Table-top laser systems installed in the FELBE user labs

Laser system

Pulse
duration

Energy
per pulse

Repetition rate

Wavelength range

Femtosecond Ti-sapphire laser with optical parametric oscillator 80 fs 10 nJ

78 MHz

730 – 870 nm
200 fs 1 nJ 1.1 – 3.2 μm
Picosecond Ti-sapphire laser 2 ps 30 nJ 78 MHz 730 – 980 nm
Femtosecond Ti-sapphire laser with regenerative amplifier, optical parametric amplifier, and difference frequency mixer 40 fs 5 µJ

100 – 250 kHz

800 nm
50 fs 160 nJ 1.2 – 2.4 µm
100 fs 10 nJ 2.6 - 10 µm
35 fs 30 nJ 78 MHz 800 nm
Femtosecond Ti-sapphire laser with amplifier, dual optical parametric amplifier, and difference frequency mixer < 35 fs 6 mJ

1 kHz

800 nm
< 100 fs > 200 µJ 1.15 - 2.6 µm
< 100 fs > 40 µJ 470 nm - 1.15 µm
15 fs 4 nJ 78 MHz 800 nm
  • All lasers can be synchronized to the FEL.

  • In addition, the fs laser systems are suitable for generating broad-band THz pulses, which can be used for probing the dynamics excited with FEL pulses (FEL-pump - broadband THz-probe).