nLight Photonics

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Vancouver, WA, 98665-0990

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Company Profile


  1. High Efficiency 808-nm VCSEL Arrays with Excellent Beam Quality

    Amount: $79,938.00

    Today"s high energy Q-switched Nd:YAG lasers are often pumped by stacks of multiple edge-emitting diode laser bars since the vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) traditionally have been ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Defense
  2. Wavelength Stabilized Two Dimensional External Cavity Arrays for Pumping Alkali Vapor Laser Systems

    Amount: $99,932.00

    nLIGHT proposes a two dimensional Wavelength Stabilized Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (WS-VECSEL) as a pump source for Rb vapor alkali laser used in directed energy weapons. The int ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Defense
  3. High-Efficiency Resonantly Pumped 1550-nm Fiber-Based Laser Transmitter

    Amount: $124,945.00

    nLight proposes the development of high efficiency, high average power 1550-nm laser transmitter system that is based on Er-doped fiber amplifier resonantly pumped by high efficiency 1532-nm fiber-cou ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Compact, Rugged, Multiple Spectral Band Laser

    Amount: $79,997.00

    nLIGHT proposes the development of a multiple spectral band laser head that is based on a vertically stacked array of single emitter laser diodes. A key design aspect of this device is that the propos ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 NavyDepartment of Defense
  5. Multi-kW Fiber Lasers Based on Novel Light Guide Combiners

    Amount: $149,963.00

    ABSTRACT: The efficient coherent beam combination of a master oscillator power amplifier (MOPA) system requires a reduction in non-linearities of the power amplifier sections. Fiber non-linearities, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Defense
  6. Coherent Detection Eye-Safe LIDAR Systems Based on Large Mode Area Fiber Amplifiers

    Amount: $149,876.00

    ABSTRACT: nLIGHT proposes the development of of an all-fiber, master oscillator power amplifier (MOPA) configuration that will meet the Air Force requirements for a 10 mJ, 300 ns pulsed laser source ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Defense
  7. High-Efficiency, High-Temperature Laser Diodes for Naval High-Energy Laser Applications

    Amount: $149,426.00

    Based on the promising results obtained under Navy Phase I SBIR funding, nLight proposes a Phase II continuation toward the development of fiber-coupled high power and high efficiency diode laser pump ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of Defense
  8. High Efficiency kW-Class Semiconductor Laser Bars for Inertial Fusion Energy

    Amount: $999,876.00

    To realize laser-driven inertial fusion energy with economically viable efficiency and repetition rates, pumping the laser system with semiconductor diode lasers instead of the flashlamp will be essen ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Energy
  9. Innovative Passivation to Increase the Power at Which Laser Diode Fails

    Amount: $149,836.00

    nLight proposes to suppress the key remaining output power extraction limiter COMD failure mechanism by passivating the cleaved facet of laser diodes with high bandgap semiconductor layers that is e ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Defense Advanced Research Projects AgencyDepartment of Defense
  10. Ultra-Bright Diode Laser Emitters for Pumping High-Power Fiber Amplifiers

    Amount: $99,943.00

    nLight proposes a novel semiconductor laser device operating at ~976 nm with a spatially single mode laser that is separately addressable to generate a few hundred milliwatts of power and then subsequ ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Defense

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