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Where to Buy Rare-earth-doped Laser Gain Media

Fiber lasers and fiber amplifiers are nearly always based on glass fibers which are doped with laser-active rare earth ions like erbium, ytterbium, neodymium or thulium.

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EKSMA Optics, UAB

Mokslininku str. 11
08412 Vilnius
Lithuania
www.eksmaoptics.com

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rare-earth-doped laser gain media

EKSMA Optics offers rare-earth-doped laser crystals according to your specific requirements.

Solutions for Innovators

NKT Photonics

Blokken 84
3460 Birkerød
Denmark
rare-earth-doped laser gain media

Our ytterbium-doped double clad fibers offer the largest single-mode cores in the world enabling amplification to unprecedented power levels while keeping mode quality and stability. Packaged in an aeroGAIN gain module, the high performance of our fibers are easily accessible for building picosecond or femtosecond ultrafast fiber lasers.

iXblue

34, Rue de la Croix de Fer
78100 Saint Germain-en-Laye
France
rare-earth-doped laser gain media

iXblue offers a wide range of specialty optical fibers for lasers and amplifiers. We master erbium, erbium/ytterbium, ytterbium, thulium, holmium, thulium/holmium, neodymium, dysprosium, and phosphorous gain media. PM versions are available, and Large Mode Area (LMA) or Very Large Mode Area (VLMA) versions as well. Depending of the requirement, single clad fibers are available for core pumping, double clad fibers for clad pumping. Triple clad and all-glass structures are also available.

See us at SPIE Photonex + Vacuum Expo 2021, Sept. 28–30!

Leader in fluoride glass and optical fiber technology

Le Verre Fluoré

Rue Gabriel Voisin
Campus de Ker Lann
35170 Bruz, Brittany
France
leverrefluore.com

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rare-earth-doped laser gain media

Thanks to their high rare-earth solubility (up to 100,000 ppm) and low phonon energy, LVF fluoride fibers offer dozens of active transitions, enabling a broad range of applications from visible to the mid-infrared. LVF offers the largest range of rare-earth doped fibers in the world.

LVF active fibers are available as rare-earth-doped single-mode fibers and rare-earth-doped double cladding fibers.

Megawatt Lasers

P.O. Box 24190
Hilton Head Island, SC 29925–4190
United States
www.megawattlasers.com
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rare-earth-doped laser gain media

MegaWatt Lasers Inc. has a large inventory of Nd:YAG, Er:YAG and CTH:YAG laser rods. We also can assist in the design and modeling for various applications.

See us at OSA Laser Congress 2021 in Toronta, Canada, Oct. 3–7!

Hangzhou Shalom Electro-optics Technology Co., Ltd.

A635, Boke Mansion
No. 9 Xiyuan Road
Xihu District, Hangzhou 310030
China
www.shalomeo.com
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rare-earth-doped laser gain media

Shalom EO offers a variety of rare-earth-doped laser crystals, including:

  • Nd:YAG
  • Nd:Ce:YAG
  • Nd:YVO4
  • CTH:YAG
  • Er:YAG
  • Yb:YAG
  • Ti:sapphire

and also diffusion-bonded crystals. Nd:YAG crystals and Nd:YVO4 crystals are ideal for 1064-nm lasers, while Nd:Ce:YAG, CTH:YAG and Er:YAG crystals are excellent for medical and cosmetic laser applications, and Ti:sapphire crystals are suitable for ultrafast laser systems. Diffusion-bonded crystals are handy for OEM compact laser system.

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Coherent Inc.

5100 Patrick Henry Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95054
United States

CYBEL, LLC.

1195 Pennsylvania Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18018–2026
United States
www.cybel-llc.com
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Electro-Optics Technology, Inc.

3340 Parkland Ct.
Traverse City, MI 49686
United States
www.eotech.com
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GAMDAN Optics Inc.

2380 Qume Drive, Suite F
San Jose, CA 95131
United States
www.gamdan.com
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Kigre, Inc.

