Spider

Spider IR

Towards Short Pulses at 1 µm Central Wavelength


 Characterization for Small Bandwidths and Longer Pulses at 1 µm Central Wavelength


Overview

The Spider IR is a precision tool optimized for the complete spectral and temporal characterization of laser pulses in the infrared. Based on the patented Spider technology, it extends the existing range of APE Spider models to cover longer pulses, between 30 and 500 fs, at a central wavelength of around 1 µm. It also supports detection of the chirp sign for stretched pulses greater than 2 ps width, making it a smart choice for the alignment of pulse compressors.

True Single-shot

With its two internal spectrometers (for fundamental spectrum and upconverted interferogram) the Spider IR is able to simultaneously measure and analyze both spectra needed for pulse reconstruction, by using the same pulse. This gives it true single-shot capability. Furthermore, the Spider IR control software supports real-time calculation of the temporal amplitude and phase.

At a Glance

  • Best choice for pulses between 30 and 500 fs at 1 µm central wavelength
  • Spectral intensity and phase plus temporal intensity and phase measurement
  • Real-time and true single-shot measurement of intensity and phase
  • High level of automated software support and internal camera-assisted alignment
  • Full software suite included

Specifications

Spider IR Specification 
Wavelength Range970 ... 1070 nm
Others on request
Typical ApplicationsCharacterization of lasers with small bandwidths, larger pulse widths, e.g. 1 µm laser
Spectral Bandwidth> 6 ... 50 nm
Pulse Width30 … 500 fs;
5 ps for chirp direction measurement only
Laser Repetition RateAny
Single-shot Yes
Input PolarizationLinear horizontal
Input Power~ 100 mW at e.g. 80 MHz; ~ 20 mW at e.g. 1 kHz
Input TriggerTTL for f < 10 Hz
ConnectionUSB
Software SuiteIncluded
FC Spider / Spider IR Software Suite 
▪ Alternative interferogram demodulation analysis: Fourier / Wavelet
▪ Peak power calculation
▪ Measurement of phase differences (Dispersion measurement)
▪ Spectral phase derivation up to fourth order
▪ Simulation of additional theoretical dispersion (GDD, TOD, FOD)
▪ Spectrogram (X-FROG, SHG-FROG) and Wigner trace representation of the pulse
▪ E-field plot

Datasheets & Brochures

APE Spiders rev. 3.1.1 (pdf / english)


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APE Angewandte Physik & Elektronik GmbH
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Phone: +49 30 986 011-30
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Sales: sales@ape-berlin.de
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Coherent Scientific pty. Ltd.
Hilton SA 5033, South Australia

Phone: +61 8 8150 5200
Email: sales@coherent.com.au
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PulsePower Technology Ltd.
Beijing, Haidan District
China 100090

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Pinnacle Scientific Cooperation
Hangzhou, Jianggan District
China 310020

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OptiXs
199 00 Praha 9, Česko

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Gammadata Instrument AB
750 02 Uppsala
Sweden

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Optoprim
F 92170 Vanves, France

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Laser Sciences Services Pvt. Ltd.

Phone: +91 2778 1673
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Photonic Solutions PLC
Edinburgh, UK

Phone: +44 131 664 8122
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Ammo Engineering Ltd.
Petach Tikva 49517, Israel

Phone: +972 3 9239 666
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UFFICIO DI MONZA
Via Rota, 37
20900 Monza (MB)

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UFFICIO DI ROMA
Via Monte Giberto, 15
00138 Roma

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Phototechnica Corporation
Saitama 336-0017, Japan

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RayVis
Seoul 137-862, Korea

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STARK SCIENTIFIC S.A. DE C.V.
Guty Cardenas 147, Guadalupe Inn
Ciudad de Mexico, C.P. 01020, Mexico

Main Contact: Vicente Garcia Gomez

Phone: +52 555 401 8254
Email: sales@starkscientific.com

Eurotek International
02-668 Warsaw, Poland

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

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AceXon Technologies Pte. Ltd.
Singapore 658065

Phone: +65 6565 7300
Email: sales@acexon.com
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Innova Scientific S.L.
28290 Las Rozas de Madrid
Espana

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

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Photonic Solutions PLC
Edinburgh
UK

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Website: www.photonicsolutions.co.uk

APE Applied Physics & Electronics, Inc.
Vancouver | WA | USA

Phone: +1 888 690 3250
Sales: sales@ape-america.com
Support: service@ape-america.com


Software Suite

Powerful Spider Software Package

  • Spectral and temporal reconstruction
  • Alternative interferogram demodulation methods: Fourier / Wavelet
  • E-field plot
  • Peak power calculation
  • Measurement of phase differences
  • Spectral phase derivation up to fourth order
  • Simulation of additional theoretical dispersion (GDD, TOD, FOD)
  • Spectrogram (X-FROG, SHG-FROG) and Wigner trace representation of the pulse