Kigre, Inc.

Laser Transmitters

Executive Summary

Rare Earth Doped Laser Glass

Selected Publications


Samarium Laser Cavity Filter Flow Tubes

Exhibitions & Conferences


Laser History

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Leaders In Solid State Laser Components

Kigre has recently developed a new family of High Efficiency Side Pump (HESP) Diode Pumped Solid State (DPSS) lasers. What's new, exciting and different about HESP DPSS lasers is the ability to produce high power laser devices an order of magnitude lighter, smaller, more efficient and less expensive than the existing state-of-the-art. The significant performance improvement is due in large part to the invention of a new generation of athermal high-gain laser glass materials and innovative conduction cooled packages that portends long diode lifetime at high power levels with minimal thermal conditioning requirements.

Kigre manufactures miniature "eye-safe" erbium glass, neodymium glass and Nd:YAG laser transmitters. Kigre also manufactures specialty laser glass materials optimized for use in microchip, microplate, fiber, waveguide and disk laser/amplifier applications. Kigre standard and special laser glass materials may be doped with rare-earth elements such as Erbium, Ytterbium Neodymium, Holmium, Thulium, Dysprosium, Europium and Praseodymium.

Samarium and Cerium glass laser cavity filter plate and flow tubes are made to order to customer supplied drawings and specifications. Kigre manufactures specialty infrared transmitting glasses, Terbium doped Faraday glasses and customized active and passive electro-optic materials in variety of sizes, shapes and architectures.

Kigre laser components, and sub-systems are used in a wide variety of military, medical, scientific, fiber-optic communication and industrial applications. Kigre has built its business on excellence and scientific innovation. It's our goal to provide unequaled solid state laser expertise. We would like to show you how our products can fit within your applications, and invite you to browse the plant.

KIGRE, INC., 100 Marshland Road, Hilton Head, SC 29926
PH: (843) 681-5800 FAX: (843) 681-4559