altCoherent Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) has introduced a new, higher power Paladin™ laser designed for high-throughput Laser Direct Imaging (LDI) and other advanced microelectronics applications. The new Paladin Advanced 355 24000 is a mode-locked, diode-pumped, solid-state laser that delivers over 24W (at 80 MHz) of output power at 355 nm. The Paladin family of lasers have an enviable reputation for superior reliability and performance; this new model continues that tradition by offering industry leading specifications, including a high quality, TEM00 beam (M2<1.2), excellent beam pointing stability (