Colours of Carnival – Multi-Laser Engines for Biophotonics and Metrology

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The iChrome family of multi-laser engines addresses the need for lasers with multiple colors in biophotonics (microscopy, cytometry, DNA sequencing etc.) and metrology (scatterometry, ellipsometry).

These applications require a flexible laser source that provides several wavelengths from one optical fiber. The compact and reliable iChrome systems thus replace cumbersome and maintenance-intensive “breadboard solutions”.

With TOPTICA’s proprietary COOLAC-technology all integrated lasers can be perfectly aligned with just one push of a button. The light engine can provide up to eight different wavelengths from ultraviolett to infrared wavelengths. The individual lasers are efficiently combined and delivered via single-mode, polarization-maintaining fibers.