Hamamatsu completes laser research facility
New irradiation building to house R&D into applications of all-solid-state laser
Hamamatsu Photonics has announced completion of its new laser irradiation building to house the company's research into applications of the world's most powerful 100-joule class, high repetition rate laser-diode pumped all-solid-state laser.
The new building is located on the site of Hamamatsu's Industries Development laboratory (Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu), where the company's Power Laser Development Section works on projects related to laser fusion for power generation.
A dedication ceremony for the new building was held on November 7th, 2014. Operations at the new building are scheduled to begin in February 2015.