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Picosecond Lasers

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39 suppliers for picosecond lasers are listed.

Among them:

Onefive GmbH

Onefive has developed a wide range of different picosecond fiber lasers. The Genki platform is based on passively mode-locking and offers pulse durations from 1 to 45 ps, wavelengths from UV to visible and IR, high amplitude and timing stability and low phase noise. The Katana platform offers from 20 ps to nanosecond pulse durations, continuously tuneable repetition rate that can be triggered internally or externally allowing for laser operation in both master and slave mode. Katana has been streamlined to offer high-power picosecond pulses in green, yellow, orange, red and infrared.

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Definition: lasers emitting pulses with picosecond durations

German: Pikosekundenlaser

Categories: lasers, light pulses

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A picosecond laser is a laser which emits optical pulses with a duration between 1 ps and (usually) some tens of picoseconds. It thus also belongs to the category of ultrafast lasers or ultrashort pulse lasers.

A variety of laser types can generate picosecond pulses, with other performance parameters varying in wide ranges:

Compared with femtosecond lasers, picosecond laser sources are often more economical. In applications such as micromachining, they offer similar performance.

See also: mode-locked lasers, mode locking, ultrafast lasers, femtosecond lasers, ultrashort pulses, nanosecond lasers, solid-state lasers, mode-locked fiber lasers
and other articles in the categories lasers, light pulses

In the RP Photonics Buyer's Guide, 69 suppliers for picosecond lasers are listed.

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