Acousto Optic Components

CUSTOM CONFIGURATIONS - "OUR SPECIALTY"

Brimrose offers a broad product line of high-quality customized acousto-optic components for laboratory, research & development, and industrial laser applications. We engineer and design free space and fiber-coupled AO devices, as well as compatible RF drivers to meet each customer's unique specifications.



AOTF Diagram

Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter (AOTF) Diagram

 

Getting a quote

Brimrose manufactures and builds according to your specifications. We deliver small quantities or large quantities. 

  1. Call us to discuss your needs. +1 (410) 472-7070
  2. Select from AO Devices below for standard options
  3. Custom Built

Acousto-Optic Devices

 

Free Space Acousto-Optic Devices

Features

  • MHz to 3 GHz Frequency Shift Ranges
  • High Modulation Bandwidth up to 400 MHz 
  • Fast Modulation Speed <5 nsec Rise Time
  • High Diffraction Efficiency
  • UV to LWIR Wavelength Ranges
  • High Optical Damage Threshold

Applications

  • Light Intensity Modulation
  • Pulse Picking
  • Mode Locking
  • Cavity Dumping
  • Q-Switching
  • Frequency Shifting
  • Laser Marking Industry
  • Optical Shutters

Fiber-Coupled Acousto-Optic Devices

Features

  • Frequency Ranges : as low as 40 MHz to 1GHz
  • Low Insertion Losses (~2-3 dB)
  • Fast Switching Speed < 10 nsec
  • High Extinction Ratio >50 dB or better upon request
  • Optical Power Handling - up to 5W CW  
  • SM - PM Fibers – FC/APC Connectors

Applications

  • Light Intensity Modulation
  • Pulse Picking
  • Mode Locking
  • Cavity Dumping
  • Q-Switching
  • Frequency Shifting
  • Laser Marking Industry
  • Optical Shutters

Acousto-Optic Deflectors/Scanners

  • Single or Multichannel  AO Deflectors
  • Single or Two-Dimensional AODs
  • Longitudinal or Shear Mode
  • Large Deflection Angles
  • Large Active Aperture  
  • UV, NIR and IR Availability
  • High Optical Scanning Resolution
  • High Speed

Acousto Optic Tunable Filters (AOTF)

Free Space AOTFs

  • UV to Mid-IR Range
  • Solid State
  • No Moving Parts
  • Switching Speed:  Up to 16,000 λ/sec
  • Up to 20x20mm Aperture

Fiber Coupled AOTFs

  • Narrow Bandwidth
  • Excellent Tuning Resolution
  • Broad Tuning Range
  • Low Insertion Loss
  • Low Back-reflection
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This is an example of separating blue light from white light.


RF Drivers

OEM & Lab Version RF Drivers

  • Fixed or Variable Frequency Configuration
  • PC-Controlled High Performance RF Frequency Synthesizers
  • Quartz Referenced Phase Locked Loop
  • TTL or Analog Amplitude Modulation or Combination of Both
  • High Extinction Ratio >70 dB with TTL
  • Fast Modulation Speed <10 nsec
  • Compact Sizes
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Laboratory Version

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OEM Version

 

Instructions to Select your Compatible RF Drivers

Brimrose offers a large variety of RF Drivers compatible with our Acousto-Optic components. The following instructions will help you choose the proper driver for your application.

 
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Laboratory Version SPF Controller

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OEM Version DS1 Controller