1. EXALOS releases NEW Ultrabroadband Superluminescent Light Emitting Diodes for Medical Imaging and Sensor applications

    EXALOS releases NEW Ultrabroadband Superluminescent Light Emitting Diodes for Medical Imaging and Sensor applications

    EXALOS has expanded its portfolio of Superluminescent Light Emitting Diodes (SLEDs) by introducing our new near-IR Combi-SLED modules where multiple SLED devices are spectrally combined to provide an ultra-broadband spectrum. The light output of the SLEDs are collimated using micro-optical collimation lenses, spectrally combined and colinearly aligned through free-space dielectric edge filters and focused into a single-mode fiber.

    The Combi-SLEDs are especially suited for medical imaging applications such as ultra-high-resolution Optical Coherence Tomography (UHR-OCT) and Fiber Optic Sensor applications thanks to their high output power. large spectral bandwidth and short coherence length. The first product release of such a Combi-SLED will be an 840-nm source with a 3-dB bandwidth of 140 nm, which can provide an axial resolution of 2.1 µm in tissue. The modules are delivered in a 14-pin Butterfly housing with a monitor photodiode and an FC/APC connector. All devices are based on EXALOS’ Telcordia-qualified hybrid optical packing platform. These Combi-SLEDs are currently available for delivery.

    EXALOS will be exhibiting these Combi-SLED devices at BIOS and PW in San Francisco February 2nd to February 7th. Please stop by our booth at either BioS (8367) or Photonics West (367) to discuss how these sources can benefit your applications and learn more about our other products.

    For more information about our SLEDs please visit our website at www.exalos.com or email us at sales@exalos.com.

    Americas: Gene Covell, +1 215 669-4488, covell@exalos.com

    Asia: Huang Huang, +86 138 2358 9507, huang@exalos.com

    Europe: Kevin Hsu, +41 43 444 65 84, hsu@exalos.com

    About EXALOS

    EXALOS AG, an ISO 9001:2015-certified company, is developing and selling SLEDs in the Visible and IR range, as well as Swept Sources for the medical imaging, fiber optic gyroscope, test equipment, augmented reality and sensor industries. EXALOS is the only company worldwide delivering GaN-based SLEDs covering a wavelength range from 390-515 nm. The company has its headquarters in Schlieren, Switzerland.

    EXALOS SLEDs currently target specific applications in five major markets:

    • Optical coherence tomography for medical applications such as cornea and retina diagnostics
    • Fiber optic gyroscopes for applications such as avionics, aerospace and navigation
    • Optical channel monitors, chromatic and polarization mode dispersion, and passive components characterization in test equipment for telecom and datacom systems
    • Fiber optic sensors for civil structure monitoring, for example of bridges and oil pipelines, or remote measurements of temperature, pressure, electrical current, etc.
    • Next-generation head-up displays for Augmented Reality (AR)

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