Ann Russell

Senior Applications Engineer, Osram Opto Semiconductors North America

Ann Russell is senior applications engineer at Osram Opto Semiconductors North America (Sunnyvale, CA).

(Courtesy of Osram)
FIGURE 1. The beam profile of a 488 nm laser diode made by Osram is very smooth and Gaussian, but slightly asymmetric (a). A single-transverse-mode 488 nm laser diode (inset) with a 2 nm spectral bandwidth has a clean beam well suited for biological imaging (b).
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FIGURE 1. This 905 nm four-channel surface-mount laser provides >480 W peak power.
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Lasers for Lidar: Monolithic multichannel laser moves automotive lidar toward practical use

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