Category: Company News

1GHz OPO generates few-cycle near-IR pulses using a gigajet Ti: Sapphire pump source

Read our new whitepaper based on work recently published by Heriot-Watt University, reporting the generation of 23fs pulses at a wavelength of 1.6µm from a degenerate doubly resonant optical parametric oscillator pumped by a 1GHz gigajet Ti:Sapphire oscillator from Laser Quantum. Download the whitepaper for further information.

March 8th, 2016 | Company News

The finesse pure: Featuring on ITV’s ‘It’s not rocket science’

Tune into ‘It’s not rocket science’ on ITV at 20:00 on Tuesday 8th March, 2016 and spot Laser Quantum’s finesse 6W laser. Our finesse laser is an established choice of Ti:Sapphire pump source for integrators worldwide. As a compact laser it is easy to transport and use, whilst maintaining its power and industry leading lifetime. [...]
March 7th, 2016 | Company News

Benefits of ultrashort pulses in two-photon microscopy

Two-photon microscopy is an imaging technique invented by Denk, Webb and co-workers (Denk et al, 1990). The simple principles rely on simultaneous absorption of two-photons from a laser beam spatially focussed into a sample plane, to emit a fluorescent signal. The advantages of two-photon microscopy compared to conventional methods is the minimal effect of photo-bleaching […]

March 4th, 2016 | Company News

Time- keeping- a precise art

Optical clocks offer the most precise time-keeping in the world due to improved stability over the microwave clocks. The NPL (National Physical Laboratory) have demonstrated that time keeping can be done to the accuracy of one ten-millionth of a second per century. The counter used to measure this, with incredible accuracy, is a frequency comb. […]

February 23rd, 2016 | Company News

NEW: taccor comb, 1GHz spaced frequency comb, launching at Photonics West, B.1440

Between 16-18 February we are exhibiting at Photonics West, where we will be introducing the first ever Laser Quantum complete frequency comb as an addition to our wide range of continuous wave and ultrafast lasers. The taccor comb is a 1GHz spaced frequency comb consisting of a powerful 1GHz turn-key Ti:Sapphire laser with a matched [...]
February 15th, 2016 | Company News

Expert talks at Photonics West, B.1440

Photonics West is just around the corner and here at Laser Quantum preparation is underway to ensure we bring you our very best and latest developments. During the 3 day event, we will be hosting specialist talks from our booth (B.1440) relating to a number of our products and our latest research; the talks will [...]
February 5th, 2016 | Company News

Competition winners

In celebration of our brand new website, we launched a competition to win £20’s worth of Amazon vouchers. We would like to thank all those who entered and congratulate the winners. The winners will be informed via email and prizes will be sent out. Please continue to look through the new and improved features of […]

February 3rd, 2016 | Company News

Test drive the HASSP-THz at Photonics West

Between 16-18 February we are exhibiting at Photonics West and we are inviting you to test drive the HASSP-THz live at our booth, Hall B, Booth #1440. The HASSP-THz is a time domain THz spectrometer with 1GHz spectral resolution and a spectral coverage in excess of 6THz. This is your chance to find out whether THz spectroscopy […]

January 25th, 2016 | Company News

Raman-spectroscopy-based sensing platform for an indirect marker of blood glucose using an opus 532 laser

Dr. Rishikesh Pandey of G.R. Harrison Spectroscopy Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, is at the forefront of Biomedical and Clinical applications of Raman spectroscopy. His focus is on how to develop and deploy biophotonic techniques that bridge physical chemistry, clinical diagnosis and Raman spectroscopy. Specifically, he works to employ vibrational spectroscopic and imaging techniques [...]
January 18th, 2016 | Applications, Company News

New website launch competition

In celebration of the new Laser Quantum website, we are running a competition for 10 randomly drawn winners to win £20’s worth of Amazon vouchers. To enter the competition, answer the following three questions, where you will be able to try out the new website features in order to locate the answers: What is the […]

January 18th, 2016 | Company News