The M5-975-0500-0 from Sheaumann Laser is a Laser Diode that operates at a wavelength of 975 nm. It delivers a continuous-wave output power of 500 mW and has a slope efficiency of 0.9 W/A. This multi-mode laser diode has a beam divergence of 30 degrees (vertical far-field) & 8 degrees (horizontal far-field) at FWHM. It requires a threshold current of 100 mA and consumes 650 mA of current. This laser diode has a 50 μm emitter with an AR-coated window. It is available in a 5.6mm TO-Can package and is ideal for raman spectroscopy, laser therapy, laser pumping, medical, and defense applications.