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OFS Launches New LMA Optical Fiber for Fiber Laser Applications

OFS TrueLase fibers have a proprietary lowindex coating for added temperature performance, and these double clad fibers are used in 1040 to 1200 nm range.

OFS is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and provider of optical fiber, fiber optic cable, connectivity, fiber-to-the-subscriber (FTTx) and specialty fiber optic products.

October 9, 2019

OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of innovative fiber laser components, announced the launch of its new TrueLase Yb16/250 active and passive large mode area optical fibers for high power cutting and welding market. The single-mode performance of the gain and passive fibers are specifically designed to meet the demand for higher power plus improved efficiency.

Steve Allen, Marketing Director, OFS Specialty, states “OFS 16/250 TrueLase fibers deliver superior beam profile characteristics, high clad absorption, precision-matched mode field designs, superior reliability, optimal manufacturing control for reliable performance, and maintenance-free operation.” Allen continues, “Our 16/250 is modified matched throughout for maximum efficiency. Moreover, it has a larger modified than the current 14/250 fiber on the market, while maintaining true single mode performance allowing our customers to go to higher powers with less degradation.”

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