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Intense Ltd. Signs Laser 2000 to Distribute Next Generation Lasers in Europe

(PresseBox) (Wessling, ) Intense Ltd., the developer of next generation semiconductor lasers, has signed a distribution agreement with Laser 2000, a prominent European supplier of lasers, optics and fiber optic equipment. The agreement enables Laser 2000 to distribute Intense's high power laser diodes across a number of market segments, including print and imaging, defense, display, and medical devices. Countries covered by the agreement include the UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Spain and Italy.

This agreement is an extension of a previous contract between Laser 2000 and Intense-HPD, Intense's US subsidiary. The new distribution agreement covers Intense-HPD's high reliability, high performance components and modules, as well as Intense's recently announced high power arrays, bars, and stacks.

"Laser 2000 is Europe's most successful distributor of photonic products," stated Scott Christie, CEO of Intense. "This represents a significant opportunity for Intense to expand its customer base and deliver cutting edge technology to help customers accelerate the delivery of innovative products in the market. We look forward to a long and successful relationship."

"Intense is an impressive and innovative company that is revolutionizing the way diode lasers solve evolving optoelectronic needs," stated Manfred Augustin, CEO of Laser 2000. "Intense's patented innovations in Quantum Well Intermixing (QWI) and Asymmetric Waveguides (AW) generate exceptional laser power, brightness, and reliability, providing Laser 2000 with a significant market advantage. This partnership with Intense allows us to provide our clients with the most advanced portfolio of laser products available on the market."

High Power, High Reliability Laser Diodes The new distribution agreement expands Laser 2000's portfolio to include both the Intense and Intense-HPD product lines. Designed for the defense, medical, and display markets, Intense-HPD's high power laser diodes span from 630nm to 1550nm. Included are the Series 1200 and Series 1300 visible components; Series 5200 and Series 5300 visible modules; Series 2100 and Series 2400 short pulse components; and Series 1000, Series 1100, and Series 3000 IR components.

Laser 2000 will also distribute Hermes, Intense's high power 8xx and 9xx nm laser bars and stacks designed for the defense, industrial, and coding and marking markets. In addition, they will carry the INSlam™ and DLAM™ individually addressable laser arrays, created specifically for demanding print and imaging applications.

About Intense Intense Ltd., headquartered in Glasgow, UK, is a leading provider of single and multimode monolithic laser array products and high power laser diodes. The company's patented innovations in Quantum Well Intermixing (QWI) and Asymmetric Waveguides (AW) generate uniquely high power, brightness, and reliability. This, combined with state-of-the-art, high volume manufacturing facilities in the UK and US, delivers unsurpassed product quality and value to customers in the print and imaging, defense, industrial, display, and medical markets. For more information, visit

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