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Our ultrafast laser product range includes products such as the ORPHEUS optical parametric amplifier (OPA), PHAROS and CARBIDE laser systems from Light Conversion, ultrafast optical parametric oscillators (OPOs) from APE and ultrafast fiber lasers from Spark Lasers.
For the widest spectral coverage in the industry (190nm - 20um) choose the TOPAS or ORPHEUS series of OPAs from Light Conversion. The Topas femtosecond /picosecond (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.
Optical parametric chirped pulse amplification is the only currently available laser technology simultaneously providing high peak and average power, as well as few cycle pulse duration required by the most demanding scientific applications.
Pulsed laser with tunable wavelengths from 192 to 2450nm, power from 0 to 6W, a repetition rate of 80MHz and pulsewidth from 14 to 16ps.
Pulsed laser with tunable wavelengths from 700 to 1950nm, power from 0 to 700mW, a repetition rate of 80MHz and a pulsewidth of 2ps.
Pulsed laser with tunable wavelengths from 640 to 2300nm, power from 0.4 to 6W, a repetition rate of 80MHz and pulsewidth from 2 to 15ps.
Pulsed laser with tunable wavelengths from 1320 to 4800nm, power from 0.6 to 2W, a repetition rate of 80MHz and pulsewidth from 0.2 to 10ps.
Pulsed laser with tunable wavelengths from 1450 to 4200nm, power from 0.5 to 40mW, a repetition rate of 20kHz and a pulsewidth of 1.5ns.
ANTARES is a high repetition rate, narrow linewidth, picosecond fiber quasi continuous wave (QCW) laser in a very compact and robust format that is ideally suited for industrial and scientific applications such as optical parametric oscillator (OPO) pumping.
ALTAIR is an ultra-compact quasi continuous wave (QCW) fiber laser delivering high average power with ultrashort femtosecond pulses (<180fs) at high repetition rate (80MHz standard, others optional) in the 1micron wavelength range. ALTAIR is ideally suited to the most demanding biophotonics needs including multiphoton microscopy, neuroscience, optogenetics and second harmonic generation (SHG).
ALCOR Series produces high-average power at 920nm with ultrashort femtosecond (fs) pulses (down to <140fs) at a high repetition rate (80MHz standard, others optional) in an ultra-compact and robust format.
DIADEM series of ultrafast lasers offers tunable pulse width from 400fs to 10ps and average powers up to 30W at around 1 micron (typically 1030nm and 1040nm but also up to 1070nm). With high energy per pulse (up to 3uJ@>1MHz) this laser is ideally suited to applications in optogenetics.
Menlo Systems' ELMO series provides sub-100fs pulses at 1560nm in a cost-effective and robust package.
Menlo Systems' ELMO series provides sub-100fs pulses at 780nm in a cost-effective and robust package.
Menlo Systems' C-Fiber Femtosecond Fiber Laser 780nm series offers >180mW in sub-120fs pulses at 780nm, and at repetition rates of 50-250MHz.
Menlo Systems C-Fiber Femtosecond Fiber Laser 1560nm series offers >350mW in sub-100fs pulses at 1560nm, and at repetition rates of 50-250MHz.
Light Conversion's CARBIDE is an industrial femtosecond laser featuring output power of >40W at 1028nm wavelength, with >400μJ highest pulse energies. CARBIDE has variable pulse repetition rate in the range of 60–1000kHz (amplifier internal clock), built in pulse picker feature for pulse-on-demand control and computer controllable pulse duration 290fs – 10ps.
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.
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).
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 for the PHAROS laser providing high power harmonic radiation at 515nm, 343nm and 258nm wavelengths.
The TOPAS family is a range of white-light seeded femtosecond Optical Parametric Amplifiers (OPAs), 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.
Light Conversion's SHBC is the Second Harmonic Bandwidth Compressor for the PHAROS laser.
The Tilt and Pulse Autocorrelator (TiPA) System from Light Conversion is an invaluable tool for alignment of ultrashort pulse laser systems based on the chirped pulse amplification technique. Its unique design allows monitoring and measuring the pulse duration as well as the pulse front tilt in both vertical and horizontal planes.
The HarmoniXX series of frequency converters for ultrafast lasers are ideal for Ti:Sa lasers as well as many other wavelength ranges, covering Second Harmonic Generation (SHG), Third Harmonic Generation (THG) and Fourth Harmonic Generation (FHG).
The HarmoniXX Difference Frequency Generation (DFG) is designed to extend APE’s product line of wavelength converters into the mid infrared (MIR) range.
The F8004 Optical Frequency Comb generates and measures optical frequencies with unprecedented accuracy (up to 14 digits) and stability.
Special features make the M-Comb (1560nm) and orange-Comb (1040nm) oscillators the ideal core component of versatile optical frequency comb systems.
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.
The SmartComb is an all fiber based compact optical frequency comb. SmartComb is the first model of new era in optical frequency combs.
The FC1500-250-ULN ultra low noise optical frequency comb combines the versatility and ease-of-use of Menlo's standard fiber based frequency comb systems with unprecedented low phase noise and extreme stability of the generated comb radiation.
The FC1500-250-WG Optical Frequency Comb is a compact, portable and flexible fiber based femtosecond frequency comb system.
The FC1000 Optical Frequency Comb is a compact, portable and flexible fiber based femtosecond frequency comb system.
With the Mid Infrared Optical Frequency Comb, Menlo Systems have extended the wavelength coverage into the mid infrared (MIR) spectral region.
The pulseSlicer from APE is an economic solution for narrowing broadband laser pulses by spectral cutting.
The compact pulse compressor femtoControl from APE allows optimisation of the length of femtosecond pulses in an easy and efficient way.
Not see what you want? High energy, short pulse width? Continuum can supply custom systems to meet any need.
The SIRIUS series is a very compact, high energy hybrid ultrafast laser for advanced micro-machining applications and supercontinuum pumping, which offers over 120µJ and >5W, with pulses below 10ps at all repetition rates and a real perfect beam quality with M²<1.2.
The ARGOS laser system provides cutting-edge performance that supports numerous applications, including semiconductor wafer inspection, metrology, research and development, and nonlinear optics.
The CHEETAH-X Picoscond Laser is a high average power, passively mode locked, diode pumped solid state system.
The PicoBlade Picosecond Micromachining Laser system is a versatile tool for processing virtually any material with the highest precision and reliability.
The gecco Femtosecond Laser from Laser Quantum 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.
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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