LASER MATERIALS: Alumina ceramic enhances laser pump cavities

Different types of lasers have varying requirements for the pump cavity, necessitating specialized ceramic components with specific material composition and manufacturing techniques.

Oct 1st, 2007

Different types of lasers have varying requirements for the pump cavity, necessitating specialized ceramic components with specific material composition and manufacturing techniques. With its high reflectivity, dielectric strength, dimensional stability, chemical resistance, and thermal conductivity, alumina ceramic is an ideal material for laser pump cavities of many types.
JOHN CLOUTIER OF MORGAN TECHNICAL CERAMICS (Bedford, Ohio)

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