The CAS850A005 from Vertilite is a Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser (VCSEL) Diode that operates at a wavelength of 850 nm. It delivers an optical output power of 0.6 mW with a power conversion efficiency of 30% and a slope efficiency of 0.8 W/A. This laser diode has a beam full divergence of 16° and a threshold current of 0.8 mA. It requires a DC supply of 2.1 V and consumes 1.5 mA of current. This laser diode is available in a package that measures 173 x 173 x 100 µm and is ideal for 3D sensing applications.