TiF-100. Ti:Sapphire Femtosecond Solid-State Oscillator

Ultrafast titanium-sapphire laser system providing the highest output average power and the broadest tuning range of the whole TiF laser series.
Standard models and available pump laser power matrix
TiF-100ST (standard wavelength range) TiF-100LW (extended IR range)
Pump laser power Wavelength tuning Output power Wavelength tuning Output power
3 W 740-860 nm >350 mW аt 800 nm n/a n/a
4 W 735-870 nm >500 mW аt 800 nm n/a n/a
5 W 730-875 nm >650 mW аt 800 nm 830-950 nm >200 mW at 950 nm
6 W 725-880 nm >850 mW аt 800 nm 830-960 nm >200 mW at 960 nm
8 W 720-885 nm >1.25 W аt 800 nm 830-970 nm >200 mW at 970 nm
10 W 715-890 nm >1.55 W аt 800 nm 830-980 nm >150 mW at 980 nm
It is possible to combine both ranges in a single laser system, please enquire for details.
General optical specifications
Output pulse duration1) <100 fs
Spectrum width1) (FWHM) >8 nm
Pulse repetition rate (fixed) 80±10 MHz
Pump laser integrated or stand-alone DPSS 500...550 nm low-noise laser (up to 10 W)
Beam mode TEM00 (M^2 <1.2)
Beam diameter (at 1/e^2) <2 mm
Output polarization linear, horizontal, PER >20 dB
Beam divergence <1 mrad
Long-term stability2) <0.2% rms
Noise3) <0.1% rms
Physical dimensions (L × W × H)
Laser head 516 × 350 × 118 mm (including integrated pump laser)
Pump laser control unit 353 × 360 × 119 mm
Closed-loop chiller 430 × 340 × 190 mm
Environmental and utility specifications
Operating temperature 15-30 °C
Relative humidity <60%, non-condensing
Voltage single-phase; 100-240 VAC; 50/60 Hz
Power consumption <2 kW
Available configuration packages4)
Thermally stabilized monolithic body included in any package
Pulse train SMA output with mode-lock LED included in any package
Auto” factory package - built-in spectrometer
- single-touch wavelength tuning w. presets
- built-in power meter
- active output power stability locking
- Windows software with configurable widgets
- automatic mode-lock start and monitoring
PC requirements: USB 2.0 port, Windows 10
"Basic" factory package (default) - push-button starter
- USB 2.0 wavelength tuning via step-motor slit (via step number information and calibration)
PC requirements: USB 2.0 port, Windows 10
Manual” factory package - push-button starter
- manual wavelength tuning slit
1) - when tuned to 800 nm central wavelength;
2) - after 30 min warm-up with cold start, during 12-hour continuous operation under equal room temperature conditions using recommended stabilized closed-loop chiller with proper capacity and recommended low-noise on-board integrated highly stable pump laser
with active power locking;
3) - measured from 10 Hz to 10 MHz;
4) - please select one of the packages for your system; certain features may be tailored or combined differently according to specific customer requirements.

The TiF-100 laser system offers the highest average power and the broadest tuning range in the TiF laser family. The unit is a flexible tool suitable for numerous applications and can really be a workhorse for many different projects going on simultaneously.

The system can be supplied in two basic configurations: the TiF-100, being a stand-alone version for pumping with an external pump laser; or the TiF-100F system which may be integrated with an industry-standard pump laser on site or at our factory. However, the dimensions of the Ti:S laser head are the same for either version, the stand-alone version may later be fitted with an integrated pump laser at minimum additional cost. The acceptable pump laser power for the TiF-100/TiF-100F is up to 10 Watts. See tuning curves in the datasheet for output power vs. wavelength dependence.

The system can also be equipped with an optional birefringent filter and optional etalons providing narrowband tunable CW regime over the whole tuning range.

An external prism pair or a tunable pulse compressor (model APC) for dispersion pre-compensation is also available.

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