Laser femto set-up - Mai-Tai et OPO

Equipment role

Ultrafast VIS-IR laser source with OPO (ultrafast laser system)

Manufacturer

Spectra-Physics

Model

Mai Tai HP Fastscan

Technical specification

  • Pulse Width : <100 fs
  • Tuning Range: 690–1040 nm
  • Average Power at 800 nm : >2.5 W
  • Average Power, Alternative Wavelengths:         

    • >500 mW at 690 nm
    • >1.35 W at 710 nm
    • >1.35 W at 920 nm
    • >300 mW at 1040 nm

  • Beam Roundness: 0.9–1.1
  • Astigmatis: <10%
  • Repetition Rate: 80 MHz ±1 MHz
  • Beam Pointing Stability : <50 µrad/100 nm
  • Noise : <0.15%
  • Stability: <±1%
  • Spatial Mode: TEMoo, M² <1.1
  • Polarization: >500:1 horizontal
  • Beam Divergence: <1.2 mrad
  • Beam Diameter (1/e²):  <1.2 mm

Examples of processes available

  • TCSPC measures (Time correlated single-photon counting)
  • Characterization of single photon avalanche photodiode temporal resolution
  • Temporal characterization for detector and ultrafast electronics (SPAD, PMT, TDC, etc)