Frankfurt Laser Co. has released the FBLD-976-8.0W-FC62.5-2Pin 976-nm fibre-coupled laser. The laser diode delivers 8 W from a 62.5-μm core fiber and features a high-brightness pump laser. Designed to power all-solid-state and direct diode laser systems, it comes in a hermetically sealed uncooled two-pin package measuring 38 × 19 × 13 mm. It also is available in HHL housing featuring an integrated thermoelectric cooler, a thermistor and a monitor diode. An integrated pilot beam is also an option. The laser is suitable for medical, analytical, printing and pumping applications.