The 2010 CLEO/Laser Focus World Innovation Award went to NTT Advanced Technology Corporation. TOPTICA received a honorable mention.
TOPTICA Photonics AG – Booth 1321
High-Power Tunable Laser Source for Sodium Spectroscopy and Other Applications
For the creation of a tunable, narrow-linewidth, high-power (30 W), 589 nm yellow laser for guide star, spectroscopy, LIDAR, phototherapy, and other visible and near-IR applications.
What is CLEO/Laser Focus World Innovation Award?
Each year, the CLEO/Laser Focus World Innovation Awards Program honors the most timely, ground-breaking products in the field of laser science. Designed to showcase some of the most significant new products in the field, Innovation Award entries are evaluated on criteria critical to product success: impact, functionality, life expectancy, effect on the optics industry, innovation and patents or trademarks.
I am pleased and proud because I contributed significantly to the development of the technology behind this product.