Ultrafast Lasers and Accessories

Our ultrafast laser product range includes products such as Light Conversion's ultrafast optical parametric amplifiers (OPAs), Light Conversion's single-unit, high average power, Pharos and Carbide laser systems, APE's ultrafast OPOs and Spark Lasers ultrafast fibre lasers. For the widest spectral coverage in the industry (190nm - 20um) choose the TOPAS and Orpheus series of OPAs from Light Conversion. The Topas fs/ps OPA offers a range of pulse energies up to 1mJ and durations as short as 20fs. Light Conversion's femtosecond pulsed PHAROS laser is a compact, single-unit, Yb:KGW system delivering <180fs pulses, high average powers of up to 15W and 1.5mJ per pulse from single shot to 200kHz repetition rate at 1028nm. If you are looking for a low cost solution generating picosecond pulses tunable over a wide range with high output energy then APE's Levante OPO is the system of choice. For applications in multiphoton imaging Spark Lasers' Altair offering sub 200fs pulse duration, at 80MHz rep rate at the 1um wavelength range is ideal for excitation of the more general red-shifted expressions or fluorophores used in neuroscience.

Ultrafast Lasers and Accessories - products

Diadem Ultrafast Laser

DIADEM series are ultrafast lasers emitting at around 1 micron (typically 1030nm and 1040 nm but also up to 1070nm) with high energy per pulse, tunable pulse width from 400fs to 10ps and average powers up to 30W. 

ELMO 780nm/1560nm

ELMO 780nm/1560nm

Menlo Systems' ELMO series provide sub-100fs pules at 780nm and/or 1560nm in a cost-effective and robust package.

C-Fiber 780nm

C-Fiber 780nm

Menlo Systems' C-Fiber 780 series of femtosecond fiber lasers offer >180mW in sub-120fs pulses at 780nm, and at rep rates 50-250MHz.

C-Fiber 1560nm

C-Fiber 1560nm

Menlo Systems C-Fiber series of femtosecond fiber lasers offer >350mW in sub-100fs pulses at 1560nm, and at rep rates 50-250MHz.

CARBIDE femtosecond laser

CARBIDE femtosecond laser

Light Conversion's CARBIDE is a single-unit integrated, ultra-compact femtosecond laser system offering high average output powers of >10W, pulse energies of >100µJ per pulse at 1030nm with flexible rep rates and variable pulse duration from <290fs to 10ps.

PHAROS single-unit fs laser

PHAROS single-unit fs laser

The PHAROS from Light Conversion is a compact, single-unit, Yb:KGW femtosecond laser system designed to be turn-key out of its box. Delivering <190fs pulses high average powers of up to 20W and 2mJ per pulse from single shot 1MHz repetition rate at 1028nm.

FLINT femtosecond Yb oscillator

FLINT femtosecond Yb oscillator

The FLINT oscillator is based on Yb:KGW crystal end pumped by high brightness laser diode module, generating femtosecond pulses with high output power up to 6W (pulse energy up to 75nJ).

ORPHEUS Optical Parametric Amplifiers

ORPHEUS Optical Parametric Amplifiers

The ORPHEUS family is a series of dedicated collinear and non-collinear Optical Parametric Amplifiers with femtosecond or picosecond pulses, for use with the Light Conversion PHAROS and CARBIDE lasers (i.e. pumped at 1030nm). The ORPHEUS OPAs maintain all the excellent features of Light Conversion's hugely successful TOPAS series of OPAs: high output pulse stability throughout the entire tuning range, high output beam quality, full computer control via USB, as well as optional frequency mixers to extend the tuning range from the UV right up to the mid-IR.

HIRO Harmonic Generator

HIRO Harmonic Generator

HIRO harmonic generator for the PHAROS laser providing high power harmonic radiation at 515nm, 343nm and 258nm wavelengths.

TOPAS Optical Parametric Amplifiers

TOPAS Optical Parametric Amplifiers

The TOPAS family is a range of white-light seeded femtosecond Optical Parametric Amplifiers, which can deliver continuous wavelength tunability from 189nm to 20 microns with high efficiency and via computer control. With more than 1300 units installed worldwide, TOPAS has become an OPA market leader, and a standard tool for numerous scientific applications.

