• Abberior Instruments and Super Resolution Microscopy at Lastek
    Abberior Instruments and Super Resolution Microscopy at Lastek

    Abberior Instruments has partnered with Lastek in Australia and New Zealand to offer the most complete experience for super resolution microscopy. Read more here.

  • Raptor Photonics OWL 640 SWIR camera
    Raptor Photonics OWL 640 SWIR camera

    Raptor Photonics OWL 640 is the best performing SWIR camera in the world. Demonstration system now available. Please enquire for details. Read more.

  • Toptica: DL pro with Digital Laser Controller DLC pro
    Toptica: DL pro with Digital Laser Controller DLC pro

    The new digital laser controller for TOPTICA’s tunable diode laser DL pro sets new benchmarks with regards to low noise and low drift levels.

    Demonstration system now available. Please enquire for details. Read more...

  • High Finesse Laser Spectrum Analyzer Spectrometer for Broadband Sources
    High Finesse Laser Spectrum Analyzer Spectrometer for Broadband Sources

    Analyses multi-line or broadband spectra of cw and pulsed lasers, gas discharge lamps, and more.  Lastek currently have a demonstration system available for evaluation. Read more...

  • Alio Industries: True Nano™ Precision Motion Systems
    Alio Industries: True Nano™ Precision Motion Systems

    ALIO Designs and Manufacturers Proprietary Robotic Devices and Tools that Enable Precise Nano-Scale Movements for Manufacturing and Research & Development

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TOPTICA presents "All Wavelengths" at Photonics West

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TOPTICA Photonics will present their latest innovations at Photonics West in Moscone Center, San Francisco from January 30th to February 1st.

This year, TOPTICA’s booth location moved to North Hall, booth #4645. Dedicated laser solutions for biophotonics will be presented at the BiOS exhibition on 27th and 28th January, booth 8508.

With their broad product portfolio, TOPTICA offers All Wavelengths! Complete coverage from deep-UV (190 nm) to terahertz radiation (0.1 THz, corresponding to 3 mm). These lasers support a multitude of applications in microscopy, materials metrology and quantum technology.

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Gentec-EO Pronto Series High Power Detectors

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The Gentec-EO Pronto series of detectors for High Power laser measurement replaces the FLASH series now discontinued. The Pronto models offer the same laser measurement capabilities, but with new and improved electronics that allow for data logging, more calibration points and USB connection for data transfer and charging the battery.

  • Wide Power Range: Very low noise level = wide power range with just one device
  • No-Wait Measurements: 5 seconds measurements allow for very short cooling time (all models except Pronto-3K)
  • Easy Operation: Color Touch Screen Display
  • Large Aperture: 55 mm aperture to accommodate large beams
  • Rugged: All-metal body
  • High Damage Thresholds
  • Advanced Features: Data Logging and Data Transfer to PC

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Ocean Optics: Save a Bundle on Spectroscopy Systems

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Ocean Optics have packaged their spectrometers, accessories and software in convenient bundles to meet your most frequent measurement needs. Choose from standard and discounted options for absorbance, fluorescence, diffuse reflectance and plasma measurements. Reap the benefits of these application-ready setups and the option to select higher-value systems available at a great discount!

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Ekspla FemtoLux 3: Microjoule Class Industrial Grade Femtosecond Fiber Laser

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  • Up to 3 W
  • Up to 2 µJ
  • 300 fs – 5 ps pulses
  • Single shot – 5 MHz pulse repetition rates
  • Burst shape active control

Ekspla'sFemtoLux 3 is a modern industrial femtosecond laser aimed for micromachining, engraving and ophthalmologic surgery applications. Laser delivers up to 3 W of average power and up to 2 μJ femtosecond pulse energy. FemtoLux 3 is a flexible platform which allows to optimize output parameters for the desired process. The repetition rate as well as the output power can be easily changed with integrated pulse picker. With burst mode enabled FemtoLux 3 can generate bursts of pulses with energy above 10 µJ with burst shape pre-programed or controlled in real time. Pulse duration can also be programed up to 5 ps.

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TOPTICA receives the laser guide star contract for ELT from ESO

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Munich - December 18th: TOPTICA today signed an updated contract with the European Southern Observatory (ESO) for the production of four more lasers to be used in the adaptive optics system of the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT). The contract is an extension of a development and deployment contract for ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) and will be executed by TOPTICA Projects GmbH, a recently started TOPTICA spin-off. These unique guide star laser systems have been extensively tested at one of the major ESO telescopes in Paranal, Chile for more than two years. They will be a key component of the new ELT telescope and will help to achieve an unprecedented spatial resolution for optical/infrared ground-based telescopes. The ELT is expected to see first light in 2024.

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LaVision BioTec presents the new TriM Scope Matrix

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The Lavision Biotec TriM Scope Matrix combines flexible 2-photon in vivo imaging with mobile home cages for high-precision neurophysiological and behavioral tests.

Laser Quantum: Next generation ultrafast time-domain spectroscopy using ASynchronous OPtical Sampling (ASOPS)

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Laser Quantum is launching the ASOPS Engine, a next generation time-domain spectrometer! The ASOPS Engine offers extremely fast acquisition speeds: up to 20 kHz and unprecedented time-resolution, significantly below 60 fs for our 1 GHz laser range, and below 100 fs for our 84MHz laser range. The high scan rate, very long measurement windows and high time-resolution are unique features of our ASOPS Engine system, unachievable by conventional measurement techniques.

The ASOPS Engine consists of two femtosecond lasers, a TL-1000 ASOPS for offset frequency stabilisation, an optical trigger unit, a high-speed balanced optical photoreceiver, a personal computer housing the data acquisition card and the HASSP-Scope software for measurement and analysis of time-domain data.

The ASOPS Engine is ideal for low-noise ultrafast time domain spectroscopy, high resolution terahertz spectroscopy, two-color pump probe spectroscopy and more. Together with our THz spectroscopy unit the ASOPS Engine can be combined to the HASSP-THz, a versatile and powerful THz-spectrometer that is capable of reaching 100 dB SNR and a high-resolution with short acquisition times.

The GATTAscope Project is online

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Do you know all the components of your microscope? And do you know how they interact?

The GATTAscope project can show you how a super-resolution microscope is built up from scratch and what is the magic behind. Gattaquant, together with partners have established an online platform with tips, tricks and tutorials about fluorescence microscopy.

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Lastek End of Year Shutdown

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Lastek will be closed for the Christmas/ New Year period from Monday December 25th through Wednesday January 3 2018. We will reopen for business on Thursday January 4 2018.

We take this opportunity to wish all of our customers, suppliers, colleagues and friends a merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

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