Thomas Toepfer

Managing Director, Lastronics

Thomas Toepfer is Managing Director at Lastronics (Jena, Germany). 

(Courtesy of Hellma Materials and Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)
A Yb3+-doped CaF2 crystal is highly transparent in the visible (colors are caused by antireflection coatings).
Lasers & Sources

SOLID-STATE LASERS: Very-large-scale DPSS lasers are coming

Oct. 1, 2010
New alkaline-earth fluoride laser materials and ever-improving diode-laser module technology are bringing very high-energy, moderate- to high-repetition-rate DPSS lasers for research...