Second Harmonic Bandwidth Compressor SHBC

Second Harmonic Bandwidth Compressor SHBC

Light Conversion's SHBC is the Second Harmonic Bandwidth Compressor for the PHAROS laser.

Tilt and Pulse Autocorrelator System

Tilt and Pulse Autocorrelator System

The Light Conversion TiPA single-shot pulse-front tilt and pulse measurement autocorrelator is an invaluable tool for the alignment of ultrashort pulse laser systems.

Levante Emerald HP

Levante Emerald HP

Levante Emerald picosecond OPO is now available with sufficiently high Signal output power to provide tunable picosecond pulses in the <195nm-215nm ultraviolet range. More than 5mW average power is available at 207nm with a spectral bandwidth of less than 0.1nm.

HarmoniXX SHG/THG/FHG

HarmoniXX SHG/THG/FHG

Harmonic Generation systems for Ultrafast Lasers.

HarmoniXX DFG

Harmonic Generation systems for Ultrafast Lasers.

FC8004 Frequency Comb

FC8004 Frequency Comb

The F8004 generates and measures optical frequencies with unprecedented accuracy (up to 14 digits) and stability.

picoEmerald for CARS and SRS

picoEMERALD CARS/SRS

The true one-box laser solution for CARS and SRS microscopy.

M-Comb / Orange-Comb

M-Comb / Orange-Comb

Special features make the M-Comb (1560nm) and Orange-Comb (1040nm) oscillators the ideal core component of versatile optical frequency comb systems.

T-Light 1560nm

T-Light 1560nm

The T-Light is a robust and compact turn-key femtosecond fiber laser. It offers exceptional performance for a variety of applications from ultrafast spectroscopy to THz physics.

SmartComb Compact Optical Frequency Comb

The SmartComb - a new era in Optical Frequency Combs SmartComb is a 19'', 3U, all fiber based compact Optical Frequency Comb. SmartComb is the first model of new era in Optical Frequency Combs.

FC1500-250-ULN Optical Frequency Comb

The FC1500-250-ULN Ultra Low Noise Optical Frequency Comb combines the versatility and ease-of-use of our standard fiber-based frequency comb systems with unprecedented low phase noise and extreme stability of the generated comb radiation.

FC1500-250-WG Frequency Comb

FC1500-250-WG Frequency Comb

Frequency comb technology makes direct measurement of absolute optical frequencies possible.

FC1000-250 Frequency Comb

FC1000-250 Frequency Comb

Frequency comb technology makes direct measurement of absolute optical frequencies possible.

Mid-IR Comb

Mid-Infrared Optical Frequency Comb offers world-leading optical frequency comb technology in the midinfrared region.

PulseSlicer

PulseSlicer

The PulseSlicer from APE is an economic solution for narrowing broadband laser pulses by spectral cutting.

Levante Emerald ultrafast OPOs

Levante Emerald OPO Laser

The Levante Emerald OPO laser is a low cost solution from APE for generating ultrafast pulses tunable over a wide range with high output energy in the NIR.

Levante IR ultrafast OPOs

Levante OPO Laser

The Levante OPO from APE is a synchronously pumped OPO with a picosecond or femtosecond pump source.

nanoLevante OPO

nanoLevante OPO

The nanoLevante from APE is a new kind of compact nanosecond optical parametric oscillator (OPO) generating average output power >40mW in the IR and mid IR region.

FemtoControl Pulse Compessor

FemtoControl Pulse Compessor

The compact pulse compressor FemtoControl from APE allows optimisation of the length of femtosecond pulses in an easy and efficient way.

Integra Ultra-fast Ti:Sapphire lasers

Integra Ultra-fast Ti:Sapphire lasers

Ultra-fast Ti:Sapphire regenerative amplifier from Quantronix. <40fs pulses, pulse energies up to 7mJ, up to 2kHz, >1500:1 contrast ratio.

Custom Continuum Laser Systems

Custom Continuum Laser Systems

Not see what you want? High energy, short pulse width? Continuum can supply custom systems to meet any need.

Antares Ultrafast Laser

ANTARES is a high repetition rate, narrow linewidth, picosecond fiber Quasi-Continuous Wave laser in a very compact and robust format that is ideally suited for industrial and scientific applications such as OPO pumping.

LYNX Versatile Picosecond Laser

LYNX Versatile Picosecond Laser

Air-cooled, 1W, Versatile picosecond laser.

