The AM6-940B-20-608 from Alfa-light, Inc. (Madison, WI) is a 940nm, 6W uncooled multimode laser diode for cladding-pumped telecom fiber amplifiers. The AM6-940B-20-608 device includes a thermistor for temperature tracking, supporting complete system diagnostic and performance monitoring. It is available in a compact, hermetic 6-pin package and is offered with a 105µm, 0.22 NA fiber. Target telecommunications applications are erbium-ytterbium fiber amplifiers for CaTV and FTTx networks. The device is fully qualified and meets all GR-468 standards.