Del Mar Photonics is now distributing the Opus laser, manufactured by Trestles. The Ti:sapphire oscillator produces laser pulses with durations of 50-100 femtoseconds at an average power up to 400mW at 800nm. It is tunable in the 740-870nm range and also available in fixed-centre wavelengths of 750, 770, 790, 810, 830, 850, or 870nm, and any other wavelength in-between. The Opus comes with two years' warranty. The company states that the new source is an entry-level femtosecond laser in terms of cost.
16 February 2010