Altair Femtosecond, Ultrafast Fiber Laser

ALTAIR is a femtosecond, Quasi-Continuous Wave range of fiber lasers emitting at around 1 micron (typically 1040 nm, but also at 1030 nm, 1050 nm and 1064 nm) and which delivers world class performance in a rugged, compact, air-cooled package. With repetition rates of either 40 or 80 MHz in a robust and extremely easy to install format, this laser is ideally suited for the most demanding biophotonics needs including multiphoton microscopy, neuroscience, optogenetics and SHG.

Sirius Ultrafast Laser

SIRIUS laser produces high energy of up to 160uJ/pulse with <10ps pulse duration at 1064nm with repetition rates from single shot to 1MHz. The Sirius is ideally suited for industrial applications such as selective ablation of thin layers, glass engraving or micron-scaled features used in a wide variety of applications in industrial market segments.

COUGAR High Power Picosecond Laser

The COUGAR high-average power, passively mode-locked, diodepumped, solid-state laser system employs SESAM technology. Combining a saturable absorber and longitudinal pumping yields continuous clean picosecond pulses with exceptional amplitude and phase noise performance.

PALLAS Compact Ti:Sapphire Lasers

The PALLAS lasers combine soliton mode-locking, a balance between
self-phase modulation (SPM) and laser cavity dispersion, with a SESAM device for improved stability and reliable self-starting. The PALLAS lasers have a compact, all-solid-state green pump laser integrated into the laser head. The lasers have no moving parts and require no RF drive electronics for mode-locking.

TIGER Femtosecond and Picosecond Ti:Sapphire Lasers

The TIGER femtosecond and picosecond lasers combine soliton mode-locking, a balance between self-phase modulation (SPM) and laser cavity dispersion, with a SESAM device for improved stability and reliable self-starting. The TIGER lasers have a compact, all-solidstate green pump laser integrated into their laser heads. The lasers themselves have no moving parts and require no RF drive electronics for mode-locking.

GLX-200 Femtosecond Nd:Glass Laser

The GLX-200 employs SESAM technology and an all-solid-state design to deliver exceptional reliability and stability. A SESAM device enables passive mode-locking to provide nearly transform-limited femtosecond pulses at start-up with very low amplitude and phase noise. The GLX-200 uses diode pumping to deliver unparalleled reliability and long-term stability.

GE-100 Versatile Picosecond Laser

The GE-100 employs SESAM technology and an all-solid-state design to deliver exceptional reliability and stability. A SESAM device and the “gain-at-the-end” (GE) design enables passive mode-locking to generate picosecond pulses that are two times shorter than those from actively mode-locked lasers. Diode pumping enables the GE-100 laser system to deliver unparalleled reliability and long-term stability.

ARGOS High-Power Picosecond Laser

The ARGOS laser system provides cutting-edge performance that
supports numerous applications, including semiconductor wafer
inspection, metrology, research and development, and nonlinear
optics. Built on the proven CHEETAH-X platform, the ARGOS can
be customized to support user-defined repetition rates, frequency
conversion, and clock synchronization with a phase-locked-loop
feedback system.

Chetah-X Compact Picosecond Laser

Chetah-X Compact Picosecond Laser

The Cheetah-X high average power, passively mode-locked, diode pumped solid state compact picosecond laser.

YBIX Compact Femtosecond Laser

YBIX Compact Femtosecond Laser

YBIX Compact, High Power Femtosecond Laser 1040nm wavelength with SESAM technology

Picoblade Picosecond Micromachining Laser

Picoblade Picosecond Micromachining Laser

The Picoblade laser system is a versatile tool for processing virtually any material with thehighest precision and reliability.

Gecco MHz femtosecond laser

Gecco MHz femtosecond laser

Laser Quantum Gecco laser delivers average powers 600mW or 800nW with a choice of sub-15fs or 20fs pulse durations with a repetition rate of 84MHz and 100MHz and is ideal for amplifier seeding, Ultrafast spectroscopy and microscopy applications.

TL-1000 timing stabilisation unit

TL-1000 timing stabilisation unit

Laser Quantum offers the timing stabilisation units TL-1000 and TL-1000-ASOPS as accessories to the Gigajet series high-speed femtosecond oscillators and the Taccor femtosecond laser.

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