We have the power – saving the smart bombs

  • Date: 9th October 2019
  • Company: Qioptiq

Excelitas is introducing better efficiency 905nm Pulsed Laser Diodes for Laser Proximity Sensors, together with a range of fast photodiodes - offering both the Emitter and the Receiver of Laser Proximity Sensor from the same manufacturer in Canada.

The better efficiency of the Pulsed Laser Diode allows designers of Laser Proximity Sensors to save power on board missiles and smart bombs. Low-cost and Surface-mounted design (SMD) versions are available for low cost sensors such as Height of Burst (HoB) for mortar.

“Laser Range Finders will also benefit from improved Emitter and Receiver for longer distance and low false alarm operation as well as saving power” commented Denis Boireau – Director of Business Development.

Beyond the standard catalog parts, Excelitas can provide further custom packaging, screening and qualification to meet the most stringent operating conditions. ITAR-free and BAFA-free solutions are available.

Further information and images can be found on our new website -

About Excelitas Technologies

Excelitas Technologies® Corp. is a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, high-performance, market-driven photonic solutions to meet the lighting, optronics, detection and optical technology needs of global customers. Serving a vast array of applications across defense and aerospace sectors, Excelitas Technologies stands committed to enabling our customers' success in their end- markets. Excelitas Technologies now has approximately 6,700 employees in North America, Europe and Asia, serving customers across the world. Connect with Excelitas on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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