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BoosTA

Convenient Laser Amplifier

    • Compact and economic optical amplifier
    • Wavelength range 660 nm .. 1495 nm
    • Gain up to 100, power up to 1.5 W
    • Integrated driver concept, most compact

    The BoosTA is a compact and economical optical amplifier. Just couple light into it, and it amplifies it up to a factor 100. The spectral properties of the master laser are preserved. The BoosTA includes computer controlled integrated electronics, and all optics for accepting a collimated and linearly polarized input beam. Custom optics and good thermal management guarantee best performance.

    • Specifications
      General Specification TOP-Seller (not configurable)
      SYS BoosTA
      670 L
      765 L
      780 L
      795 L 850 L
      Wavelength range (nm) 660 .. 1495 nm* 660 - 675 760 - 775 770 - 796 780 - 800 845 - 860
      Max. output power (W) 0.5 .. 3.5 W 0.5 1.3 1.5 1.2 1.3
      Beam quality M² < 1.5 (< 2 for some higher power chips)*** < 1.5 < 1.5 < 1.5 < 2 < 1.5
      Configuration Amplifier
      Master Laser External, not included
      Max. TA current [A] 2.5 (inquire for more)
      Typical tunability range 10 .. 50 nm
      Typical mode-hop-free tuning range depends on master laser
      Typical linewidth (5µs) depends on master laser
      ASE background depends on master laser
      Polarization Linear > 100 : 1
      Divergence < 1 mrad
      Beam height 50 ± 1 mm
      Optical isolators Input: none, Output: optional 30 or 60 dB
      Fiber coupling Input**** and Output: optional
      Fiber coupling efficiency**: min. (typ.) 50 % (60 %)***
      Control electronics Integrated into laser head + external supply
      Frequency modulation option -
      Intensity modulation option -
      Dimensions laser head (H x W x D) 85 x 100 x 312 mm³
      Weight laser head 4.5 kg
      Dimensions power supply 70 x 175 x 179 mm3
      Weight power supply 2.4 kg
      Power supply 100 .. 120 V / 220 .. 240 V AC, 50 .. 60 Hz (auto detect)
      Power consumption typ. 35 W, max 300 W
      PC Interface RS 232
      Environment temperature 15 - 30° C (operating) / 0 - 40° C (storage and transport)
      Environment humidity Non condensing
    • Additional Information
    • Options
      Optical Isolation Single Stage
      Isolators are used to protect the laser diode from back reflections. Fiber coupling with angle polished fibers (both ends) requires at least a single stage isolator.
      Optical Isolation Double Stage
      Double stage isolators are needed if reflections from the experiment into the laser are expected. Fiber coupling with non-angle polished fibers also requires a double stage isolator.
      FiberDock
      TOPTICA's patented fiber coupler provides highest single-mode fiber coupling efficiencies, easy alignment and at the same time highest stability. TOPTICA additionally offers a wide range of single-mode and polarization maintaining fibers, including fiber-optic beam splitters. Optical isolation is mandatory for fiber coupled diode laser systems.
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