Fabry-Pérot Lasers: 2800 nm - 6500 nm

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

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Key features of nanoplus Fabry-Pérot interband cascade lasers

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

Why choose nanoplus Fabry-Pérot 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 20 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 30,000 installations worldwide prove the reliability of nanoplus lasers.

Quick description of nanoplus Fabry-Pérot laser technology

nanoplus uses a unique and patented technology for Fabry-Pérot laser 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


Mountings & Accessories

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

parameters (T = 25 °C)symbolunitminimumtypicalmaximum
operating wavelength (at Top, Iop)λopnm-20specify+20
optical output power (at λop) PopmW5
operating currentIopmA100
operating voltageVopV46
threshold currentIthmA50
operating chip temperatureTop°C-10depends on λ+50
operating case temperature*TC°C-20+25+50
storage temperature*TS°C-40+20+80

* non-condensing

nanoplus Fabry-Pérot 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 a nanoplus 4600 nm FP laser
Figure 1: Spectrum of a nanoplus 4600 nm FP laser
Figure 2: Power, voltage and current characteristics of a nanoplus 4600 nm FP laser
Figure 2: Power, voltage and current characteristics of a nanoplus 4600 nm FP laser

If you are uncertain whether you require a Fabry-Pérot 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.

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with TEC and thermistor,
black cap and AR coated window
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OEM mounting

For our OEM customers we offer a very small footprint package that is easy to integrate.

chip on heatspreader with NTC, without TEC


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

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