5 November 2008

Newest LabMax Laser Power and Energy Meter Adds GPIB Interface

The newest addition to the LabMax™ family of laser power and energy meters from Coherent Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) (Nasdaq: COHR) adds enhanced interfacing capabilities to support GPIB/IEEE-488, in addition to USB, RS-232 and onboard flash memory. GPIB provides a simple, robust way to control multiple instruments using a single computer. As with other models in this series, the new LabMax-TOP with GPIB is compatible with position sensing (quadrant) laser power detectors.

The LabMax-TOP with GPIB also offers extensive options for data acquisition, storage and analysis. These include flexible data logging capabilities, which can easily be configured by the user, together with built-in file management functions that support data transfer using any of the system’s interfaces. Additionally, LabMax-TOP with GPIB can perform various statistical functions on accumulated data (minimum, maximum, mean, range, standard deviation), and also provides trend charting, a tuning display and beam stability analysis.

Founded in 1966, Coherent, Inc. is a Russell 2000 Index company and a world leader in providing laser-based solutions to the commercial and scientific research markets.

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