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Photonics News, Issue 83

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!

2.5 ns Pulse Width

NEW: QuickSwitch Pulsed Laser Diode

At Photonics West, we present QuickSwitch® – a hybrid 905 nm high-power pulsed laser diode generating the world’s shortest pulse width of typ. 2.5 ns at a pulse frequency of up to 200 kHz. Meet us at booth 1931.

Waterproof Housings

UVC Modules for Disinfection

The first UVC LED modules with waterproof IPX8 housings are available. The modules are equipped with SMD LEDs, emitting at 278 nm.

12 Fibers in 12 Seconds

Automated multifiber connector inspection & analysis

The handheld tester FiberChek Sidewinder fully-automatically inspects each individual fiber of MPO and other multi-fiber connectors. For a pass/fail analysis of an MPO connector with 12 fibers, this unit requires less than 12 seconds.

Sorting, Analyzing, Processing

Optoelectronic Methods Are Almost Standard Today

“The good ones go on the dish, the bad ones put out if you wish.” Even in fairy tales, food such as peas and lentils had to be separated from undesired foreign substances. In farming the same technologies are meanwhile used as those in industrial manufacturing.

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Know-how for the Networks of Tomorrow


In Germany, LASER COMPONENTS supports businesses with an extensive range of training courses on ...

Fully Automated Optical Loss Meter for MPO/MTP Connections


VIAVI Solutions sets new standards introducing the industry’s first dedicated optical loss test ...

High Precision Alignment Lasers with Small Beam Diameter


LASER COMPONENTS presents two additions to its portfolio of high-precision alignment lasers: ...

Laser Components - Competence in Components

  • Development, production and distribution of custom laser-based and optoelectronic components
  • More than 35 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 70 M EUR
  • 220 employees 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.

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.