Fabry Perot Lasers: 3000 nm - 6000 nm

nanoplus offers FP interband cascade lasers at any wavelength between 3000 nm and 6000 nm.

TO66 header

Key features of nanoplus FP interband cascade lasers

  • spectral multimode
  • lateral single mode
  • continuous wave
  • room temperature
  • custom wavelengths

Why choose nanoplus FP interband cascade lasers

  • precise selection of target wavelength
  • typically > 5 mW output power
  • small size
  • easy usability
  • high efficiency
  • long-term stability

For more than 15 years nanoplus has been the technology leader for lasers in gas sensing. We produce lasers at large scale at our own fabrication sites in Gerbrunn and Meiningen. nanoplus cooperates with the leading system integrators in the TDLAS based analyzer industry. More than 20,000 installations worldwide prove the reliability of nanoplus lasers.

Quick description of nanoplus FP laser technology

nanoplus uses a unique and patented technology for FP laser diode manufacturing. We follow a ridge waveguide approach, which is independent of the material system.

Related Information for nanoplus FP ICLs between 3000 nm and 6000 nm

Specifications

Mountings & Accessories

The following table summarizes the typical FP laser specifications in the 3000 nm to 6000 nm range:

parameterssymbolunitminimumtypicalmaximum
wavelength precisionδnm+ / - 20
optical output powerPoutmW5
forward currentIfmA100
threshold currentlthmA50
typical maximum operating voltageVopV4 - 6
slow axis (FWHM)degrees203040
fast axis (FWHM)degrees405060
storage temperatureTS°C-40+20+80
operational temperature at caseTC°C-20+25+50

nanoplus FP lasers show outstanding spectral and electrical properties. They are demonstrated in figures 1 and 2. Click on the graphics to enlarge.

Figure 1: Spectrum of nanoplus 3400 nm FP interband cascade laser
Figure 1: Spectrum of nanoplus 3400 nm FP interband cascade laser
Figure 2: Typical power, voltage and current characteristics of nanoplus 3400 nm FP interband cascade laser
Figure 2: Typical power, voltage and current characteristics of nanoplus 3400 nm FP interband cascade laser

If you are uncertain whether you require a FP laser, compare the specifications with our Distributed Feedback Lasers or contact us.

Free space mounting

nanoplus developed a specific free space package for interband cascade lasers. The TO66 header disposes of an extra large thermo-electric cooler. It is hermetically sealed with a black cap and anti reflection coated window. Please click on the mounting for detailed specifications and dimensions.

TO66 header
with TEC
and thermistor,
black cap and
AR coated window
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Accessories

TO66 heatsink
TO66 heatsink

The nanoplus TO66 heatsink facilitates your laser set up by:

  • improved heat distribution
  • connectors for laser diode driver
  • connectors for temperature controller
  • M6 thread for optical posts
  • easy use with standard cage systems
nanoplus compact collimation module with heatsink and lens
nanoplus compact collimation module with heatsink and lens

The nanoplus compact collimation module offers:

  • collimated beam
  • specified beam direction
  • identical reference and heat sink plane
  • TEC + thermistor
  • hermetically sealed laser housing

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