Navy turns to IPG for 10-kilowatt fiber laser

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.

Aug 15th, 2005

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.

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