Brandon Morioka

Brandon Morioka is a Product Manager at Coherent (Santa Clara, CA).

FIGURE 1. In an optically pumped semiconductor laser, a diode array pumps the front surface of the semiconductor chip. The chip's output is coupled into an external cavity, which enables intracavity doubling or tripling of the fundamental output.
Lasers & Sources

OPTICALLY PUMPED SEMICONDUCTOR LASERS: Green OPSLs poised to enter scientific pump-laser market

Sept. 28, 2009
The advent of stand-alone 532 nm optically pumped semiconductor lasers delivering 2 and 5 W provides an attractive new option for pumping Ti:sapphire-based femtosecond systems...