News

Welcome on board!

October 12th, 2021

Wenting has started her new journey in our sales team in Berlin. She finished her master study from University of Europe for Applied Sciences in Berlin with emphasis on customer management. Thanks to Wenting´s capabilities and background, she is an excellent fit as sales manager. Her focus will be on dealing with RFQs, engaging with customers´projects and being a representative of APE at various trade shows in China, Germany and other countires. We are looking forward to getting to know...


APE presents two new posters at ASSL this week.

October 4th, 2021

During the virtual Advanced Solid State Lasers (ASSL) conference, our colleague Mateusz Ibek will present our method for High-Dynamic Range Pulse-Contrast Measurements. This is mainly intended to investigate the background intensity besides the actual laser pulse, which can give additional insight to laser developers and scientific researchers. Start is today 4th of October, 1:00 pm (UTC) – JM3A.59 Ingo Rimke will present our Ultra-wide tunable femtosecond light source. The tuning range of this light source is over 5 octaves, starting...


Another interesting outcome!

September 21st, 2021

The Ultrafast Optical Spectroscopy group (GUFOS) at Friedrich-Schiller-University in Jena led by Prof. Giancarlo Soavi, presented encouraging results. Sebastian Klimmer, the author of the published paper at Nature Photonics, demonstrated second harmonic generation in 2D-materials to be used as all-optical switches which showed unprecedented speed and modulation depth of close to 100%. Find the paper here: Link In this setup the fundamental frequency was delivered by one of our Optical Parametric Oscillators (OPO), so called Levante IR fs. This outcome could lead to...


Latest results from our laboratory

September 14th, 2021

This week, our colleague Stefan Popien will attend the European Optical Society Annual Meeting (EOSAM) from the 13th to 17th Sept. Fortunately, the conference will be held in person in Rome, and we have the opportunity to talk to members of the community. Stefan will present a poster about our work on a IR light source based on an Optical Parametric Oscillator (OPO) combined with a Difference Frequency Generator (DFG). The tunable wavelength range extends over 3.9 octaves starting with 1.3...


Space rocks!

August 31st, 2021

Researchers at the University of Grenoble are studying meteorite samples using nanoscale IR spectroscopy. We are honored that our Mid-IR Laser – Carmina is an important part of the AFM-IR setup. The extremely high spatial resolution of this method enables the research group of Pierre Beck to distinguish and decipher the structure of organic and mineral compounds within meteorite samples. By applying nanoscale IR spectroscopy, the researchers are aiming to create new insights into the processes during the formation of...


Updated version of reference list for picoEmerald available

August 3rd, 2021

It is always a good sign, when customers are not only happy with your product, but also successful.  In the past year, our picoEmerald was a key component in over 20 publications in scientific journals. In 2021, there are already 13 papers involving our system, and more will follow.  The clever features of the picoEmerald make it the ideal laser source for multiple established methods and experimental applications, such as: CARS, SRS, quantum dots, and multiphoton fluorescence. Especially the narrow...


New member to the APE family

July 13th, 2021

This week we welcome our newest member to the APE family. Shuo Cao did his Master of Science at the TU Darmstadt and has a background in electronics. After his studies, he gained multiple years of experience in the field of analog/digital circuit design. Now, freshly moved to Berlin, he is ready for the next adventure. Shuo has joined our development team in our electronics department and will be working on the development of hardware/firmware and FPGA-programming for our products. After a good...


Quantum-enhanced nonlinear microscopy

July 7th, 2021

Congratulations to Catxere A. Casacio and Prof. Warwick Bowen of the University of Queensland Australia for his publication in Nature – “Quantum-enhanced nonlinear microscopy”. The Queensland Quantum Optics Lab (Link) is the first to use squeezed light to break the shot-noise limit in Stimulated Raman Scattering (SRS). This is a breakthrough, as it enables the imaging of biological structures in an innovative way.We are proud to mention that our Optical Parametric Oscillator (OPO) the Levante Emerald ps was one of the...