IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 5, 2010 — Laser diode control kits that include a laser diode driver, a temperature controller, a laser diode mount, cables and accessories have been launched by Newport Corp. They enable quick set up for running a wide variety of high-power laser diodes, TO-can lasers and butterfly laser packages. They provide quick, intuitive initial setup and installation, and they offer the basic building blocks needed to immediately begin running laser diodes in the lab. For added customer convenience, the company has developed a simple product selection, ordering and re-ordering process. Its new model number structure makes it easy to identify the maximum laser current, maximum heat capacity and correct laser diode type to ensure that customers have the appropriate compatible solutions for their laser diode experiments.