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Ceramics and ceramic-like materials are essential in science and industry due to their outstanding thermal, mechanical, chemical properties. In a recent article, PHAROS femtosecond laser from Light Conversion was used for laser lithography of hybrid organic-inorganic materials with subsequent heat treatment leading to tunable-crystalline-phase 3D nanostructures with feature resolution down to 60 nm.
The article, entitled “Laser additive manufacturing of Si/ZrO2 tunable crystalline phase 3D nanostructures,” appears in the journal Opto-Electronic Advances.
Along with the 80 W, 40 W, and 20 W models of CARBIDE femtosecond laser, Light Conversion now offers an 80 W model with 2 mJ pulse energy! The reliability of CARBIDE femtosecond laser has been proven by hundreds of systems operating 24/7 in the industrial environment. The lasers are mainly used for a variety of material micro-machining tasks, such as drilling and cutting various metals, polymers, ceramics, sapphire, and glass, as well as state-of-the-art research.
Access Laser proudly presents the SLX! The SLX is Access Laser’s new compact laser platform designed for highest performance in a wide range of environmental conditions. This compact laser provides 1-watt laser radiation on a single emission line.
Applications for the SLX include:
The TTB range of mirrors from Manx Precision Optics (MPO) is based on a specialist coating design to offer a broader reflectivity bandwidth while maintaining a good Group Delay Dispersion (GDD) and high laser-induced damage threshold (LIDT). At 800 nm, mirrors from the TTB range achieve an LIDT of >= 0.45 J/cm2 in 25 fs and >= 1.15 J/cm2 in 500 fs. MPO has solutions for LIDTs relating to other pulse durations.
The paper summarizes the steps of this process:
Phase plate optics from Holo/Or provide numerous uses including phase contrast microscopy, ring beam generation, and more. Phase plates are a common name for many types of optical elements, designed to give a wavefront a pre-designed phase profile. This profile can be used for various light shaping applications.
For more information, contact Holo/Or.
Laser systems are growing increasingly complex, and laser intensities are becoming higher than ever before. Due to these advances, conventional quartz waveplates are beginning to approach their limits.
Phase shifting mirrors produced by Manx Precision Optics (MPO) are capable of good performance over broad bandwidths, due to broadband reflectivity over 99%, low Group Delay Dispersion, and broad characteristic phase delay.