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Definition: semiconductor lasers based on laser diodes

German: Diodenlaser

Category: lasers

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Diode lasers are semiconductor lasers based on laser diodes. Although the terms diode laser and laser diode are often used with the same meaning, it is appropriate to distinguish the terms: the diode laser is a laser device, which may sometimes consist only of a single laser diode, but may also contain additional items:

Applications of diode lasers are mentioned in the article on laser diodes.


The RP Photonics Buyer's Guide contains 39 suppliers for diode lasers. Among them:

See also: laser diodes, semiconductor lasers, laser diode drivers
and other articles in the category lasers

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