New generation of Laser Light Engines with up to seven wavelengths
With the new “LightHUB+” and “LightHUB Ultra” laser light engines, laser- and LED specialist Omicron provides higher flexibility in the world of Microscopy and Biotechnology.
Omicron‘s innovative „LightHUB+” and “LightHUB Ultra” laser light engines represent a new form of laser light source for science and research. The high-performance systems can be equipped with one to six (LightHUB+) / seven (LightHUB Ultra) laser modules of different wavelengths from UV to the near IR range and offer fast analogue intensity modulation with up to 1,5MHz and digital full ON/OFF modulation with a switching time of <1µs for each channel. The individual laser modules can easily be exchanged and added by the user. Hence the systems can be adapted to changing application requirements and are future-proof.
With a direct and active temperature control of the laser modules and the complete laser bed it is now possible to keep the power level ultra-stable. This feature guarantees reliable and repeatable results in the customer’s applications.
The light of the various lasers is combined and coupled efficiently into one (LightHUB+) or up to two (LightHUB Ultra) polarization-maintaining single-mode broadband or multi-mode fibres. The LightHUB Ultra additionally offers the possibility to integrate a fast fibre-switch or fibre splitter with defined splitting ratio.
Laser modules with up to 300 milliwatt of optical output power and wavelengths between 375 and 850nm can be used in the “LightHUB” systems. Optional clean-up filters and a fail safe laser safety shutter can be directly installed in the system to adapt the “LightHUB” system to the customer’s application and safety requirements. High-impedance modulation inputs ensure easy interfacing to external devices like cameras, microscopes or DAC cards.
The device can be conveniently controlled via the integrated USB-2.0 interface by the included software „Omicron Control Center“ or third party software. Typical applications include microscopy, fluorescence analysis and the use as multispectral light source in analytical processes.
The new “LightHUB+” and “LightHUB Ultra” laser light engines will be presented at Photonics West 2019 exhibition, held in San Francisco, CA – USA from Feb. 5-7, 2019 at booth no. 2163 and are already available.
Further information on Omicron laser products can be found at www.omicron-laser.de.
Since 1989, Omicron has been developing, building and producing innovative laser systems. With a highly qualified team Omicron specialized in customized solutions for applications in the fields of medicine, research, biotechnology, such as microscopy and flow cytometry, digital imaging and optical data storage as well as quality assurance and measurement engineering. Product development and production comply with European and US guidelines. A broad band of laser sources in the range of UV VIS/IR is available to satisfy individual customer requirements. Omicron offers single light sources as well as complete system solutions. Omicron pursues the objective of being an industry leader in product development and has not only set trends in laser technology but also has drawn worldwide attention with its developments.