The 850D1S09X from Laser Components is an AiGaAs Pulsed Laser diode that operates at a wavelength of 850 nm. It delivers an output power of 13 W with an efficiency of 0.9 W/A. This laser diode has a spectral bandwidth of 5.5 nm and a beam spread of 10.5 degrees (parallel) and 20 degrees (perpendicular). It has an emitting area that measures 225 x 1 μm and a pulse width of 150 ns. This laser diode has a forward voltage of 3 V and a maximum forward current of 18 A. It is available in a hermetic and custom designed package and is ideal for range finding, surveying equipment, weapons simulation, laser radar, security barrier and optical trigger applications.