100 Marshland Road
Hilton Head, SC 29926
United States

Megawatt Lasers

P.O. Box 24190
Hilton Head Island, SC 29925–4190
United States
www.megawattlasers.com
E-mail:
rare-earth-doped laser gain media

MegaWatt Lasers Inc. has a large inventory of Nd:YAG, Er:YAG and CTH:YAG laser rods. We also can assist in the design and modeling for various applications.

Northrop Grumman - Cutting Edge Optronics

20 Point West Boulevard
St. Charles, MO 63301
United States
www.ceolaser.com
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Nufern

7 Airport Park Road
East Granby, CT 06026
United States

Red Optronics

P. O. Box 2032
Mountain View, CA 94042
United States

Scientific Materials Corp.

31948 E. Frontage Rd.
Bozeman, MT 59715
United States
www.scientificmaterials.com
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Thorlabs

56 Sparta Avenue
Newton, NJ 07860
United States
www.thorlabs.com
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VLOC

7826 Photonics Drive
New Port Richey, FL 34655
United States
From America:

CorActive High-Tech Inc.

2700, Jean-Perrin, Suite 121
Quebec G2C 1S9
Canada

Newlight Photonics Inc.

40–1110 Finch Avenue West
Suite 1172
Toronto, ON M3J 2T2
Canada

nLight Photonics Corporation

5408 NE 88th Street Building E
Vancouver, WA 98665
Canada
Outside America:

ALPHALAS GmbH

Bertha-von-Suttner-Str. 5
37085 Göttingen
Germany

AZURE Photonics Co., Ltd.

3rd Floor, Building No 18
Juyuanzhou Industrial Zone
No 618, Jinshan Boulevard
Fuzhou 350002
China
www.azurephotonics.com
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Bluebean Optical Tech Ltd.

19–505 (HuiHeng Bldg), No. 200 LaoHuTai Road
Shanghai 200072
China
www.bbotech.com
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CASIX Inc.

20 Fuxing Street
350014 Fuzhou, Fujian
China
www.casix.com
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CASTECH

Building No. 9, Zone F
89 Ruanjian Avenue
Fuzhou, Fujian 350003
China

Core Optronics Co.,Ltd

Building No. 1, Road Wuyibei
Gulou District, Fuzhou, Fujian 350001
China
www.coptronics.com
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Crystal GmbH

Ostendstr. 25 – Haus 4
12459 Berlin
Germany
www.crystal-gmbh.com
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Crystech Inc.

Electronic Information Industrial Park
Xianshan East Road
Chengyang District
Qingdao, 266107
China

Dausinger & Giesen GmbH

Rotebühlstr. 87
70178 Stuttgart
Germany
www.dausinger-giesen.de
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DayOptics, Inc.

6 Yangqi Branch
8 Jinshan Fuwan Park, Fuzhou
Fujian 350008
China

EKSMA Optics, UAB

Mokslininku str. 11
08412 Vilnius
Lithuania
www.eksmaoptics.com

E-mail:
rare-earth-doped laser gain media

EKSMA Optics offers rare-earth-doped laser crystals according to your specific requirements.

ELUXI Ltd.

Advanced Technology Innovation Centre
Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Parks
5 Oakwood Drive
Loughborough LE11 3QF
United Kingdom
www.eluxi.co.uk
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FEE GmbH – a Division of EOT

Struthstr. 2
55743 Idar-Oberstein
Germany

Fibercore Limited

University Parkway
Chilworth Science Park
Southampton SO16 7QQ
United Kingdom
www.fibercore.com
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Furukawa Electric

Marunouchi Nakadori Bldg.
2–3, Marunouchi 2-chome
Chiyodaku, Tokyo 100–8322
Japan

Fuzhou Caston Optronics Co., Ltd.

