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Ti:Sapphire Crystals

Ti:Sapphire Crystals
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Orientation Optical axis C normal to rod axis
Absorption @ 532 nm on crystal length >90 %
Dimensional tolerances +0/-0.1 mm
Length tolerance ±0.1 mm
Surface quality 10-5 S-D
Surface flatness <λ/10 @ 632.8 nm
Transmitted wavefront distortion (TWD) <λ/4 @ 632.8 nm
Parallelism error <30 arcsec
Protective chamfers <0.1 mm x 45°
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Titanium doped Sapphire (Al2O3:Ti3+) is a popular crystal, used for making ultra short pulse solid-state or wavelength tunable lasers. These crystals combine supreme thermal and optical properties with broadest lasing range among other materials. Its indefinite stability and short lifetime, in addition to lasing over entire band of 660 to 1050 nm makes Ti:sapphire lasers suitable for variety of applications spanning from material processing to time resolved and multi-photon spectroscopy. Recent studies have showed that diode pumping using a blue diode (445 nm) can also be used for making Ti:Sapphire oscillators. That is expected to raise the next generation of Ti:Sapphire lasers.

Altechna offers Ti:Sapphire crystals precisely cut from a boule of large monocrystal. The crystal is grown using the Czochralski method, which includes steps of:
● melting of Al2O3 material with low concentration of Titanium;
● inserting a seed crystal to the melt;
● pulling the crystal out of the melt in highly controlled environment;
● cooling down the boule in a strict thermal regime;
● annealing the boule under strongly reducing atmosphere in order to achieve good balance between Ti3+ and Ti4+ ions. That is how the Figure of Merit (FOM) is achieved 150 or more

● Ultra-short pulse lasers
● High repetition rate oscillators
● Chirped-pulse laser amplifiers
● Multi-pass amplifiers
● Wavelength tunable CW lasers
● Pulsed X-ray generation
varna Large gain-bandwidth
varna Very large emission bandwidth
varna Excellent thermal conductivity
varna Short upper-state lifetime (3.2 μs)
varna High saturation power
varna Relatively high laser cross-sections
varna High damage threshold
varna Strong Kerr effect

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Aperture dimensions, mm End surfaces Coatings Length, mm Delivery Product ID Price Action
6x3 Brewster cut - 15 Request 3-TS-1-6315 1365 $
6x3 Brewster cut - 20 Request 3-TS-1-6320 1495 $
Ø6 Brewster cut - 15 Request 3-TS-1-0615 1638 $
6x6 Brewster cut - 15 Request 3-TS-1-6615 1664 $
6x6 Right-angle cut AR/AR @ 514-532+650-950 15 Request 3-TS-0-6615 1716 $
6x6 Brewster cut - 20 Request 3-TS-1-6620 1794 $
Ø6 Right-angle cut AR/AR @ 514-532+650-950 20 Request 3-TS-0-0620 1820 $
6x6 Right-angle cut AR/AR @ 514-532+650-950 20 Request 3-TS-0-6620 1846 $
Ø16 Right-angle cut AR/AR @ 514-532+650-950 20 Request 3-TS-0-1600 8307 $
16x16 Right-angle cut AR/AR @ 514-532+650-950 20 Request 3-TS-0-1616 10205 $
Ø6 Right-angle cut AR/AR @ 514-532+650-950 15 Request 3-TS-0-0615 1690 $
Ø6 Brewster cut - 20 Request 3-TS-1-0620 1768 $


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