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Old 07-18-2013, 04:36 AM #1
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Default Warnlasers blurb on yellow lasers

Originally this thread was about Wicked Lasers possibly using content from someone else, but daguin and DJNY set the record straight pointing out that Warnlasers and Wicked Lasers are associated. so i have edited this post and subject accordingly....

I was googling yellow lasers to remind myself exactly how the optical path is configured. i found this page on Wicked Laser's site: Yellow Lasers

It says (cut and pasted from their site):

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The spectrum of yellow laser light (amber) propagates between the wavelengths of 589nm ~ 594nm and manufacturers have long desired to efficiently reproduce these amazing colors. DPSS lasers ushered in a new era of possibilities for the laser beam by allowing multi-spectrum miniaturized lasers to become reality. This is done by pumping IR laser diodes into crystal and optical arrays to achieve a broader range of spectral lasing. Much like the way DPSS green lasers have been produced in the past, yellow lasers are now popularized by the same principles.

Yellow pointers appeared less than 5 years ago and with evolving new technologies and innovations, yellow lasing techniques have successfully migrated into the portable laser pointer format. Laser enthusiasts can now have exclusive ownership of ambers and yellows at an affordable price. Like the color of the sun, the 593nm yellow wavelength is a beautiful representation of what DPSS lasers and smaller laser pointer technology can bring to the laser industry. They have become one of the mainstream wavelengths of choice for manufacturers and enthusiasts who want to put more spectrums into their laser or laser pointer collection.

Lasing yellow laser beams and the process in which they are propagated is a milestone in achievement within the laser industry. Lasers are becoming more affordable with an increase in output and popularity. Currently, the industry is seeing a recent evolution in the development of the worlds first green laser diode. Likewise, yellow lasers will migrate from diode pumped crystal arrays to new technologies which will negate the need for MCA/MOA configurations. Effectively, all DPSS lasers will be replaced by solid state diode allowing for higher stability, increased output, and longer laser diode life. There is no doubt yellow laser pointers are here to stay and only time will tell when they will be as common as the key chain laser pointer.
I also found it as part of this archived page:

warnlaser | blog on Myspace

By the way that cached blog page looks really good. i've only glanced through it but it looks well done. someone should archive that. oh! I just did! warnlaser | blog on Myspace

Here is another good blurb I found: Yellow Lasers - oh look its a slight re-write of the blog post... man...

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DPSS laser techniques have been a driving force in the laser industry for over a decade, just as with the common green laser, yellow lasers or (amber) operates in within the 589nm ~ 594nm visible spectrum. Currently, yellow laser technology has become a relevant color of choice to many laser hobbyist, do to lower manufacturing costs which have allowed yellow laser technology to migrate to the portable hand held format at an affordable cost. Much like all DPSS systems, the color yellow (amber) is achieved by the same principles as the cost effect DPSS "greenies" by IR pumping crystal arrays within the optics cavity with special techniques that into the wavelength of yellow. Lasers of this spectrum produce stunning visual eye candy to the end user and adds a wow factor the any collector or hobbyist.

While not a death ray, the yellow laser has certainly made its place in the industry and will continue to follow the path of the red and green propagation techniques by eventually migrating to a solid state diode which will virtually eliminate the IR pumped crystal arrays all together. The evolution for yellow lasers collimates from the desire to produce a myriad of spectral colors in the visible range. Recently, yellow laser technology and manufacturing techniques allow this highly creative color to migrate into the portable laser format, becoming as small as the typical red laser pointer.

Yellow lasers are the newest breed in the world of laser technology and are becoming affordable and practical for the everyday collector and laser hobbyist. Currently these lasers are capable of operating at the class IIIb level of output and are considered sleek and unique to the laser industry. Lecturing, sight and sound - audio/visual presentations suddenly become more inquisitive and interesting with the new yellow laser pointers of today. This awesome color will guarantee a unique experience to your friends, colleagues and other hobbyist who has sought after this brilliant marvel in technology.


