Jan 2016Spectra-Physics Lasers Div., Laser ScienceRequest Info
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 29, 2016 — Spectra Physics Inc. has announced the femtoTrain 1040-5 femtosecond laser, a compact, fixed wavelength device that delivers high energies and peak powers.
The laser offers <220-fs pulse widths, >0.5-mJ pulse energies and >2-MW peak powers, allowing for use in medical and bioimaging applications including optogenetics for photoactivation and microsurgery.
The platform provides high beam quality, low noise and long-term stability with an output of >5 W at a 10-MHz repetition rate in the IR range of 1040 nm. The laser is equipped with long-life diodes and an ultrastable sealed optical cavity design.