71 Fuguang Road
Fuzhou Fujian 350014
China

HAM Kristall-Technologie Andreas Maier GmbH

Stegwiesen 2
88477 Schwendi-Hörenhausen
Germany

IL Photonics

511 Hashita
9955256 Beit Shemesh
Israel
www.ILPhotonics.com
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Impex High Tech

Mendelstr. 11
48149 Münster
Germany
www.impex-hightech.de
E-mail:

iXblue

34, Rue de la Croix de Fer
78100 Saint Germain-en-Laye
France
rare-earth-doped laser gain media

iXblue offers a wide range of specialty optical fibers for lasers and amplifiers. We master erbium, erbium/ytterbium, ytterbium, thulium, holmium, thulium/holmium, neodymium, dysprosium, and phosphorous gain media. PM versions are available, and Large Mode Area (LMA) or Very Large Mode Area (VLMA) versions as well. Depending of the requirement, single clad fibers are available for core pumping, double clad fibers for clad pumping. Triple clad and all-glass structures are also available.

JG International

158 Haitong Road
Shanghai 200001
China

Lambda Photonics Co., Ltd.

Add. No. 28, Wantang Road
Xihu District, Hangzhou City, 310013
China

Leader in fluoride glass and optical fiber technology

Le Verre Fluoré

Rue Gabriel Voisin
Campus de Ker Lann
35170 Bruz, Brittany
France
leverrefluore.com

E-mail:
rare-earth-doped laser gain media

Thanks to their high rare-earth solubility (up to 100,000 ppm) and low phonon energy, LVF fluoride fibers offer dozens of active transitions, enabling a broad range of applications from visible to the mid-infrared. LVF offers the largest range of rare-earth doped fibers in the world.

LVF active fibers are available as rare-earth-doped single-mode fibers and rare-earth-doped double cladding fibers.

Mountain Photonics GmbH

Albert-Einstein-Str. 18
86899 Landsberg am Lech
Germany

Solutions for Innovators

NKT Photonics

Blokken 84
3460 Birkerød
Denmark
rare-earth-doped laser gain media

Our ytterbium-doped double clad fibers offer the largest single-mode cores in the world enabling amplification to unprecedented power levels while keeping mode quality and stability. Packaged in an aeroGAIN gain module, the high performance of our fibers are easily accessible for building picosecond or femtosecond ultrafast fiber lasers.

nortus Optronic GmbH

In den Niederwiesen 4a
76744 Wörth am Rhein
Germany
www.nortus-optronic.com
E-mail:

Prysmian Group

Via Chiese 6
20126 – Milan
Italy

Raybium AB

Storgatan 90
851 70 Sundsvall
Sweden

Roditi International Corporation Ltd.

156–158 Buckingham Palace Road
London SW1W 9TR
United Kingdom
www.roditi.com
E-mail:

Roithner LaserTechnik

Wiedner Hauptstraße 76
1040 Vienna
Austria

Schott AG

Hattenbergstr. 10
55122 Mainz
Germany

Hangzhou Shalom Electro-optics Technology Co., Ltd.

A635, Boke Mansion
No. 9 Xiyuan Road
Xihu District, Hangzhou 310030
China
www.shalomeo.com
E-mail:
rare-earth-doped laser gain media

Shalom EO offers a variety of rare-earth-doped laser crystals, including:

  • Nd:YAG
  • Nd:Ce:YAG
  • Nd:YVO4
  • CTH:YAG
  • Er:YAG
  • Yb:YAG
  • Ti:sapphire

and also diffusion-bonded crystals. Nd:YAG crystals and Nd:YVO4 crystals are ideal for 1064-nm lasers, while Nd:Ce:YAG, CTH:YAG and Er:YAG crystals are excellent for medical and cosmetic laser applications, and Ti:sapphire crystals are suitable for ultrafast laser systems. Diffusion-bonded crystals are handy for OEM compact laser system.

Sintec Optronics Pte Ltd (HQ)

10 Bukit Batok Crescent #07–02
The Spire
Singapore 658079

Vision Lasertechnik für Forschung und Industrie GmbH

Lügensteinweg 27
30890 Göxe
Germany

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