Nov 2009ILX LightwaveRequest Info
ILX Lightwave Corp. has released the LDM-4872, a quantum cascade laser mount with case temperature control. A thermoelectric module and a water-cooled cold plate provide an active temperature control range of –30 to 30 °C, with heat loads up to 10 W. The device enables the laser to be operated under vacuum, and it supports C-Block, Alpes ST and NS chip-on-carrier packages as well as customers’ own laser packages. An optional XYZ stage offers multiple mid-infrared lens options and provides precise adjustment. Precision differential adjustment screws for the X- and Y-axes provide 25-μm-per-revolution fine adjustment, and the knurled lens cartridge has 64 threads per inch for precise Z-adjustment.