Cobolt FlamencoTM: Now up to 0.5W CW single frequency 660 nm on the 05-01 Series platform.
Cobolt Flamenco 660nm DPSS Laser - Cobolt Flamenco 660nm DPSS Laser up to 0,5W
September 27, 2012
Cobolt AB, Swedish manufacturer of high performance DPSS lasers, announces the release of a higher power
model of the Cobolt FlamencoTM 660nm on the ground breaking single-frequency 05-01 Series platform. The
laser is now available with up to 500mW CW output power and is perfectly suited to demanding applications
such as Raman spectroscopy, super-resolution STED nanoscopy, Interferometry, DNA sequencing and Particle
analysis (e.g. DLS/PCS).
The Cobolt Flamenco™ 05-01 is a continuous-wave single-frequency DPSS laser operating at 660nm in a
perfect quality TEM00 beam (M2<1.1). A proprietary laser cavity design provides ultra-low noise performance
of typically <0.1% rms (over 20 Hz-20MHz and over 10-40C), a narrow spectral linewidth of <1MHz and
immunity to optical feedback. The laser is available with 100, 300 or 500mW output power and is perfectly
suited for applications such as Raman spectroscopy, super-resolution STED microscopy, Interferometry, DNA
sequencing and Particle analysis (e.g. DLS/PCS). Specifically, the release of the 0.5W model of the Cobolt
Flamenco 660 nm laser opens up possibilities to design very compact and practical systems nano-scale livecell
imaging using gated-STED nanoscopy.
The laser is manufactured using Cobolt’s proprietary HTCureTM Technology in a compact and hermetically
sealed package, which provides a very high level of immunity to varying environmental conditions and
exceptional reliability. Lasers built using the HTCureTM Technology have shown to withstand multiple 60G
mechanical shocks in operation without any sign of degraded performance. They can be exposed to extreme
temperatures (>100 deg C), and are insensitive to pressure and humidity.
A compact controller (CDRH or OEM) is supplied with the laser and can be remotely accessed for operation and
monitoring of the laser system over RS-232 or USB interfaces. Available on the same platform is also the
Cobolt ZoukTM with up to 20mW CW at 355nm, the Cobolt Samba™ with up to 1.5W CW at 532nm, the Cobolt
JiveTM with up to 0.5W CW at 561nm, and the Cobolt RumbaTM with up to 3W CW at 1064nm.
For more information:
Cobolt supplies compact and efficient high performance lasers in the UVvisible-
nearIR regions, for stand-alone use or OEM integration in equipment for
fluorescence analysis, Raman spectroscopy and interferometric metrology. The
Cobolt lasers are based on tailored nonlinear optical crystals for efficient
frequency conversion and are manufactured in a compact and robust
hermetically sealed package using proprietary HTCureTM Technology, which
provides outstandingly high tolerance to demanding environmental conditions
and ensured lifetime. Cobolt is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
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