Suitable for biophotonics applications such as confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, DNA sequencing and fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET), a wavelength-stabilized laser diode module from IMM Photonics (Unterschleissheim, Germany) can be stabilized to ±0.01 nm. The module offers optical power output between 10 and 60 mW at 488 nm and 10 and 40 mW at 515 nm, and cylindrical and square models are available.
Wavelength-Stabilized Laser Diode Modules for Biophotonic Applications
Green laser diodes which have recently been introduced to the market are an additional type of diode substitute for conventional gas-discharge lasers and solid-state lasers. The green laser diodes emit at 515 nm and are therefore - together with 488 nm laser diodes - an alternative to the common argon ion laser.
IMM Photonics offers a wavelength-stabilized laser diode module suitable for both diodes. The wavelength can be stabilized to approx. +/- 0.01 nm. The optical power output is between 10 mW and 60 mW at 488 nm and between 10 mW and 40 mW at 515 nm. Cylindrical and square models are available.
There are a huge variety of applications in biophotonics for both modules. They are used, for example, in laser confocal microscopy, in flow cytometers, with DNA sequencers and with FRET.
In addition, we also offer wavelength-stabilized laser diode modules with 375 nm, 395 nm, 405 nm, 445 nm, and 473 nm. The laser diode module can be designed according to customer specifications (defined beam profile).
Posted by Lee Mather
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