The RAPID industrial micromachining laser from RPMC Lasers (O’Fallon, MO) is a >1 MHz diode pumped Nd:YVO4 picosecond laser with 2W average power at 1064 nm. It delivers pulses at ≥640 kHz and removes between 10 nm and 100 nm in depth per pulse. Its 11 ps-pulses offer pulse energy up to 200 μJ, peak power of up to 20 MW/cm2, and beam quality of M2

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This article first appeared in the September, 2007 issue of Photonics Tech Briefs Magazine.

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