Photonics Industries is founded by Dr. Yusong Yin.
An entrepreneurial private enterprise, the company takes the slogan the pioneer of intracavity harmonic lasers for the introduction of the original second harmonic Nd:YLF laser, operated at >20 millijoules single pulse energy at 1 kilohertz, and harmonic wavelength of 527 nanometers. Shipped First Lamp Pumped Green Laser GM30-527.
More Innovation, More Power
Introduction of the 20 Watts TEM00 mode @ 527nm at kHz range Nd:YLF green laser into the market.
Expansion Into The Ultraviolet
Introduction of the high average power, intracavity harmonic 10W TEM00 mode UV laser, 351nm Nd:YAG/YLF.
Continual Breakthrough With Intracavity UV Harmonics
Introduction of the highest power and patented intracavity UV laser at 15W average power output, TEM00 mode, at 351nm from Nd:YLF.
US Patent for Third harmonic generation apparatus Patent (Patent # 5,898,717).
From Lamp-Pumped to Diode-Pumped
Introduction of the first 5W TEM00 mode 355 nm Diode-Pumped Solid-State (DPSS) Laser.
DUV introduction with 4 Watts TEM00 mode DUV power at 263nm at 3kHz from Nd:YLF, and then 8 Watts TEM00 mode DUV power at 263nm at 3kHz from Nd:YLF.
UV Innovative Breakthroughs
Introduction of high power 8W TEM00 mode DUV laser at 263nm at 3kHz from Nd:YLF.
US Patent for Fourth harmonic generation apparatus Patent (Patent # 6,061,370).
Introduction of 10W TEM00 Mode 355nm Diode-Pumped.
Awarded Into The New Millennium
Received Best New Product Award from CLEO 2000.
Laser Focus World Finalist of Commercial Technology Achievement.
Key Innovation For Optical Parametric Amplifier Technology
High pulse energy with high pulse repetition rate intracavity OPO is introduced.
US Patent for Intracavity optical parametric oscillators Patent (Patent # 6,108,356)
Single Longitudinal Mode (SLM) Lasers are introduced.
Air-cooled Compact Nanosecond Lasers & Further Developments
Air cooled, compact, diode-pumped DC Series nanosecond Nd:YLF laser introduced.
Diode-Pumped, compact, and multimode DM30 with 30mJ pulse energy introduced.
US Patent for High power laser Patent (Patent # 6,366,596)
Higher Pulse Energy Multimode Lasers & Eye-Safe Wavelength Lasers
Introduction of the DM40 multimode nanosecond laser with up to 40mJ pulse energy at 1kHz.
Introduction of the 2mJ pulse energy at 1kHz Eye-Safe Wavelength laser.
US Patent for High power laser Patent (Patent # 6,584,134)
Expansion of High Power Nanosecond Lasers
100 Watts TEM00 mode IR Nd:YAG
25 Watts TEM00 mode at 355nm at 50kHz from Nd:YVO4
50mJ/pulse 527nm at kHz from Nd:YLF
Diffraction Limited Mode Lasers
120 Watts of Diffraction Limited Mode at 10kHz.
Quasi-Continuous Wave Picosecond Lasers Introduced
70 Watts at 532nm QCW picosecond laser introduced.
High Pulse Energy Picosecond Lasers Introduced
4mJ at 1kHz High Pulse Energy Picosecond Laser is introduced.
Diode-pumped solid-state laser up to 10mJ/pulse developed.
High Pulse Repetition Rate Picosecond Lasers For Demanding Industrial Applications
15W high pulse repetition rate picosecond laser (up to 100kHz) introduced.
45W UV @ 355 QCW picosecond laser introduced.
Higher Pulse Energies in the Picosecond Regime Developed
7.5mJ at 1kHz High Pulse Energy Picosecond Laser
Innovative Sub-Nanosecond Lasers Introduced (SN Series)
Introduction of the 40W IR sub-ns laser (<1ns @ 80kHz)
Higher Average Power Picosecond Lasers Produced
60W IR at 1MHz Picosecond Lasers
Highest Pulse Energy Nd:YLF Multimode Nanosecond Lasers Introduced
Highest Pulse Energy 100mJ Nd:YLF multimode nanosecond laser (100mJ at 1kHz DM laser).
