Our Blog

[]

1st North American Conference on Trapped Ions (NACTI)

August 08, 2017

Meet Covesion at the NACTI conference, 14th - 18th August, 2017, Boulder Colorado

Read more

Covesion Website Launch

May 16, 2017

Welcome to the new Covesion website with some new features including 20 new products, our blog with articles on MgO:PPLN systems, and a more comprehensive publications listing.

Read more

Covesion SFG crystals for laser cooling and trapping

April 19, 2017

Covesion's range of MSFG crystals are most commonly used in quantum optics systems where narrow linewidth lasers are needed to access specific atomic transitions in order to manipulate and cool atoms and ions. Cooling lasers with Watt level powers are readily achievable by using high power fibre pump lasers for sum frequency generation in MgO:PPLN.

Read more

Frequency Doubling Femtosecond Fibre Lasers

April 12, 2017

One of the most common applications of our crystals is for the generation of femtosecond pulses at around 780nm which can also be used as a low cost and compact alternative to the Ti:Sapphire laser. This is typically achieved by frequency doubling a high power 1560nm fibre source using a 1mm long MgO:PPLN crystal (MSHG1550-0.5-1) at room temperature (no PPLN crystal oven needed). Such a source can be used in microscopy systems for live-cell imaging, or terahertz time-domain spectroscopy where chemical fingerprints can be identified for homeland security applications.

Read more

High Power 780nm for laser cooling and manipulation of Rb atoms

April 04, 2017

The manipulation of Rb atoms is commonly performed using diode-based laser systems typically producing several hundred mW of usable 780nm power. Many atom optics applications however favour higher laser power whilst maintaining a narrow linewidth and high spatial beam quality. One method is to frequency-double 1560nm fiber lasers that can deliver tens of Watts in optical power.

Read more

LASER world of Photonics 2017

January 18, 2017

Meet Covesion at LASER Munich - 26th-29th June 2017, Hall B3, Booth 507

Read more

SPIE Photonics West 2017

November 18, 2016

Meet Covesion at SPIE Photonics West, 31 January - 2 February 2017, Booth #5361, North Hall.

Read more

SPIE Photonics West 2016

December 21, 2015

Meet Covesion at SPIE Photonics West, 16-18th February 2016, Booth #4506, North Hall.

Read more

NEW! Oven free mounting solutions

September 03, 2015

The PCMO01 post mount adapter is designed to hold a PC01 clip kit for 1mm long crystals

Read more

NEW! OC2 Temperature Controller with USB

August 24, 2015

Our OC1 temperature controller has now been upgraded to the OC2 unit which allows connection to a PC via USB.

Read more

PPLN Calculator, Find the Right Crystal


Laser Source Characteristics

Please enable javascript to access the PPLN calculator