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Photonics News, Issue 78

The Company Newspaper - Brand New Issue Available

Get the newest news - read the Photonics News company magazine and find out more about new products, company and industry news. You can also order your printed version!

Non-polarizing Beam Splitters

Prevent Your CO2 Laser Beam from Polarizing Randomly

Classic 50:50 beam splitters change the polarization of the incoming light. We do it differently!

Blue Laser Light on the Road

OSRAM Develops Laser Diodes for Automotive Lighting

Ralf Hying, OSRAM. Car fans are fascinated and designers love the new creative possibilities. For lighting technicians, laser light represents a welcome new source of light. But what is behind this technology?

Red, Green, Blue

The Physiology of Seeing Color

The spectral luminous efficiency curve describes the spectral sensitivty of the human eye. Here you can read how to distinguish color nuances.

Fusion Splicer for LDF

S178LDF - Splicing large diameter fibers

For frequent travelers: "mobile" fusion splicers for large diameter fibers. The S178LDF can be easily used when on road. It is not larger than an installation splicer and can be operated with a rechargeable battery!

Read the Newest News

Seminars on Fiber Optic Network Technology


Fast broadband internet and an international network: optical fibers have made it all possible. ...

532 nm Precision Laser Module


The origin of thei precision is their alignment. In practice, this means that the laser beam of ...

Mobile Power Meter with Silicon Sensor


Gentec-EO‘s mobile laser power meter PRONTO-Si is here! The device has a robust, easy-to-handle ...

Laser Components - Competence in Components

  • Development, production and distribution of custom laser-based and optoelectronic components
  • More than 30 years of experience as manufacturer and distributor
  • More than 35,000 individual components, mostly custom developments
  • International focus
  • More than 40 leading suppliers under contract
  • Revenue greater than 50 M EUR
  • 200 employee worldwide



A worldwide network!

At LASER COMPONENTS stability, continuity, and decisions aimed at long-term success meet with dynamics, flexibility, shallow hierarchies, and a short decision making process.

At a family-run business this is not a contradiction but the rather the result of two generations working together in harmony to lead the company into the future.

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Welcome to LASER COMPONENTS!  LASER COMPONENTS is your partner for all laser and optoelectronics-related products. Our large portfolio is divided into the following categories: Detectors, Laser Diodes, Laser Modules, Electronics, Laser Optics, Optical Filters, Measurement Technology, Fiber Optics, and Laser Accessories. Just as diverse as those products, so are their respective applications which span from sensor technology to rangefinding, from biotechnology to environment and life sciences, and medicine. Typical industrial applications such as laser material processing or measurement technology are also part of our every-day business as well as industrial image processing and telecommunications. Make the right choice and opt for LASER COMPONENTS: We offer competent service in all areas of our comprehensive product range. Customer-specific developments are one of our particular strengths.