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					M-COMB Femtosecond Fiber Laser




Femtosecond Source Engineered for Metrology Applications
New features make the M-Comb an ideal core component of versatile optical frequency comb systems
with improved performance. The three optical output ports can be amplified and by subsequent
frequency conversion the IR and the VIS spectral ranges are simultaneously available for precision
measurements. The high repetition rate entails larger spacing between the comb modes, which
ensures easy and straightforward frequency measurements, and provides higher optical power per
comb mode.

Features and Benefits
• Engineered for ultrahigh stability and ultralow phase noise
• Highest fundamental repetition frequency available on the market
• Truly turn-key operation by self-starting mode-locking mechanism with
  integrated microcontroller ensuring uninterrupted operation
• Temperature stabilized
• Repetition rate 250 MHz
  – tuning range 2 MHz, coarsly adjustable with stepper motor
  – fine-tuned and locked with a Piezo
• CEO frequency
  – tunable within the free spectral range of 250 MHz with intracavity wedge
  – stabilized by pump power modulation

                                                                                              An optical frequency comb system based on
Applications Include                                                                          M-Comb with stabilized octave spanning spectrum
• Optical frequency standards
• Absolute distance measurements
• Optical clockworks
• Low noise microwave synthesis
• Transfer of ultrastable timing signals
  and frequency standards
• High resolution spectroscopy


                                             Spectrum of M-Comb
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Optical Power [dBm]




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                                              Wavelength [nm]
M-COMB Femtosecond Fiber Laser
  T E C H N I C A L S P E C I F I C AT I O N S
                       Wavelength        1560 nm +/- 20 nm
        Optical Output Ports             3 x single mode fiber coupled (LC/APC)
      Average Output Power               > 25 mW from each port
                 Spectral Width          > 35 nm
                       Pulse Width       < 90 fs (measured at output of P250 PULSE EDFA amplifier)
                Repetition Rate          250 MHz
                   Tuning Range          > 2 MHz
      CEO Frequency Tuning               > 250 MHz
                      Line Voltage       100/115/230 VAC
                Line Frequency           50/60 Hz
         Power Consumption               120 VA
      Operating Temperature              22 °C +/- 5 °C
        Storage Temperature              10 °C - 40 °C                             Control unit
     Dimensions Laser Head               413x90x178 mm3
    Dimensions Control Unit              448x132x437 mm3
          Weight Laser Head              8 kg
         Weight Control Unit             10 kg




                                                                                   Laser head




  O R D E R I N G I N F O R M AT I O N ( E U R O P E A N P R I C I N G )
                                                  ULTRA FAST FIBER LASER
     M-Comb             Ultra-Fast Femtosecond Fiber Laser with variable cavity length delivering                     EUR 49,600
                        pulses at 1560 nm with three fiber-coupled optical output ports, each >25 mW
                        average output power at 250 MHz repetition rate. Laser head and electronics
                        separated.

                                                                        Prices and Specifications are subject to change without notice.
                                                                                                        Last updated: January 14, 2011
Please contact us for further information about the available extension options and packages.


                 Fiber Coupled
             Invisible laser radiation
            avoid direct eye exposure
                  Class 3B Laser




Contact                                          In the US                                            In Japan & Asia

Menlo Systems GmbH                               Menlo Systems Inc.                                   Thorlabs Japan Inc.
Am Klopferspitz 19                               Tel: +1 973 300 4490                                 Tel: +81 3 5979 8889
D-82152 Martinsried/Munich                       www.menlosystems.com                                 www.thorlabs.com
Germany                                          ussales@menlosystems.com                             sales@thorlabs.jp
Tel: +49 89 189166 0                             Thorlabs, Inc.
Fax: +49 89 189166 111                           Tel: +1 973 579 7227
www.menlosystems.com                             www.thorlabs.com
sales@menlosystems.com                           sales@thorlabs.com

				
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