QPC Lasers Invited to Present on
World Record Laser Performance at
2008 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting
Company to discuss its next generation eye-safe wavelength semiconductor lasers
for ranging, remote sensing, and communications applications
SYLMAR, CA – March 24, 2008 -- QPC Lasers, Inc. (OTCBB:QPCI) “QPC,” a world leader in the design and manufacture of high brightness, high power semiconductor lasers for the consumer, industrial, defense, and medical markets, today announced that it has been invited to present on the company’s technology and its current and potential applications in LIDAR (light detection and ranging) and communications at the 2008 Material Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting at 11:00 a.m. on March 27th in room 2010 at the Moscone West in San Francisco, CA. Technical Symposium Session K7, sponsored by NASA Langley Research Center, National Science Foundation and others will feature presentations on recent innovation in semiconductor lasers for Laser Remote Sensing and Optical Communication.
Recognizing QPC’s breakthrough advanced technology, this prestigious invitation is one of only twenty invited presentations at the 2008 MRS Spring Meeting Technical Symposia. Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing of QPC, Dr. Paul Rudy, will discuss recently published paper > 1 Watt, 1550 nm and 1064 nm, Single Mode Semiconductor Lasers with Single Frequency Performance for LIDAR and Communications Applications.
“The broad adoption of lasers for remote sensing, ranging, and communications is dependent upon the availability of compact, lightweight, cost effective light sources and we are proud to be recognized by MRS for our technical leadership in this area,” said Sr. Vice President of Sales and Marketing of QPC, Dr. Paul Rudy. “We will present QPC’s world record performance from direct semiconductor lasers, and we will describe several emerging applications in this potentially large and growing market,” Rudy concluded.
The 2008 Materials Research Society (MRS) 2008 Spring Meeting and technical symposia is attended by over 3,500 industry professionals and is focused on products and services of interest to the materials community, and much more. For more information, please visit www.mrs.org
SESSION K7: Semiconductor Lasers and Pump Arrays I
Thursday Morning, March 27, 2008
Room 2010 (Moscone West)
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About QPC Lasers, Inc.
QPC Lasers, Inc. (www.QPClasers.com) is a world leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of high-brightness, high-power semiconductor lasers for the consumer electronics, defense, homeland security, industrial, and medical markets. Founded in the year 2000, QPC is vertically integrated from epitaxy through packaging and performs all critical fabrication processes at its state-of-the-art high-technology facility in the Los Angeles suburb of Sylmar, CA. QPC is a publicly traded U.S. company (OTCBB: QPCI) and is ISO certified.
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