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Laser Heads

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Definition: assemblies containing a mounted gain medium and means for pumping and cooling, or the complete optical parts of a laser, or assemblies for directing a laser beam to a workpiece

German: Laserköpfe, Verstärkermodule

Category: lasers

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The term laser head is used with completely different meanings:

simple laser resonator

Figure 1: A simple continuous-wave laser consists only of a diode-pumped laser head and two mirrors around it. Source: Cutting Edge Optronics.

See also: lasers, gain media, diode-pumped lasers, lamp-pumped lasers
and other articles in the category lasers

In the RP Photonics Buyer's Guide, 15 suppliers for laser heads are listed.

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