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Using resonance scanners and ultrafast laser in FT-CARS

In this published paper by Hashimoto et al. (2018), ‘Ultra-broadband rapid-scan Fourier-transform CARS spectroscopy with sub-10-fs optical pulses’ leverages the benefits of products from Novanta. The experimental set-up contains a venteon ultra from Laser Quantum and a resonant scanner, CRS12 kHz, from Cambridge Technology. The paper demonstrates ultra-broadband Fourier-Transform Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering (FT-CARS) spectroscopy. […]


March 26th, 2019 | Applications

Advancements in nanoparticles

A recent paper in nature communications by Kim et al, (2018) ‘Photonic crystal cavities from hexagonal boron nitride’ uses the gem 532 laser as the excitation laser for the broadband emission in hexagonal boron nitride and single emitters. The paper examines the development of a scalable quantum photonic technique. It utilises hexagonal boron nitride as […]


March 20th, 2019 | Applications

Interesting new paper using the ventus 532

In a paper by Nieves et al. titled ‘Photothermal raster image correlation spectroscopy of gold nanoparticles in solution and on live cells’, the ventus 532 is used as the excitation laser within the photothermal confocal microscope set-up. In the experiment, the technique used, Raster image correlation spectroscopy (RICS), enables observation of a greater area of […]


March 12th, 2019 | Applications

The Quantum Flagship – expanding European scientific research

The Quantum Flagship, a new €1bn initiative spanning the course of the next 10 years, has now officially launched. The Quantum Flagship aims to push Europe to the forefront of quantum research collating over 5000 European researchers in academia and industry, and Laser Quantum’s product development has been able to contribute to one of the […]


November 28th, 2018 | Applications, Top Stories

New cancer detection techniques via microscope

Oxford Nanoimaging, a UK-based super-resolution imaging company, has showcased a groundbreaking new desktop microscope which allows scientists to see individual molecules in living cells. Their super-resolution microscope can measure molecules as close as 20 nanometers apart; by comparison, a sheet of paper is around 100,000 nm in thickness. ONI hopes to use this imaging technique […]


October 23rd, 2018 | Applications, Top Stories, Videos

Nobel Prize in Physics 2018

Scientists Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland share the Nobel prize in physics for their pioneering work in laser physics, uncovering the applications that have led to the development of many Laser Quantum products. Ashkin has won half of the £771,000 prize for inventing optical tweezers, using laser light as a tool to move […]


October 5th, 2018 | Applications

Next Generation Amplifier

Read the Physik journal (German), to see the recently published article about Laser Quantum’s ‘Next generation amplifier’. The parametric laser system has revolutionised ultra-short pulse physics. The venteon OPCPA is beneficial for numerous applications including; High Harmonic Generation, CARS/SERS, COLTRIMS and Attosecond physics. You can access the journal through this link (to read the full [...]
June 15th, 2017 | Applications

Free Webinar: Benefits of gigahertz mode spacing for frequency comb applications

Join Laser Quantum’s Dr. Albrecht Bartels, as he presents his webinar on the ‘Benefits of gigahertz mode spacing for frequency comb applications’. To register for the webinar on 30th May 2017 @ 15:00 BST, please click here. After the first demonstration of an optical frequency comb based on a mode-locked laser in 1999, Ti:Sapphire lasers [...]
April 20th, 2017 | Applications, Company News

The next generation ultrafast amplifier

The venteon OPCPA is an exceptional ultrafast amplifier, which delivers few-cycle, multi-µJ level pulses without additional nonlinear compression. As industry experts in ultrafast technology, we have created the only commercial ultrafast amplifier on the market that combines unique few-cycle pulse duration <8 fs, µJ level energy and a high repetition rate of up to 4 [...]

OPCPA – An explanation and an animation

Laser pulse amplification has for a long time relied upon multi-pass concepts through inverted gain media with limited bandwidth. This concept allows high energy pulses, but due to band narrowing effects and thermal load, the pulses have a long duration and low repetition rates. Optical parametric chirped pulsed amplification has the advantage of a single [...]
March 8th, 2017 | Applications, Top Stories

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