Florian Lenhardt

Product Line Manager, Coherent

Florian Lenhardt is Product Line Manager at Coherent (Mainz, Germany).

FIGURE 1. Near-infrared absorption spectrum of Nd:YVO4. For many years, laser designers exclusively targeted pumping the strong peak at 808 nm. The crystal is normally pumped along its b-axis, and the separate plots refer to light polarized to the a- and c-axes.
Lasers & Sources

Enhance your Nd-doped DPSS laser with a longer-wavelength pump

Jan. 27, 2021
Laser diode pump modules emitting in a longer wavelength window dramatically lower the thermal load challenges in DPSS lasers, simplifying power scaling.