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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Bookham Achieves Record Power-To-Size Ratio with Ground-Breaking Laser Diode Bar

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In addition to showcasing its technology at the exhibition, Bookham willbe delivering two technical papers: 'Broad area single emitter (BASE) moduleswith improved brightness' and 'Brightness Scaling of High Power Laser DiodeBars', as well as giving a talk at the "Photonics Forum -- Talking Trends"entitled "High performance laser diodes are setting the pace for industrialsystems".

Bookham will also be showing products from its thin film filter technologyportfolio, including optical filters and the ZoroLight(TM) LED multiplexermodule, which can be used to replace traditional lamps in bio-medicalinstrumentation illumination. The new Bookham VCSELs portfolio, which istargeted at a range of datacom, sensing and measurement markets, will also beon display.

About Bookham

Bookham is a leading manufacturer and independent, vertically integratedsupplier of high performance, high reliability industrial laser diodes acrossmany markets, including industrial, medical, display, analytical, printing,aerospace and defense.

The company boasts two decades of experience as a leader in laser diodedevelopment, continued investment in technology and customer support, andoffers scalability for cost efficient, high volume production through the useof advanced automated manufacturing processes in its state of the art facilityin Zurich .

Bookham was the first company to offer 120W 9xxnm diode bars and is aleader in the market for single emitter 8W pigtailed laser modules for fiberlaser pumping. The company's diversified high power laser diode offeringranges from 8W pigtailed multimode modules to 120W bars and 2.4kW fast axiscollimated stacks.

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