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Blue Kilowatt Laser for Advanced Copper Processing
S. Britten

The basic technology of cooling and electrically connecting and beam forming blue diode bars is well matured, meaning that fabricating a blue high power diode laser (HPDL) is possible. Results achieved so far with blue HPDLs and based on the development experience of HPDLs in the near-infrared (NIR) wavelength range, further increases in power and improvements in beam quality are expected. As such, Laserline GmbH believe that blue HPDLs are set to be the leading photonic tool in medium to high power material processing applications.

Keywords: High power diode laser (HPDL), blue laser, copper, Cu, near-infrared (NIR), continuous wave (CW)

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