FROGscan Ultra

SPECIFICATIONS

FROGscan Ultra Specifications

 
FROGscan Ultra FROGscan Ultra – Short Pulse FROGscan Ultra – Long Pulse
Input Parameters
Input Beam Size > 2 mm, 10 mm clear aperture > 2 mm, 10 mm clear aperture > 2 mm, 8 mm clear aperture
Input polarization horizontal horizontal horizontal
Minimum Power (Average Power)2/(Rep rate X Pulse Width) > 4W2/pulse (Average Power)2/(Rep rate X Pulse Width) > 4W2/pulse (Average Power)2/(Rep rate X Pulse Width) > 4W2/pulse
Input Pulse Wavelength Range 450 nm – ~4000 nm, spectrometer and crystal dependent 450 nm – 2000 nm, spectrometer and crystal dependent 450 nm – ~4000 nm, spectrometer and crystal dependent
Minimum Pulse width ~ 7 fs < 5fs ~ 12 fs
Temporal Range ~10 ps (60 ps*) ~10 ps (60 ps*) 240 ps
Maximum Time Bandwidth product ~ 50 ~ 50 ~ 50
Data Acquisition
Patents US patent # 7,130,052, 8,068,230 US patent # 7,130,052, 8,068,230 US patent # 7,130,052, 8,068,230
Digitization Resolution 14 – 16 -bit (Spectrometer Dependent) 16 -bit 14 – 16 -bit (Spectrometer Dependent)
Minimum Delay Increment 1 fs 1 fs 4 fs
Spectrometer Spectral Resolution Minimum 0.04 nm 0.2 nm 0.04 nm
Spectrometer Spectral Resolution Typical 0.44 nm 0.44 nm 0.44 nm
Spectrometer Spectral Resolution Maximum ~ 1 nm 1.4 nm ~ 1 nm
Spectral resolution at input wavelength (“effective spectral resolution”) ~2 x sqrt(2) x spectrometer resolution ~2 x sqrt(2) x spectrometer resolution ~2 x sqrt(2) x spectrometer resolution
Spectral Range Spectrometer Dependent and pulse width dependent, nominally 100 nm – 600 nm per spectrometer Spectrometer Dependent and pulse width dependent, nominally 100 nm – 600 nm per spectrometer Spectrometer Dependent and pulse width dependent, nominally 100 nm – 600 nm per spectrometer
Minimum Integration time (spectrometer dependent) 1 ms† 10 μs (using Ocean FX spectrometer)† 1 ms†
Repetition rate (without triggering) 100 Hz – > 1 GHz 100 Hz – > 1 GHz 100 Hz – > 1 GHz
Triggered repetition rate < 1 Hz – ~ 1 kHz‡ < 1 Hz – ~ 1 kHz‡ < 1 Hz – ~ 1 kHz‡
Intensity Accuracy ~ 2% ~ 2% ~ 2%
Phase Accuracy 0.01 radians 0.01 radians 0.01 radians 0.01 radians
Spectra required for measurement Number in grid Number in grid Number in grid
Acquisition Speed ~130 spectra/second ~130 spectra/second ~130 spectra/second
Maximum Grid Size 1024 x 1024 1024 x 1024 1024 x 1024
Maximum Optical Delay acceleration 28G (19G*) 28G (19G*) ~12G (estimated)
Maximum speed based on maximum acceleration 11.2 ns/s (1.68 m/s) (9.2 ns/s (1.38 m/s)*) 11.2 ns/s (1.68 m/s) (9.2 ns/s (1.38 m/s)*) 21 ns/s (double pass, 1.55 m/s)
Optional Accessories
Software controlled crystal tilt
Direct Drive microstepped, 5 pole stepper motor Yes Yes Yes
Angular resolution < 0.1 degrees < 0.1 degrees < 0.1 degrees
Angular repeatability better than 0.1 degrees better than 0.1 degrees better than 0.1 degrees
Angular range +/- 30 degrees +/- 30 degrees +/- 30 degrees
Angular tilt scanning for increased phase mathcing bandwidth Yes Yes Yes
Alignment Cameras
Sensor silicon CCD cameras 2 2 2
Wavelength range 450 nm – 1000 nm(out to ~1550 nm using 2 photon absorption) 450 nm – 1000 nm (out to ~1550 nm using 2 photon absorption) 450 nm – 1000 nm (out to ~1550 nm using 2 photon absorption)
Focal plane of crystal image Yes Yes Yes
Fixed delay beam Yes Yes Yes
USB 2.0 Interface Yes Yes Yes
Frame rate 8-10 Hz 8-10 Hz 8-10 Hz
Physical
Dimensions 33 cm x 33 cm x 19 cm 33 cm x 33 cm x 19 cm 33 cm x 33 cm x 19 cm
Shipping weight about 40 lbs (18.2 kg) about 40 lbs (18.2 kg) about 40 lbs (18.2 kg)
Power requirements 100 – 230 VAC, 50 – 60 Hz 100 – 230 VAC, 50 – 60 Hz 100 – 230 VAC, 50 – 60 Hz
Electrical Plug style: US NEMA 5-15, change on request US NEMA 5-15, change on request US NEMA 5-15, change on request
Cover Integrated Integrated Integrated
Control electronics Integrated Integrated Integrated
Crystal mounting Removable/replaceable Kinematic Cartridge Removable/replaceable Kinematic Cartridge Removable/replaceable Kinematic Cartridge
Spectrometer Mount Kinematic Removable Kinematic Removable Kinematic Removable
Beam splitter Reflective, spatial Reflective, spatial Reflective, spatial
Data Analysis
Video FROGscan software Included Included Included
Algorithm speed 64 x 64 grid (Core i7, Gen. 7, mobile) > 12,600 iterations per second > 12,600 iterations per second > 12,600 iterations per second
Algorithm speed per pixel ~ 20 us ~ 20 us ~ 20 us
Algorithm type Proprietary PCPG (US patent # 6,219,142, 9,423,307, 10,274,378) Proprietary PCPG (US patent # 6,219,142, 9,423,307, 10,274,378) Proprietary PCPG (US patent # 6,219,142, 9,423,307, 10,274,378)
Analysis rate real-time real-time real-time
Update once per frame once per frame once per frame
Preprocessing background subtraction, smoothing, median filter, adaptive rank filter background subtraction, smoothing, median filter, adaptive rank filter background subtraction, smoothing, median filter, adaptive rank filter
Notes
*With the optional Hollow retroreflector
†Minimum integration time: Flame 1 ms; HR2000+ 1 ms; QEpro 8 ms; Maya Pro 7.2 ms; Ocean FX 10 μs.
‡ At greater than ~50-100 Hz, not every pulse is captured. E.g., pulses are skipped.
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