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650nm: 5mw pointer (early)
250mw O-like OL-CR-250 (170mw)

635nm: 500mw pointer rhd build 18650 SH-032 (650mw)
500mw O-like lab

532nm: 100mw SH032 DX module pointer (120mw)
150mw tri Lights Lab (260mw)
600mw Wicked Lasers Spyder III Krypton first gen

473nm 50mw Ultra Lasers Labby (over spec 160mw)
488nm 80mw Multi-line AL60X Argon
445nm: 1.3W Flaminpyro SS (1350mw) 1.4W
Wannaburn Super-small SS (1430mw)
2.9W RDTech 9mm SH032

450nm: 150mw OSRAM single mode 450nm lab
200mw Lazerer OSRAM single mode 450nm

405nm: 100mw WL E3 (85mw)
500mw 405nm O-like lab
500mw 405nm Jayrob SS (560mw)

3x Shinp 650/532nm/445nm 250+100+300mw Light show (modified to include the 445)

numbers in () are average run for 1 min IR filtered

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Default Re: I just caught Wicked Lasers plagorizing

If I recall correctly, they're somehow related.

WL also used to use one of my online calculators to calculate the NOHD for their lasers. Which was amusing, considering that's not what my tool calculated...

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Default Re: I just caught Wicked Lasers plagorizing

Here is an archive of the myspace page: warnlaser | blog on Myspace
This is just a copy of the google cached version. I am only posting this as a service. If there are any complaints I will take it down. All copyrights are reserved for the original author. I have no ownership rights to this what so ever.
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All together too many lasers:
650nm: 5mw pointer (early)
250mw O-like OL-CR-250 (170mw)

635nm: 500mw pointer rhd build 18650 SH-032 (650mw)
500mw O-like lab

532nm: 100mw SH032 DX module pointer (120mw)
150mw tri Lights Lab (260mw)
600mw Wicked Lasers Spyder III Krypton first gen

473nm 50mw Ultra Lasers Labby (over spec 160mw)
488nm 80mw Multi-line AL60X Argon
445nm: 1.3W Flaminpyro SS (1350mw) 1.4W
Wannaburn Super-small SS (1430mw)
2.9W RDTech 9mm SH032

450nm: 150mw OSRAM single mode 450nm lab
200mw Lazerer OSRAM single mode 450nm

405nm: 100mw WL E3 (85mw)
500mw 405nm O-like lab
500mw 405nm Jayrob SS (560mw)

3x Shinp 650/532nm/445nm 250+100+300mw Light show (modified to include the 445)

numbers in () are average run for 1 min IR filtered
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Default Re: I just caught Wicked Lasers plagorizing

IIRC they were owned by the same entity.

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Wicked Lasers and Warnlasers belong together.
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AH! ok... I take it back then. also very well written are these blurbs on yellow lasers and in general that warnlasers page. thanks for setting the record straight.
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All together too many lasers:
650nm: 5mw pointer (early)
250mw O-like OL-CR-250 (170mw)

635nm: 500mw pointer rhd build 18650 SH-032 (650mw)
500mw O-like lab

532nm: 100mw SH032 DX module pointer (120mw)
150mw tri Lights Lab (260mw)
600mw Wicked Lasers Spyder III Krypton first gen

473nm 50mw Ultra Lasers Labby (over spec 160mw)
488nm 80mw Multi-line AL60X Argon
445nm: 1.3W Flaminpyro SS (1350mw) 1.4W
Wannaburn Super-small SS (1430mw)
2.9W RDTech 9mm SH032

450nm: 150mw OSRAM single mode 450nm lab
200mw Lazerer OSRAM single mode 450nm

405nm: 100mw WL E3 (85mw)
500mw 405nm O-like lab
500mw 405nm Jayrob SS (560mw)

3x Shinp 650/532nm/445nm 250+100+300mw Light show (modified to include the 445)

numbers in () are average run for 1 min IR filtered
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