Q-switched diode-pumped solid-state, flare nx
Q-switched diode-pumped solid-state, flare nx


The Next Generation Short-Pulsed DPSS Lasers for Life Sciences, Instrumentation and Scientific Applications

The FLARE NX is the next generation of passively Q-switched diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) lasers designed to serve the life sciences, instrumentation and scientific markets.

Short-Pulsed Diode-Pumped Solid-State Lasers

Available in wavelengths from UV to IR, the FLARE NX offers short-pulse durations of ~1 ns, high repetition-rates up to 2 kHz, and high pulse energies up to 500 µJ. The solid-state technology guarantees longer lifetimes than gas lasers; therefore, increasing quality and throughput. The compact and rugged package of the FLARE NX laser head coupled with digital driver concept, enables direct integration in OEM designs.

The superior performance, proven reliability and ruggedness, combined with ease of operation make the FLARE NX a high-performing, low cost-effective solution.



Life Sciences
3D Contour Mapping
Bio-Medical Research
Fluorescence Excitation

Features & Benefits

  • Available wavelengths:1030 nm, 515 nm, 343 nm
  • High pulse energy up to: 500 µJ at 1030 nm, 300 µJ at 515 nm, 100 µJ at 343 nm
  • Short pulses ~ 1 ns range
  • Pulse on demand, repetition rates from single-shot up to 2 kHz
  • Excellent beam quality: TEM00/M2 <1.2
  • Superior reliability and ruggedness
  • Long life time OEM design

FLARE NX 1030-1.0-2
FLARE NX 515-0.6-2
FLARE NX 343-0.2-2
Wavelength (nm)
Pulse energy1 (µJ)(after 10 sec.)
Pulse Energy Variation ptp (%) (after 10 sec. over 10 sec.)
Pulse Repetition Rate (Hz)
up to 2000
Pulse Width (ns)(FWHM, average over 10 sec.)
Spatial Mode
TEM00,M2 <1.2
Beam Symmetry (%)
Static Pointing
Dynamic Pointing Stability (µrad) (over 10 sec.)
>100:1, vertical
Warm-up Time to Stand By (s)
Base Plate Operating Temperature (°C)
15 to 35°C (59 to 95°F)
Ambient Operating Temperature (°C)
15 to 45°C (59 to 113°F)
Ambient Storage Temperature (°C)
-20 to +50°C (-4 to 122°F)
Laser Head Heat Dissipation 2 (W)
Relative Humidity (%)(non-condensing)
Laser Head Dimensions (W x H x L)
93.5 x 38.25 x 160 mm (3.68 x 1.5 x 6.3 in)
Laser Head Weight
~1.25 kg (2.75 lbs.)
Controller Dimensions (W x H x L)
130 x 45 x 160 mm (5.12 x 1.77 x 6.3 in)
Controller Weight
~0.75 kg (1.65 lbs.)
Controller Cable Length
1 m (3.28 ft.)
Operational Voltage3 (VDC)
Laser Control Electronics (W)
Digital, OEM3
Mode of Operation
Gating (5V TTL high)
Communication Interface

1 Pulse energy at 2000 Hz

2 Baseplate temperature 30°C

3 Power supply not included, PC required

Product Software

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