Continuously-emitting cw laser diodes are available in a wide range of wavelengths, from infrared to red, green, or blue. Fields of application include measurement technology, sensor technology, medical technology, and military applications.
Green laser diodes (510 nm to 530 nm) are most visible to the human eye.
The human eye is spectrally most sensitive to green light. This wavelength is thus particularly advantageous for use in pointers and for applications in measurement technology because a green dot is “brighter” than other colors at the same power. This allows laser protection to be more easily and effectively maintained.
The green laser diodes offered by OSRAM are available from 510 nm to 530 nm; a wavelength selection is also possible. An output power of up to 120 mW can be achieved. The versions available in the TO-56 housing with an integrated monitoring photodiode make it particularly easy to monitor and adjust the power.