OPO – Optical Parametric Oscillator



Tunable and Compact Nanosecond OPO + Laser


Overview

nanoLevante is a new kind of compact nanosecond optical parametric oscillator (OPO) with an integrated pump laser in a new pulse parameter regime generating light in the NIR and MIR region. It is pumped by a compact industrial grade passively Q-switched YAG laser, providing pump pulses at the level of several microjoules with multi-kHz repetition rate.

Covering IR

nanoLevante offers widely tunable light in the IR region from 1.45 … 1.96 µm (Signal) and from 2.3 … 4.2 µm (Idler) with an average output power in the milliwatt range and pulse energies at microjoule level. The tuning of the wavelength is implemented via a factory calibrated stepper motor with a minimum step size corresponding to a sub-nm wavelength resolution. Operation via the simple Control Software allows to set the wavelength and repetition rate as well as to open and close the shutter and filters.

At a Glance

  • Computer controlled tuning / Operation via LAN
  • Wavelength monitoring port (Sum frequency in the visible range)
  • Power monitoring
  • Wide tuning range
  • Single shot capability
  • External trigger
  • Excellent beam quality
  • Green pilot beam

Additional Features

The Signal power is internally monitored and displayed in the Control Software. When external monitoring of the wavelength is required, this can be facilitated via a fiber optic output port, which delivers the sum frequency of Signal and pump for measuring with a simple CCD-spectrometer. The repetition rate may be changed to any value between single shot … 20 kHz either by internal or external trigger. With its integrated pump laser, single software interface and green pilot beam the nanoLevante is a compact, easy to use device for many applications replacing multiple individual light sources.

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Specifications

nanoLevante Specification    
* Pulse energy may vary at repetition rates < 8 kHz, but is constant at one chosen repetition rate.
Tuning range1.45 ... 1.96 µm (Signal)
2.3 ... 4.2 µm (Idler)
Spectral resolution1 nm
Pulse duration< 1.5 ns
Repetition rateSingle shot * ... 20 kHz
Triggerinternal or external (TTL)
Single shot ... 20 kHz
Trigger outputTTL (when internally triggered)
Beam qualityTEM00
Average output power @20 kHzSignalIdler
1430 ... 1515 nm > 10 mW2300 ... 2700 nm
> 20 mW
1515 ... 1960 nm > 40 mW2700 ... 3500 nm
> 5 mW
3500 ... 4200 nm
> 0.5 mW
Pulse energy @15 kHz> 3.5 µJ @ 1750 nm (Signal)
> 2.5 µJ @ 2320 nm (Idler)
Power input12 V DC, 100 W
100 ... 240 V AC, 50 ...60 Hz
External adapter included
Compatibility of the Control Software with Windows 8 operating system is being tested.

Datasheets & Brochures

nanoLevante (pdf / english)


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APE Angewandte Physik & Elektronik GmbH
Plauener Strasse 163-165 | Haus N
13053 Berlin, Germany

Tel +49 30 98601130
Fax +49 30 986011333

Sales: sales@ape-berlin.de
Support: service@ape-berlin.de

Coherent Scientific pty. Ltd.
Hilton SA 5033, South Australia

Phone: +61 8 8150 5200
Email: sales@coherent.com.au

Pinnacle Scientific Cooperation
Hangzhou, Jianggan District
China 310020

Phone +86 571 88225151
Email: sales@psci.cn



PulsePower Technology Ltd.
Beijing, Haidan District
China 100090

Phone +86 10 62565117
Email: mlu@pulsepower.cn

OptiXs
199 00 Praha 9, Česko

phone +420 212 247 293
Email: info@optixs.cz

Gammadata Instrument AB
750 02 Uppsala
Sweden

Tel: +46 18 56 68 35
www.gammadatainstrument.se
Email: jenny.lindvall@gammadatainstrument.se

Optoprim
F 92170 Vanves, France

Tel: +33 1 419 061 80
Email: info@optoprim.com

Laser Sciences Services Pvt. Ltd.

Tel: +91 2778 1673
Email: sales@laserscience.in

Photonic Solutions PLC
Edinburgh, UK

Tel: +44 131 664 8122
www.photonicsolutions.co.uk
Email: sales@photonicsolutions.co.uk

Ammo Engineering Ltd.
Petach Tikva 49517, Israel

Tel: +972 3 9239 666
www.ammo.co.il
Email: ammo1@ammo.co.il

Optoprim Srl.
20052 Monza, Italy

phone +39 (039) 834977
Email: info@optoprim.it

Phototechnica Corporation
Saitama 336-0017, Japan

Tel: +81 48 871 0067
www.phototechnica.co.jp
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RayVis
Seoul 137-862, Korea

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MEXITEK, S.A.
Mexico City 03100, Mexico

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Email: sales@mexitek.com

Eurotek International
02-668 Warsaw, Poland

Tel: +48 2284 379 40
jdresner@eurotek.com.pl

Innova Scientific S.L.
28290 Las Rozas de Madrid, Espana

Tel: +34 91 7105650
www.innovasci.com
Email: rafael.pereira@innovasci.com

AceXon Technologies Pte. Ltd.
Singapore 658065

Tel: +65 (6565) 7300
www.acexon.com
Email: lawrence.chua@acexon.com

Innova Scientific S.L.
28290 Las Rozas de Madrid
Espana

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www.innovasci.com
Email: rafael.pereira@innovasci.com

Dyneos AG
CH-8307 Effretikon
Switzerland

Tel: +41 52 355 12 40
www.dyneos.ch
Email: info@dyneos.ch

SuperbIN Company Ltd.
Taipei 11493
Taiwan, R.O.C.

Tel: +886 2 265 706 78
Email: info@superbin.com.tw

Photonic Solutions PLC
Edinburgh
UK

Tel: +44 131 664 8122
www.photonicsolutions.co.uk
Email: sales@photonicsolutions.co.uk

APE Applied Physics & Electronics, Inc.
45401 Research Ave., Suite 141
Fremont, CA 94539, USA

Tel: +1(888) 690-3250
www.ape-america.com
Email: sales@ape-america.com
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