Highest UV Pulse Energy Nd:YLF Multimode Nanosecond Lasers Introduced
Highest Pulse Energy Nd:YLF multimode nanosecond laser (20mJ at 351nm DM Laser).
Pulse Picking Laser Technology Produced
Unique and proprietary patented technology enabling high pulse energy picosecond laser production to be more economical, reliable, and improve overall high throughput manufacturability.
US Patent for Pulse picking laser (Patent # 9,531,147)
Highest Pulse Energy Nd:YLF TEM00 Nanosecond Lasers Introduced & Manufacturing Facility Expansion
Introduces 25mJ in kHz range TEM00 Green Laser – The Highest Pulse Energy Available.
Photonics Industries headquarters purchased a new 67,000 ft2 headquarters building in Ronkonkoma, New York; a threefold increase in building space; and 8,000 ft2 of new clean room facilities.
Movement To Efficient & Sustainable Manufacturing
Photonics Industries facilities introduce more sustainable manufacturing.
Installation of just under 400kW of solar panels on the roof of Photonics Industries headquarters and manufacturing in Ronkonkoma, New York.
Installation of all new, solid state (LED) lighting throughout the interior and exterior of headquarters and manufacturing.
Installation of a novel geo-thermal system, eliminating the need for any refrigeration systems and enabling the use of more efficient water-to-water chillers for our extensive laser manufacturing and test facilities.
Ever Higher Pulse Energies
Introduction of the first 35 millijoule TEM00 laser in the kilohertz pulse repetition rate range (wavelength of 527 nanometers), keeping the lead for the highest pulse energy available at kHz PRR range.
Constant Innovation For All Industrial Laser Regimes
Introduction of the highest pulse energy ultraviolet (UV) laser providing 40 millijoules at 351 nanometers, with excellent beam quality (M2 ~10), and available in a dual head configuration up to 80 mJ.
Introduction of high power sub-nanosecond lasers, the SN Series, with availability in the pulse width range of 150 picosecond to 1 nanosecond; 70 watts average power at 1064 nanometers, 50 W at 532 nm, and 25 W at 355 nm.
Introduction of an industrial, high throughput-capable UV nanosecond laser in kilohertz pulse repetition rate, up to >1 millijoule pulse energy, and >50 watts average power (DX-355-50 Nanosecond Lasers).
Record-breaking Attosecond Pulses Produced
Photonics Industries’ high pulse energy DM Series lasers were used as the pump source that ultimately lead to the generation of record-breaking ultrashort pulses of 53 attoseconds.
High Pulse Energy, Short Pulse, Air-cooled, TEM00 Lasers
Short pulse requirements (<10ns), high pulse energy with low power consumption, air-cooled, diode-pumped solid-state laser, the DP Series, is introduced; 20 millijoules at 1053 nanometers, 18 mJ at 527 nm, and 4 mJ at 351 nm.
Highest Pulse Energy UV Picosecond Laser Produced
Introduction of the highest pulse energy ultraviolet (UV) picosecond (ps) laser on the market at 200 microjoules at 355nm providing:
High power (over 50 watts at 355 nm), short picosecond pulse width (~7ps) High pulse repetition rates (up to 8 MHz).
First Femtosecond Lasers Introduced
Introduction of Photonics Industries’ first industrial femtosecond lasers, the FS Series.
30 Year Anniversary
Photonics Industries (PI) celebrates its 30th year in business reflecting on its immense contributions as the leader of the diode pumped solid state laser revolution. Photonics Industries is The Pioneer of Intracavity Solid-State Harmonic Lasers, an advent that enabled the mass manufacturability of flat panel TVs and cell phones ushering in the new era of the Information Age that we live in today!