Optogenetics Lasers

Optogenetics Lasers Overview

Optogenetics

Optogenetics is a biological technique that uses light to control cells in living tissue, typically neurons.  These neurons have been genetically modified to express light-sensitive ion channels, allowing researchers to correlate physical responses with individual neurons. Optogenetics while still a relatively new method, has already shown incites into several neurological and psychiatric disorders.  While very little optical power is needed, optogenetics lasers are still the preferred delivery method because of their ability to be focused and targeted to specific areas of the brain.  Additionally, several wavelengths in the near-infrared region allow optogenetics lasers to be transmitted through bone and tissue eliminating the need for opening the skull.  On this page, you will find a list of all of the full range of optogenetic lasers we offer at RPMC.

RPMC has years of experience supporting Optogenetics applications, helping industry professionals select the right tool for the job.

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Series

Alcor

 

ALCOR is the most advanced femtosecond fiber laser emitting at 920 nm or 1064 nm specifically designed for multiphoton microscopy instrumentation and industrial OEM integration, working with 24/7 operations, in an ultra-compact, robust and air-cooled format. Featuring the Alcor 920 4W, with the highest average power commercially available, as well as the XSight and FLeXSight external modules, allowing for fine and fast gating and power control, and GDD precompensation.

 

Altair

 

ALTAIR is the perfect fit for all deep excitation applications like multi-photon microscopy, with 1 µm wavelength, up to 20W average power output, and 1.5MW of peak power, it offers many benefits for bioimaging, including lower scattering and deeper penetration. Integrating state of the art, high-power, fully packaged fiber amplifiers, and pulse management, ALTAIR has remarkable pulse quality and high average power, is maintenance-free, ultra-compact, and robust.

 

Antares

 

ANTARES is a picosecond, quasi-continuous wave laser with a high repetition rate up to 80 MHz and a narrow linewidth, in a very compact and robust format. This laser series offers average powers of 1 to 40W at 1030 nm or 1064 nm (upon request) and can be doubled or tripled in the harmonics to answer even the most challenging industrial and scientific applications. ANTARES is ideally suited for applications such as CARS and spectroscopy applications.

 

HL

 

HL Series of laser diodes are available in a wide range of wavelengths from violet to red and infrared in support of a broad range of applications. These applications include display, medical, biosciences, industrial tools (sensor, leveler), machine vision, scanners, printers, and a myriad of other applications being developed in the industry.

 

 

K

 

K Series of multiple single emitter fiber-coupled diode lasers are available in wavelengths from 405nm thru 1550nm with up to 300W output powers. These multi-emitter high power and high brightness diode lasers include options for aiming beam, photodetector, TEC, fiber detector, thermistor, and a variety of package types.

 

 

LBX

 

LBX Series is a CW diode laser module in a vareity of diode wavelengths from 375 to 785nm, with output powers up to 350mW. This compact, self-contained laser module is available in turn-key or OEM versions and utilizes a proprietary alignment-free, monolithic resonator, and comes standard with a graphic user interface with remote diagnostics via USB, RS232, or direct I/O interface.

 

LBX HPE

 

LBX HPE series is a high power laser diode module offering excellent performance and reliability in a compact driver integrated laser head (Industry-standard compact package). It comes in free space multimode elliptical beam or with removable MM fiber coupling.

 

 

LBX-S

 

LBX-S Series is a stabilized CW diode laser module available at 633, 785nm, and 830nm delivering ultra-narrow linewidths thanks to its excellent temperature stability and low noise current. The Oxxius proprietary embedded firmware locks the laser on the same mode at each startup. This compact, self-contained laser module is available in turn-key or OEM versions and utilizes a proprietary alignment-free, monolithic resonator, and comes standard with a graphic user interface with remote diagnostics via USB, RS232, or direct I/O interface.

 

LCX

 

LCX Series is a CW diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) laser module in wavelengths of 532nm, 553nm, 561nm, and 1064nm, with up to 500mW of output power. This compact, self-contained laser module is available in turn-key or OEM versions and utilizes a proprietary alignment-free, monolithic resonator, and comes standard with a graphic user interface with remote diagnostics via USB, RS232, or direct I/O interface.

 

LDX

 

 

LDX Series of high power multimode single emitter laser diodes include wavelengths of 400nm – 1900nm. Available in a wide range of output powers and package types.

 

 

LDX

 

LDX-FC Series of high power multimode fiber-coupled laser diodes include wavelengths of 400nm – 1900nm. Available in a wide range of output powers and package types.

 

 

LCX

 

LPX Series is a CW diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) laser module in wavelength of 640nm, with up to 500mW of output power. This compact, self-contained laser module is available in turn-key or OEM versions and utilizes a proprietary alignment-free, monolithic resonator, and comes standard with a graphic user interface with remote diagnostics via USB, RS232, or direct I/O interface.

