bio-instrumentation

bio-instrumentation

Energizing the Spectrum

  • proven with 1000's deployed in demanding bio-instrumentation
  • dependable reliability to power key applications
  • high quantity production to fuel volume OEMs
  • broad offering to advance diverse needs

Bio-Instrumentation

Spectra-Physics is a market leader in lasers for bio-instrumentation including flow cytometry, molecular diagnostics and other life science applications. For molecular diagnostics, our new Excelsior One lasers combine electronics and laser head into a single, compact package with a common footprint across 11 different wavelengths including direct diode and DPSS. With thousands of lasers deployed in demanding bio-instrumentation applications, Spectra-Physics lasers are a proven, reliable solution.

So contact our experts to discuss your laser application needs and challenges. Let’s work together to solve them.

Excelsior One laser

Excelsior One

Compact All-in-One CW Lasers

Bio-Instrumentation Application

Multiphoton
TPEF (two-photon excited fluorescence)
SHG / THG (second / third harmonic generation)
CARS (Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering)
Multimodal
Pulsed STED (stimulated emission depletion) superresolution
Confocal
Flow cytometry
High content analysis
DNA sequencing
Microarrays
Other molecular diagnostics
MALDI (matrix-assisted laser desorption / ionization)
Laser microdissection (LMD)
Laser capture microdissection (LCM)

Lasers for Bio-Instrumentation

ProductTypeWavelengthPulse Width
new
InSight X3
Widely tunable ultrafast laser system for multiphoton images
Ultrafast 680–1300 nm <120 fs  
Mai Tai DeepSee
Broad tuning range, built-in dispersion compensation for highest peak power
690–1040 nm 70–100 fs  
Mai Tai
Broad tuning range and ultra short pulse width
690–1040 nm 70–100 fs  
Spirit
Setting a new standard for high-precision femtosecond machining
520, 1040 nm 400 fs  
HighQ-2
Ultra-compact turn-key single wavelength femtosecond lasers
522, 1040 nm 250 fs  
femtoTrain
Compact turn-key high energy femtosecond lasers
1040 nm <220 fs  
Inspire
Optical parametric oscillators with ultra-wide spectral coverage from UV to IR
345–2500 nm 80–250 fs  
new
Explorer One
Compact air cooled high power UV ns laser
Q-Switched 349, 355, 532 nm 5-15 ns, <12 ns, <15 ns  
Excelsior One
Compact all-in-one CW lasers (OEM only)
CW 375, 405, 445, 473, 488, 532, 542, 561,
642, 785, and 1064 nm
N/A  
Excelsior
Compact CW lasers (scientific and OEM)
375, 405, 440, 473, 488, 505, 515,
532, 542, 561,
594, 642, 785, and 1064 nm
 
Vanguard
Mode-locked, Quasi-CW: reliable with proven longevity
Quasi-CW 355 nm <12 ps