Product News: Optics & Photonics

Laser Diode Modules come in single-, multi-channel versions.

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Laser Diode Modules come in single-, multi-channel versions.

Nov 20, 2012 - With wavelengths from 635–1,950 nm, laser diode modules come in 3 configurations: single-channel, multi-channel with independently addressable outputs, and multiple outputs controlled by one driver. Integrated cooling and drive electronics enable plug-and-play use, and several emergency shut-off options are available. Designed for 100 micron, 0.22 NA fibers, products can be operated in both CW and pulsed regimes and provide up to 2 W CW per channel.

Akela Laser Corp. - Monmouth Junction, NJ

Original Press Release

AKELA Unveils Single and Multi-Channel Laser Modules

Press release date: Nov 06, 2012

Monmouth Junction, NJ – AKELA Laser Corporation is pleased to announce the release of its single and multi-channel laser diode modules in wavelengths from 635nm to 1950nm. The second in a series of releases over the next 6 months, these modules offer integrated cooling and drive electronics for plug-and-play use.  Suitable for both R&D and OEM applications, they are designed for 100 micron, 0.22NA fibers and provide up to 2 Watts CW per channel.  Future product releases will include increasingly higher power levels as well as modules designed for the medical market with built-in accessories such as photodetectors, aiming beams, blast shields, and fiber sensors.

“AKELA’s single and multi-channel laser modules offer integrated cooling and drive electronics and can be operated in both CW and pulsed regimes. In addition, they can be configured using either a USB port or by external voltages and offer several different emergency shut-off options.  As a result, these modules offer unparalleled convenience for research and development environments as well as product development within our OEM markets,” said Bob Sellers, CEO of AKELA.

The laser modules are available in the following configurations: single channel; multi-channel with independently addressable outputs; and multiple outputs controlled by a single driver. 

About AKELA Laser Corporation
AKELA Laser Corporation is a high power laser diode manufacturer specializing in custom laser assemblies that offer any desired combination of the light source, optics, cooling, and drivers in wavelengths ranging from 635nm to nearly 2 microns. Founded in 2003, AKELA also provides laser drivers and custom laser systems as well as standard laser diode packages in both free space and fiber-coupled configurations. 

AKELA is located in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey.  To learn more about AKELA and its product offerings, please visit, email or call (732) 305-7105.