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7 March 2019 Latest advances in high power and high brightness laser technology
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A 5-kW thin disk laser with a beam parameter product (BPP) of ≤ 2.5 mm×mrad (50-μm processing fiber) has been realized. Target applications of this device include high speed laser cutting and remote (wobble) welding. Furthermore, we present an 8-kW thin disk laser system with a BPP of 4 mm×mrad (100-μm processing fiber) based on one disk. We also present results on a 18-kW thin disk laser based on two disks (125-μm processing fiber). A new line of thin disk lasers with output powers of 1-6 kW is introduced: up to four fiber outputs allow for a wide variety of time and energy sharing schemes.
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Tracey Ryba, Sebastian Zaske, Sven-Silvius Schad, and Alexander Killi "Latest advances in high power and high brightness laser technology", Proc. SPIE 10896, Solid State Lasers XXVIII: Technology and Devices, 108960W (7 March 2019);


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