The OEM fiber lasers are available with a 400-W output using single-emitter integrated pump diodes. It can be supplied with collimated output optics or bare fiber output for integration with either bulk optic or fiber-based beam combining technologies.
Operational benefits of multi-kW fiber lasers include high wall plug efficiency and beam quality (fiber delivered). Other benefits include simple, rapid installation and straightforward operation. According to the company, the systems’ reliability produces maintenance-free operation.
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