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Article - Fiber coupled low coherence laser sources

51nano Article

Fiber coupled low coherence laser sources

Series 51nano
by Anja Knigge, Michael Schulz, Christian Knothe and Ulrich Oechsner

The fiber coupled laser source series 51nano is a low coherence laser source coupled to a singlemode or singlemode polarization-maintaning fiber cable. Special features inlude low coherence as well as low power noise and as a result often unwanted intereferences can be oppressed. It is often used as a laser for high precision position measurement or as a pilot laser during alignment tasks. Other applications include Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) or back-reflection particle measurement. [more]