Components

Attenuators

Operating wavelength Dynamic range Bandwidth Transmission Damage threshold
OA 250...2000 nm >10^2 up to 20% >90% up to 10 J/cm^2

Dispersion and Pulse Duration Control

Operating wavelength Introduced dispersion Transmission Energy efficiency Obtainable pulse duration
APC 700-1600 nm from -13000 to +7000 fs^2 90% - -
Compulse 800 or 1030 nm - - up to 40% down to 6 fs

Faraday Isolators and Rotators

Operating wavelength Clear aperture Isolation Transmission Damage threshold
AF 400-1250 nm up to 20 mm up to 60 dB up to 92% up to 5 J/cm^2

Harmonic Generators

Input wavelength range SH output TH output FH output Conversion efficiency
ASG 720-1600 nm 360-800 nm no no SH: 20-50%
ATsG 750-1600 nm 375-800 nm 250-533 nm no SH: 20-50%; TH: 3-15%
AFsG 820-1600 nm 410-800 nm no 205-400 nm SH: 20-50%; FH: 3-10%
AMG 780-1600 nm 390-800 nm 260-533 nm 195-400 nm SH: 30-60%; TH: 5-10%; FH: 1-10%

Optical Choppers

Modulation frequency Phase shift Phase jitter (rms) - -
OCV-6300 7-6300 Hz - - - -

Pulse Pickers

Operating wavelength Transmission gate width Max. output PRR Rise time Contrast
OG-B/F 200...2700 nm fixed, 3...8 ns up to 1 MHz down to 700 ps >1500:1
OG-V 200...2700 nm adjustable, 20 ns...10 us up to 100 kHz 7 ns >1000:1

Raman Shifters

Input wavelength Output wavelength Conversion efficiency Input pulse energy Operating pressure
RS 800, 1030 or 1240 nm 870, 1050, 1180, 1200, 1430, 1890, 1530, 1970, 2600 nm up to 30% up to 100 mJ up to 100 atm

Supercontinuum Generators

Pump requirements Spectrum width (-10 dB) Conversion efficiency
GECON up to 500 mW @ 800 nm 380-1050 nm up to 60% - -

Terahertz Generators

Central frequency Spectrum width THz pulse energy Focused field strength Pump energy (800 nm, <150 fs)
TERA-AX 1 THz 1-1.5 THz up to 1 uJ up to 1 MV/cm up to 5 mJ

Latest News

Ultrafast Phenomena 2018 in Hamburg (15-20 July)

Avesta is participating in Ultrafast Phenomena 2018 conference and tabletop exhibition in Hamburg, Germany (15-20 July). We would be glad to discuss any of the ongoing and future projects with the ultrafast community at our tabletop. Hope to see you soon!

New Year Holidays: 30 Dec 2017 – 08 Jan 2018

Avesta’s facilities will be closed for the New Year break from 30 Dec 2017 till 08 Jan 2018. We will resume all operations on 09 Jan 2018. However, we hope to provide periodic e-mail correspondence during the holidays. We wish you a fruitful and prosperous Year 2018!

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