VGEN-SP

HIGH PEAK POWER AND NARROW LINEWIDTH,
FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE IN LIDAR AND
RANGE-FINDINGS APPLICATIONS

  • Up to 20 W average output power
  • Up to 40 kW peak power
  • 35–700 kHz (tunable) repetition rate
  • Narrow linewidth down to sub-100 pm

Incorporating state-of-the-art laser technology, Spectra-Physics’s VGEN-SP lasers provide top performance in technically demanding LIDAR and range-finding applications. VGEN-SP series of Ytterbium fiber lasers in MOPA configuration offers a constant high peak power over a wide range of pulse repetition rate values for stable high performance.

Offering high beam quality, low beam divergence, high peak power and high pulse energy, the VGEN-SP series is competitively priced and offers the full range of specifications to meet a wide spectrum of LIDAR applications.

With low weight and small size, the VGEN-SP series is easily deployed. Housed in a robust assembly that meets industrial standards and fitted with a metal armored fiber cable, VGEN-SP lasers deliver a high quality, near diffraction-limited output beam. The laser’s solid construction is maintenance free and reliable, ensuring long-life operation at low operational cost. VGEN-SP lasers are rugged and can stand up to the tough conditions and requirements of airborne LIDAR applications for a robust and stable platform.

Applications

LIDAR and LADAR
Range finding
Spectroscopy
 VGEN-SP-NL-25-10VGEN-SP-NL-25-20VGEN-SP-NL-40-10VGEN-SP-NL-40-20  
Operational Mode Short Pulsed  
Wavelength 1064 nm  
Average Output Power 10 W 20 W 10 W 20 W  
Repetition Rate 35–700 kHz  
Pulse Width (tunable) <3 ns  
Linewidth <0.1 nm  
Max Peak Power 25 kW 40 kW  
Max Pulse Energy 75 µJ 100 µJ  
 VGEN-SP-NL-25-10VGEN-SP-NL-25-20VGEN-SP-NL-40-10VGEN-SP-NL-40-20  
Operational Voltage 12, 24 VDC Optional  
Operating Temperature 0–50°C  
Laser Dimensions 45 x 120 x 275 mm  
Weight 2.3 kg  
Wall-plug Efficiency >20%  
Fiber Length 50 cm  
Output Fiber Collimator 6 mm ±1 mm diameter (other options available)  
Output Beam Parameters M2 <1.3  

1. Due to our continuous improvement, all specifications are subject to change without notice.

VGEN-SP Dimensions

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