Laser World of Photonics, Munich, Germany


Booth B2.203 June 26-29th 2017





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VOPO Visible and IR OPO

Elforlight introduce the new VOPO high repetition rate tuneable visible Optical Parametric Oscillator

Wavelengths from Blue to Red and beyond to IR are offered in nanosecond pulses (~3ns) at high repetition rates up to kHz frequencies.   Elforlight have pioneered short nanosecond (<2ns) pulses for photoacoustic microscopy, at standard 1064/532 wavelengths.  This wavelength versatile has been developed in response to demands for tuneability to facilitate spectroscopic studies.  Specific absorptions can now be targeted across the visible spectrum, in particular blood absorptions in the yellow / orange region.  IR versions around 1700nm target lipid (plaque) absorptions at up to 5kHz.  MIR outputs to 3 to 4 microns also available.

  • Tuneable 450  to 670nm, Idler available 750 to 2000nm
  • energies >20 microjoules
  • mJ level SWIR outputs at 1700nm, up to 5kHz
  • MIR outputs to 3 to 4 microns
  • Compact housing measuring 420x184mm
  • Integrated pump laser
  • All air cooled
  • Excellent pulse to pulse stability
  • RS232 controllable
  • Designed and manufactured in the UK
Model VOPO-200-20 VOPO-1000-10
Max. Energy 20μJ 10μJ
Wavelength 480-650nm 450-670nm
Repetition Rate 200Hz Up to 1kHz
Pulse Width ~3ns
Laser Head Size 420mm x 184mm x 104mm
Power supply 2U high 19 inch rack
Control RS232
Cooling Air cooled
Power requirement 100 - 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz Max 1000W

OPO Series Housing

OPO Datasheet