HENHAM, England, May 6, 2013 — The Optoelectronics Co.’s new laser diode collimators have high alignment accuracy and are aimed at OEMs and system integrators who are looking for a smaller and more affordable laser source. The collimators measure 6 × 8 mm and offer an elliptical output beam with a collimated diameter of 2.5 × 2 mm, which is bore-sighted for greater precision. By adjusting the distance between the laser diode and the collimating lens, the factory-fixed beam can be set for a collimated or focused output. The collimators are available in lasing wavelengths from 635 to 852 nm, with output power from 0.9 to 75 mW; customized versions can be made to order. The devices offer improved beam quality with divergence angles as low as 0.6 mrad. They provide a suitable beam source for OEM applications including industrial, automotive and medical alignment; positioning and sensing; machine vision; industrial instrumentation; and targeting.