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Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL)

A semiconductor-based laser diode that emits a highly
efficient optical beam vertically from its top surface.

Optical efficiencySmall footprintLow costMore benefits
Research Begins at Honeywell Technology Center
1993
Research Begins at Honeywell Technology Center
VCSEL Production Transferred to Texas
1995
VCSEL Production Transferred to Texas
First Commercial Product; Industry First Reliability Paper
1996
First Commercial Product; Industry First Reliability Paper
The History of VCSEL Technology
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