Quantum Cascade Lasers

Springer Prize

Pr. Jérôme Faist, founder and Chairman of Alpes Lasers, is the latest recipient of the Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics awarded to a researcher who have made an outstanding and innovative contribution to the field of applied physics since 1998.

The first experimental demonstration of a Quantum Cascade Laser was made at Bell Labs by Jérôme Faist, Federico Capasso, Deborah Sivco, Carlo Sirtori, Albert Hutchinson, and Alfred Cho in 1994.

In 1998 Alpes Lasers was founded in Neuchatel, Switzerland by Jérôme Faist, then a Professor at the University of Neuchâtel, now at ETH Zürich, Antoine Müller and Matthias Beck. It was then the first company to offer Quantum Cascade Lasers on the market, a priority it has maintained by commercialising the first CW laser in 2001, first broad gain laser in 2009 and the first mid-infrared frequency comb in 2017.

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Short Wave Infrared Laser Diodes

Alpes Lasers introduces new Short Wave Infrared Laser Diodes. These diodes are continuous wave, multiple longitudinal mode Fabry-Perot devices emitting light over a bandwidth of ~20 nm with output power up to 50 mW. They are offered either as chip-on-carrier or encapsulated in a low power TO-66 package with collimated or divergent free-space beam output.
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NUTRISHIELD

Neuchâtel(Switzerland). EU funded project “Fact-based personalized nutrition for the young”, in short NUTRISHIELD, had its official kick-off meeting on the 8th November 2018. read more

Web Store

You can find in the new Alpes Lasers Web Store a selection of our products which can be purchased directly with a credit card and will be shipped to you promptly. It is now  easier to get additional parts for your system!

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