Ekspla PT200 Series Single Housing NIR-IR Range Tunable Picosecond Laser

PT200 series picosecond tunable lasers

Ekspla's PT200 series laser systems integrate a picosecond optical parametric oscillator and DPSS pump laser into a single compact housing. Mounting the components into one frame provides a cost-effective and robust solution with improved long-term stability and reduced maintenance costs.

The MHz pulse repetition rate enables the photon-counting detection method in numerous non‑linear spectroscopy and microscopy applications.

PT257 and PT259 are targeted for CARS and two photon fluorescence applications. The tuning range of PT257 and PT259 supports Raman shift measurements in the 1000 – 4000 cm⁻¹ range. An optional second harmonic generator extends the PT259 tuning range to UV, enabling time‑resolved laser-induced fluorescence measurements. The PT277 model produces approximately 0.5 W power in mid‑IR range from 2500 to 3400 nm with nearly Fourier transform limited linewidth. Applications include infrared spectroscopy and vibrational spectroscopy on surfaces.

All models produce nearly diffraction limited divergence beams, with M² measured as <1.3 over the tuning range.

The microprocessor-controlled wavelength tuning is fully automatic. The wavelength controlling elements are mounted on precise micro‑stepping motors. The temperature of the non‑linear crystal is controlled by a precise thermocontroller with a bidirectional Peltier element, resulting in the fast tuning of crystal temperature. The lasers may be controlled from a remote keypad or via USB (RS232 is optional) interface from a personal computer using LabView™ drivers. Read more

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Ekspla NL300D Series Q-switched Lasers for PIV

NL300D series double pulse PIV lasers

Stable output specifications, intelligent triggering and easy operation make the Ekspla  NL300D series nanosecond laser an excellent choice for most liquid and many air-based PIV (particle image velocimetry) applications. Extremely low jitter of optical pulse with respect to sync pulse allows reliable synchronization with external equipment. Read more.

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Ekspla NL740 Series Ultrastable Nanosecond Laser

NL740 tunable pulse duration NdYAG lasers

The main feature of the Ekspla  NL740 series is the output of ultra-stable tunable duration (2 – 10 ns) narrow bandwidth nanosecond pulses based on temporally driven CW diode laser seeder and amplification stages.

Start of the system is the single mode DFB laser with temporal output power modulator. Then light is amplified in diode pumped regenerative amplifier in order to reach energy sufficient to amplify in double pass diode pumped amplifiers. Power amplifier is a chain of double pass amplifiers where pulse is amplified up to required energy. Before amplification spatial beam shaping is employed in order to get flat top shape at the output. The harmonic generators are based on angle tuned nonlinear crystals placed in a heater. Read more.

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Ekspla NL200 Series Compact Q-switched DPSS Lasers

NL200 series nanosecond compact Q switched DPSS laser 1

Ekspla's  NL200 series DPSS Q-switched nanosecond lasers offer high pulse energy at kHz repetition rates. End-pumped design makes this laser compact and easy to integrate. Harmonic generation modules for 532 nm, 355 nm, 266 nm and 213 nm wavelengths can be combined into one module, easily attached to the laser frame.

Featuring short pulse duration, variable repetition rate and external TTL triggering, nanosecond diode pumped NL200 series Q-switched lasers are excellent cost effective sources for specific applications like pulsed laser deposition, ablation through mask or intravolume marking of transparent materials, when higher pulse energy is required. Excellent energy stability and a wide range of wavelength options make this laser a perfect tool for spectro­scopy and remote sensing applications. Mechanically stable and hermetically sealed design ensures reliable operation and long lifetime of laser components. Read more.

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