TiF-15. Ti:Sapphire Femtosecond Solid-State Oscillator

Ultrafast titanium-sapphire solid-state laser system with ultra-short pulse duration down to 15 fs.
  TiF-15 (without pump laser)
TiF-15F (with an integrated pump laser)
Factory-set pulse duration* <15** fs <30** fs
Spectrum width at 800 nm (FWHM) >70 nm >30 nm
Output wavelength 800±15 nm (fixed) 760-840 nm (USB-tunable)
Average output optical power at 800 nm >230 mW at 3 W pump >300 mW at 3 W pump
>500 mW at 6 W pump
Pulse repetition rate (fixed) 90±2 MHz 80±2 MHz
Maximum acceptable pump power ≤6 W
Spatial mode TEMoo
Output polarization linear, horizontal
Divergence <1 mrad
Long-term output power stability (12 h) <1%*** rms
Automatic mode-locking yes
Thermally stabilized breadboard yes
Dimensions 650x330x128 mm
* - the laser is tuned to either initial configuration at our factory. Later on-site realignment by the user or our engineer is possible;
** - with external group velocity dispersion compensation;
*** - at equal ambient conditions.

The TiF-15 laser system offers the shortest available pulse duration in the TiF family of Ti:S femtosecond laser oscillators. It is a robust tool for cutting-edge ultrafast research.

The system can be supplied in two basic versions: the TiF-15, being a stand-alone version for pumping with an external pump laser; or the TiF-15F 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-15/TiF-15F is up to 6 W.

The system is designed to operate 24/7 as a seed oscillator for our larger amplifier systems and thus inherits all the stability-enhancing design features. The system may be supplied pre-tuned to one of the two available configurations, with all the components inside the box being the same. An external prism pair kit or a tunable pulse compressor (the APC unit) for output pulse chirp compensation and pre-compensation are also available.

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