Multi-Wavelength Laser

Item Code: 40A-48A-XXY-64A-11-NT-NF
Diode Free-space
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A widely configurable 3-wavelength dichroic laser featuring precisely co-aligned optical paths in a free-space output configuration. All optics and electronics fitted into the ultra-compact 'Matchbox' housing. Elevate your scientific endeavors with our state-of-the-art 4-Wavelength Laser Combiner. This compact powerhouse seamlessly integrates four distinct wavelengths into a single housing, providing unmatched convenience without any compromise in performance.

  • Three wavelengths
  • Plug-and-play
  • Single user interface for all 3 wavelengths
  • Space-saving design
  • No optics realignment
  • Remote PC control

Last edited on: 20 May 2024
Parameter Minimum Value Typical Value Maximum Value
 Output power, mW 1 - 405 nm - 120
488 nm - 40
638 nm - 130
 Wavelength tolerance, nm 400
 Longitudinal modes - Multiple -
 Spectral line width FWHM, nm - 1 2
 Power stability, % (RMS, 8 hrs) 2 - 0.2 1
 Intensity noise, % (RMS, 20 Hz to 20 MHz) 3 - 0.5 1
 Transversal modes - TEM00 -
 Polarization direction - Horizontal -
 Polarization contrast 405 nm - 50
488 nm - 10
638 nm - 10
405 nm - 300
488 nm - 100
638 nm - 50
 Control interface type 4 - UART -
 Operation mode - ACC (CW) -
 Modulation bandwidth, MHz 5 - 10 -
 Input voltage, VDC 8 9 12
 External power supply requirement 6 - +9 V DC, 1.5 A +12 V DC, 1.5 A
 Dimensions (WxDxH), mm 7 - 50 x 30 x 18 -
 Beam height from the base, mm - 10.4 -
 Heat-sinking requirement, °C/W - <0.5 -
 Optimum heatsink temperature, °C - 25 -
 Warm up time, mins (cold start) - < 1 2
 Temperature stabilization - Internal TEC -
 Overheat protection - Yes -
 Storage temperature, °C (non-condensing) - - -
 Net weight, kg - 0.3 -
 Power consumption, W 8 - 2 18
 Warranty, months (op. hrs) 9 - 14 (10000) -
 RoHS - Yes -
 CE compliance - - General Product Safety Directive (GPSD) 2001/95/EC - (EMC) Directive 2004/108/EC -
 OEM lasers are not compliant with - IEC60825-1:2014 (compliant using additional accessories) -

1 The optical power can be tuned from virtually 0% to 100% by changing the driving current of the laser diodes. However, other specifications, such as central wavelength, power stability, noise, polarization ratio, beam shape, quality, and circularity are not guaranteed at power levels other than factory preset power. Significantly worse power stability is to be expected at very low power levels, e.g. <3% from specified nominal power.

2 The long term power test is carried out at constant laser body temperature (+/-0.1 ‎°C) using an optical power meter with an input bandwidth of 10 Hz. The actual measurement rate has a period of about 20 seconds to 1 minute.

3 Noise level is measured with a fast photodiode connected to an oscilloscope. The overall system bandwidth is from 2 kHz to 20 MHz.

4 The break-out-box AM-C9 can be used for conversion of UART communication to USB.

5 TTL digital modulation up to 10 MHz.

6 If the break-out-box AM-C9 is used, a PD (Power Delivery) type of power supply can be used.

7 Excluding control interface pins and an output window/fiber assembly.

8 For single enabled wavelength.

9 Whichever occurs first.



Drawing of Multi-Wavelength Laser
Typical Near Field

Typical near field (0.45 m from output aperture) beam profile of 40A-48A-XXY-64A-11 combiner.

Near field beam profile of Multi-Wavelength Laser
Typical Far Field

Typical far field (1 m from output aperture) beam profile of 40A-48A-XXY-64A-11 combiner.

Far field beam profile of Multi-Wavelength Laser

Flow Cytometry

Flow cytometry is a sophisticated analytical technique widely used in biomedical research and clinical diagnostics. It allows for the simultaneous analysis of multiple physical and chemical characteristics of cells or particles as they flow through a laser beam. By utilizing fluorescence and light-scattering principles, flow cytometry provides valuable insights into cell populations, allowing researchers to study cell morphology, identify cell types, and assess various cellular functions with high-throughput precision.

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