Spectra-Physics® (Santa Clara, CA), a Newport Corporation brand, has introduced two new industrial Q-switched lasers for 24/7 microelectronics manufacturing applications. The Pulseo® 355-Turbo™ features advanced ultraviolet (UV) performance at very high repetition rates (up to 500 kHz), making it ideal for high-speed processing of semiconductors, touch screens, high density interconnects, and other microelectronics. The Explorer® 1064-3 delivers high infrared (IR) peak power, excellent beam quality and brightness in a robust, compact package for memory repair and micromachining applications. The Pulseo 355-Turbo features >8W 355nm output power with <8 percent pulse-to-pulse stability at 300 kHz repetition rate. Based on the reliable and stable Explorer platform, the Explorer 1064-3 offers short <12ns pulse widths and near diffraction-limited beam quality in a robust package that can be used on moving gantries.
Subscribe today to receive the INSIDER, a FREE e-mail newsletter from NASA Tech Briefs featuring exclusive previews of upcoming articles, late breaking NASA and industry news, hot products and design ideas, links to online resources, and much more.