Picosecond / Femtosecond Fiber Lasers

Next generation ultrafast fiber lasers for science and industry

Ultrafast technology has seen an unpredictable success ever since it was introduced. Many promising applications have emerged benefiting mainly from the high peak power and ultrashort pulse duration which give rise to nonlinear effects and open new paths in engineering and scientific research. The key for successful integration of ultrafast technology are robust, cost-effective systems with simple push-button operation.

TOPTICA offers several products fulfilling these requirements: ultrafast fiber lasers based on Erbium (Er) and Ytterbium (Yb) like the FemtoFiber smart, FemtoFiber ultra and FemtoFiber dichro series. All these systems are based on TOPTICA FemtoFiber technology.

TOPTICA’s FemtoFiber lasers provide reliable femtosecond / picoseconds pulses based on polarization-maintaining fibers and SAM mode-locking. Different models (1560/780 nm, VIS/NIR tunable output, IR/NIR supercontinuum, short-pulse) cover a wide range of applications, e.g.  non-linear microscopy, two-photon polymerization, time-domain Terahertz, attoscience, and as seed lasers.

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  • SAM mode-locked all PM fiber setup
  • User friendly turnkey operation
  • Robust and reliable, compact design
  • Optics and electronics in just one box
  • 12V DC power supply with lowest power consumption

 WavelengthPulse durationAverage output powerRepetition rate
FemtoFiber smart 780785 nm ± 5 nm< 100 fs (typ. 80 fs)> 120 mW80 MHz
FemtoFYb 1030-4001030.5 ± 0.5 nm< 2 ps (chirped output) compressible to < 400 fs> 0.5 mW30 ± 0.5 MHz
FemtoFYb 1030-8001030.5 ± 0.5 nm< 800 fs (fourier-limited output)> 0.5 mW20 ± 0.5 MHz
PicoFYb 10301030.5 ± 0.5 nmtyp. 6.5 ± 1 ps> 20 (typ. 25) mW30 ± 0.5 MHz
PicoFYb 10641064.3 ± 0.5 nmtyp. 5.5 ± 1 ps> 50 mW20 ± 0.5 MHz
FemtoFErb 15601560 ± 10 nm< 80 fs (typ. 50 fs)> 120 mW (typ. 140 mW)100 MHz (standard, other on request)
FemtoFErb 1560 FD6.51560 ± 10 nm< 60 fs (typ. 50 fs)> 80 mW (typ. 90 mW)100 MHz (standard, other on request)
FemtoFErb 19501950 ± 10 nmtyp. 100 fs> 30 mW30 MHz
  • High-power fiber amplifier
  • Polarization maintaining fibers only
  • Compact air-cooled systems

 WavelengthPulse durationAverage output powerRepetition rate

FemtoFiber ultra 780

780 nm

< 150 fs

> 1 W

80 MHz

FemtoFiber ultra 920

920 nm

< 100 fs

> 1.5 W

80 MHz

FemtoFiber ultra 1050

1050 nm

< 100 fs

> 5 W

80 MHz

 

  • Versatile micro-Joule fiber laser
  • Superior temporal and spatial beam quality
  • Adjustable repetition rate
  • Pulse on demand
  • Continously adjustable pulse duration
  • Industrial grade, compact design
  • Passively-cooled, detachable laser head
  • Robust and reliable, all-PM fiber setup
  • Turnkey system, compact footprint

 WavelengthPulse durationAverage output powerRepetition rate
FemtoFiber vario 10301030 nm< 300 (typ. 250 fs)> 2 W @ 1 MHz< 10 MHz
FemtoFiber vario 1030 HP1030 nm< 300 (typ. 250 fs) > 8 W0.02 kHz .. 10 MHz (tunable)
  • Two colors
  • Synchronized pulses
  • SAM mode-locked
  • PM fiber based

 WavelengthPulse durationAverage output powerRepetition rate
FemtoFiber dichro midIR5 - 15 µm,
20 - 60 THz,
670 - 2000 cm-1 (tuning range)
---typ. 1 mW80 MHz

 

  • Multi-color
  • Multi-purpose
  • Synchronized pulses
  • SAM mode-locked

FemtoFiber Metabolic ImagingLaser system for two-photon fluorescence lifetime imaging of NADH and FAD
FemtoFiber Teraflash TRTSLaser system for time-resolved terahertz time-domain spectroscopy (TRTS)
FemtoFiber ASOPSAdvanced laser system for ultrafast pump-probe spectroscopy with kHz scanning rates