 

 

LXCc

 

LXCc series is the most compact and flexible all-in-one multicolor laser combiner, with up to 7 laser lines, and up to 500mW output power per line. The turnkey or OEM versions allow a large choice of lasers from 375nm up to 1064nm. The extension module provides the ultimate level of flexibility with up to 4 optical fiber outputs, integrated fast switching output ports for FRAP, or adjustable split power for light-sheet microscopy.

 

Matchbox

 

 

Matchbox series of compact laser diode and DPSS laser modules are available in wavelengths from 405nm thru 1064nm. Options include collimated beam or fiber-coupled output, and single-mode and multimode versions.

 

 

FP3-946-12-5: 946nm microchip laserMicrochip Series, available in the FP3 and P4 packages from BrightMicroLaser, are ultra-compact, passively q-switched DPSS lasers that feature pulse durations from 350 ps to 3 ns, energy levels up to 100 uJ and repetition rates up to 100 kHz. In addition to the fundamental 1064 nm wavelength and its harmonics (532, 355 and 266 nm), we also deliver units emitting at 946 and 473 nm.

 

 

Onda

Onda is a DPSS nanosecond OEM laser platform aimed at high-end applications requiring both excellent beam quality and high peak power in materials such as metals, glass, plastics, and various delicate and hard materials. Developed initially as a high-energy seeder for advanced MOPA laser systems, the Onda is now available as a standalone device operating at the wavelengths of 266, 355, 532 and 1064nm. The compactness and ease of use allow for superior operational flexibility and performance/cost ratio.

 

One Laser

 

One is a compact, passively q-switched laser operating at the fundamental wavelength of 1030nm. Available in a high energy configuration (up to 100uJ) as well as a high average power configuration (up to 3W). The One Series can be configured in a fixed operational rep rate configuration or an externally triggerable configuration. The One series is utilized in a variety of applications spanning from material process to air-borne LiDAR.

 

 

Quantas-Q-SPARK-PS-532: High energy, compact, nanosecond, DPSS laser

Q-SPARK, from Quantum Light Instruments Ltd., features a short <1.5 ns pulse with pulse energies up to 10 mJ. Due to the short cavity design, pulse durations of <800ps are achievable with pulse energies up to 5mJ. The innovative water-free laser crystal end-pumping technology produces a Gaussian-like, low divergence, high peak power laser beam in a compact, air-cooled package.

 

 

Quantas-Q1-PICO-532: High energy, compact, nanosecond, DPSS laser

Q1 is a compact, energy-efficient, diode-pumped, air-cooled, Q-switched laser available at 1064 and 1053nm with up to 45 mJ of pulse energy and rep rates up to 50Hz. The high peak powers and low divergence of the Q1 series enable efficient harmonic conversion through the 5th harmonic (213 or 211nm). The innovative laser design has resulted in a user-friendly, turnkey system that requires little maintenance.

 

 

Quantas Q2HE

 

Q2HE series, from Quantum Light Instruments Ltd., features an innovative water-free laser crystal cooling technology that enables the generation of high-quality laser beams with up to 100 mJ pulse energy and/or up to 4 W of average output power. Featuring a pulse duration of less than 7 ns and a low beam divergence, the Q2HE is capable of achieving efficient fundamental wavelength conversion through the 5th harmonics of 213/211 nm.

 

R

 

R series of wavelength stabilized single-mode and multimode laser diodes offer narrow wavelength spectrum in wavelengths from 633nm thru 1064nm. Package options range from components as basic as a TO-56 or 14-pin BF packaged diodes, to OEM modules including electronics, to UL/CE and IEC certified turn-key systems.

 

 

SOL

 

SOL Series is the most compact Q-switched Diode Pumped Solid State laser available in the power range from 6W to 40W @ 1064nm. Sol versions @ 532nn are also available with the same footprint. These air-cooled DPSS lasers are offered in a rugged and lightweight Single Unit, designed to allow easy and reliable integration in micro-machining and marking applications. Compactness, insensitivity to environmental conditions, and ease of handling guarantee superior operational flexibility and performance/cost ratio.

 

Wedge

 

Wedge is a DPSS laser that has been designed for OEM applications like micromachining of hard and soft materials, specialty marking, glass and crystals engraving, LIDAR, LIBS, Spectroscopy, and medical diagnostics. High peak powers, with relatively low energy and heat generation, allows efficient ablation and non-linear interaction with most materials. The compact and lightweight package represents a great benefit in LIDAR and other aerospace applications, while short pulses give extremely precise time-of-flight measurements. Second Harmonic (532 nm output) and wavelength conversion option widen the product application range.

 

WSLD

 

 

WSLD series of laser diodes, from WaveSpectrum, are available in a wide range of wavelengths, power levels, and packages. The WSLD wavelength options span from 405nm to 1920nm, with output powers in the range of 20mW to several watts, packaged in standard C, E, and H-Mount packages, as well as a variety of TO-can options.

 

 

WSLP

 

WSLP series of fiber coupled laser diodes are variable in both multimode and single mode configurations, with wavelengths from 405nm thru the IR. The highly reliable WSLP series is suitable for a variety of applications such as biological and analytical instrumentation.

 

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