable Low Cost 532 nm Industrial Laser
o New all-in-one Q-switched DPSS laser outputs >11W at 532 nm
Santa Clara, CA - Spectra-Physics®, a Newport Corporation Brand, introduces the Mosaic(TM) 532-11, a new product platform in the Q-switched diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) industrial laser family. The new, all-in-one laser combines head and power supply into a single package, making it easy to integrate into machine tools and onto gantry systems.
The Mosaic 532-11 laser has short pulse widths (<15 ns), high peak power, and can operate at high repetition rates, resulting in higher throughput, while minimizing undesirable thermal effects. Mosaic lasers feature superior near- and far-field beam-pointing stability and excellent pulse-to-pulse stability for consistent processing results and higher yields.
Reliable, highly efficient, and cost-effective, the new Mosaic laser platform is ideal for microelectronics and photovoltaics (PV) manufacturing and other demanding processes that require 24/7 operation. Microelectronics applications include de-paneling or singulating printed circuit boards (PCBs), structuring and ablating materials on PCBs, scribing ceramics, and de-flashing electronic package leads. Key photovoltaic applications include edge isolation of crystalline silicon wafers and scribing P2 and P3 layers on thin film solar panels.
"In addition to excellent performance, the Mosaic 532-11 is also an excellent value," says Tim Edwards, senior marketing manager at Spectra-Physics. "The photovoltaic and microelectronics industries are demanding higher throughput and lower cost laser processing solutions to enable new applications and opportunities. We've combined our reliability expertise, application knowledge, and proprietary technologies to develop the Mosaic, a high uptime laser at a fraction of the cost."
Spectra-Physics will premier the mid-power Mosaic 532 -11 Q-switched industrial laser during SPIE's Photonics West, January 25-27, 2011, at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA. Please visit Newport's South Hall booth #1301 for a demonstration. For more information on the new Mosaic 532-11 laser, go to www.newport.com/mosaic.
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Newport Corporation is a leading global supplier of advanced-technology products and systems to customers in the scientific research, microelectronics manufacturing, aerospace and defense/security, life and health sciences and precision industrial manufacturing markets.
Newport's innovative solutions leverage its expertise in high-power semiconductor, solid-state and ultrafast lasers, photonics instrumentation, sub-micron positioning systems, vibration isolation, optical subsystems and precision automation to enhance the capabilities and productivity of its customers' manufacturing, engineering and research applications. Newport is part of the Standard & Poor's SmallCap 600 Index and the Russell 2000 Index.