High-power detector from Gentec-EO has effective aperture of 55 mm

April 3, 2013
The UP55C-2.5KW-HD high-power detector delivers up to 2500 W of average power, with a damage threshold of 6 kW/cm2 and a noise level of 200 mW.
4 Lfw 11 Gentec
4 Lfw 11 Gentec
4 Lfw 11 Gentec
4 Lfw 11 Gentec
4 Lfw 11 Gentec

The UP55C-2.5KW-HD high-power detector delivers up to 2500 W of average power, with a damage threshold of 6 kW/cm2 and a noise level of 200 mW. It has an effective aperture of 55 mm and rise time of 3.5 s when used with the companys power monitors. The compact unit measures 48 mm deep.
Gentec-EO
Quebec City, QC, Canada

www.gentec-eo.com

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New High Power Detector Reads up to 2 500 W from Gentec-EO

Quebec City, CANADA - Gentec Electro-Optics, Inc. (Quebec City, Canada), launches a new High Power Detector that reads up to 2 500 W of average power. The UP55C-2.5KW-HD measures both very low and very high powers, thanks to a noise level of just 200 mW and a maximum measurable power of 2 500 W. It is also the fastest high power detector we have, presenting a rise time of only 3.5 seconds when using one of our power monitors. The UP55C-2.5KW-HD is very compact for its power capacity (only 48 mm deep) and is the most affordable high power detector on the market.

MAIN SPECIFICATIONS
Maximum Average Power 2 500 W
Noise Level 200 mW
Effective Aperture 55 mm Ø
Rise Time 3.5 seconds
Damage Threshold 6 kW/cm2 @ 2 500 W

About Gentec Electro-Optics
Located in Quebec City, Canada, Gentec Electro-Optics is a leader in the laser measurement field with 40 years of experience. In 2000, Gentec Electro-Optics, Inc. was formed from Gentec, Inc. so that the focus was entirely on laser measurement. The company now manufactures a complete range of laser power and energy meters, beam diagnostics and diffractive optics. Since the acquisition of Spectrum Detector in June 2010, they have added many products to the range, including high speed 200 kHz joulemeters and a unique industry leading line of THz sensors and instruments. Gentec Electro-Optics is also known as the first worldwide supplier of large aperture calorimeters to measure the highest pulse energies. Their products are sold around the world, with distributors and representatives in over 35 countries.

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