Opto2008, the European exhibition dedicated to optical solutions took place in Paris-Nord Villepinte exhibition center in France from September the 30th to October the 2nd 2008.
Radiantis was presenting its new OPIUM HF (Hands-Free) system, absolutely hands-free femtosecond optical parametric oscillator, with gap-free tuning over the entire 490 – 2500 nm range. The product was presented in a live-show on the Micro-Controle Spectra-Physics stand 1D30.
The OPIUM Hands-Free was pumped by a MaiTai HP with a laptop computer running the control software for both systems. The broad tuning range of the OPIUM Hands-Free and rapid automated tuning was demonstrated by running a continuous tuning loop for the entire three days of the exhibition.
“The advanced control software and graphical user interface allow the user to dial in a wavelength and the OPIUM Hands-Free will precisely tune to the desired wavelength within just a few seconds. The real-time spectral shape of the output measured by the integrated spectrometer is displayed”,
Said Dr. Mike Yarrow, Radiantis development engineer.
Visitors were invited to see the superior quality of the internal components and the spectacular colours of the visible intracavity beam though a transparent window on top of the OPIUM Hands-Free.
The demonstration was extremely successful and sparked interest from the scientific community who welcomed the new OPIUM Hands-Free system with a very enthusiastic reaction.