1000th Laser Sold
Coherent Inc. of Santa Clara, Calif., announced
that it has shipped more than 1000 of its Paladin series quasi-CW, high-power ultraviolet
lasers. Available with a choice of 2, 4, 8, 10 or 16 W of output power at a wavelength
of 355 nm, they are suitable for printed circuit board, semiconductor, solar cell
and flat panel display applications. The company provides laser-based solutions
to the commercial and scientific research markets.