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Opera-F and Opera-HP for Monaco

Optical Parametric Amplifiers for Yb Systems

Opera-F

The Opera-F is an optical parametric amplifier (OPA) that extends the performance of Coherent’s Monaco amplifier. Opera-F delivers a broad tuning range, 650 nm to 900 nm and 1200 nm to 2500 nm. Pumped by 40W at 1 MHz from a Monaco amplifier, Opera-F can deliver >4W signal + idler. The performance provided by the Opera-F pumped by a Monaco is a powerful tool delivering high powers at high repetition rates for demanding experiments.

Opera-HP

The Opera-HP is an optical parametric amplifier (OPA) used to extend the performance of Coherent’s Monaco amplifier. Opera-HP is a white light seeded two stage collinear OPA, delivering <300 fs pulses. Associated wavelength extension packages, offer a broad tuning range covering 210 nm to 16 μm. Outputs from the UV to Near-IR (210 nm to 2600 nm) are delivered via hands-free, computer-controlled, automated tuning and wavelength selection ensuring the same position and direction.

Pumped by 40W at 1 MHz from a Monaco amplifier, Opera-HP can deliver >4W signal + idler at the peak. The high power, high repetition rate capabilities of the Opera-HP pumped by a Monaco is a powerful tool delivering high energies a high repetition rates for demanding experiments.


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Applications
Application

Multiphoton Excitation (MPE)
Optogenetic Photoactivation
Time-Resolved Spectroscopy
Features & Benefits

Opera-F Features:

• Up to 40W pump power
• Conversion efficiency >10% (signal + idler)
• Wavelength range 650 nm to 900 nm (signal), 1200 nm to 2500 nm (idler)
• Pulse widths 50 fs to 100 fs (with optional compressor)

Opera-HP Features:

• Up to 40W pump power
• Conversion efficiency >10% (signal + idler)
• Wavelength range 630 nm to 1025 nm (signal), 1045 nm to 2600 nm (idler)
• Wavelength extensions covering 210 nm to 16 μm
• Pulse widths 150 fs to 300 fs
• Automated tuning and wavelength selection from UV to Near IR

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