OXFORD, Mass., 15 Aug. 2005. U.S. Navy officials are buying a 10-kilowatt continuous-wave Ytterbium fiber laser system from IPG Photonics Corp. in Oxford, Mass.
The Navy purchased the YLR-10000 with central emission wavelength of 1070 nanometers. The unit is water cooled and delivers its output through a 20-meter flexible fiber. The commercial procurement contract was awarded by the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Indiana.
For more information contact IPG online at www.ipgphotonics.com.