Ultra-High Intensity
Unique OPCPA based laser system, providing 5 terawatts of output power at 1 kHz repetition rate has been produced by Ekspla and Light Conversion consortium.
Sylos 1 named system is generating 10 fs or shorter pulses and was designed and built for Extreme Light Infrastructure – Attosecond Light Pulse Source facilities (ELI-ALPS) located in Szeged, Hungary Unique OPCPA based laser system, providing 5 terawatts of output power at 1 kHz repetition rate has been produced by Ekspla and Light Conversion consortium. Sylos 1 named system is generating 10 fs or shorter pulses and was designed and built for Extreme Light Infrastructure – Attosecond Light Pulse Source facilities (ELI-ALPS) located in Szeged, Hungary

Ultra-high intensity laser applications span a number of scientific disciplines, such as plasma physics and fusion research, atomic molecular & optical physics, femtosecond chemistry, astrophysics, high energy physics, materials science, biology, and medicine.

Areas where a strong impact is possible include:

  • High harmonic generation and attosecond science
  • Relativistic effects in interactions with atoms, molecules and electrons
  • Ultrafast X-ray science
  • High density science
  • Fusion energy research
  • Particle accelerators
  • Thomson scattering

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Photoacoustic Imaging
Courtesy of PhotoSound Technologies, Inc. Courtesy of PhotoSound Technologies, Inc.

Photoacoustic imaging is a valuable high-contrast in vivo imaging technique for pre-clinical and clinical applications. This technique uses laser-induced ultrasound.

Ultrasound signal is generated in tissue, when it absorbs laser light and expands thermo-elastically,  and their waves are detected by ultrasonic transducers. 2D or 3D images are then reconstructed from the accumulated data.

Laser sources for photoacoustic imaging include LPSS OPOs, DPSS OPO systems.

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