FROGscan Standard

SPECIFICATIONS
FROGscan

FROGscan Standard Specifications

FROGscan Standard
Input Parameters
Input Beam Size > 2 mm, 10 mm clear paerture
Input polarization horizontal
Minimum Power (Average Power )2/(Rep rate X Pulse Width) > 4 W2/pulse
Input Pulse Wavelength Range 450 nm – ~4000 nm, spectrometer and crystal dependent
Minimum Pulse width 12 fs
Temporal Range ~10 ps (60 ps with optional hollow retroreflectors)
Maximum Time Bandwidth product ~ 50
Data Acquisition
Patents US patent # 7,130,052, 8,068,230
Digitization Resolution 16-bit
Minimum Delay Increment 1 fs
Spectrometer Spectral Resolution Minimum 0.2 nm
Spectrometer Spectral Resolution Typical 0.44 nm
Spectrometer Spectral Resolution Maximum 1.4 nm
Spectral resolution at input wavelength (“effective spectral resolution”) ~2 x sqrt(2) x spectrometer resolution
Spectral Range Spectrometer Dependent and pulse width dependent, nominally 100 nm – 600 nm per spectrometer
Minimum Integration time (spectrometer dependent) 1 ms†
Repetition rate (without triggering) 100 Hz – > 1 GHz
Triggered repetition rate < 1 Hz – ~ 1 kHz‡
Intensity Accuracy ~ 2%
Phase Accuracy 0.01 radians 0.01 radians
Spectra required for measurement Number in grid
Acquisition Speed ~130 spectra/second
Maximum Grid Size 1024 x 1024
Maximum Optical Delay acceleration 28G
Maximum speed based on maximum acceleration 11.2 ns/s (1.68 m/s)
Optional Accessories
Software controlled crystal tilt
Direct Drive microstepped, 5 pole stepper motor Yes
Angular resolution < 0.1 degrees
Angular repeatability better than 0.1 degrees
Angular range +/- 30 degrees
Angular tilt scanning for increased phase matching bandwidth Yes
Alignment Cameras
Sensor silicon CCD cameras 2
Wavelength range 450 nm – 1000 nm (out to ~1550 nm using 2 photon absorption)
Focal plane of crystal image Yes
Fixed delay beam Yes
USB 2.0 Interface Yes
Frame rate 8-10 Hz
Physical
Dimensions 33 cm x 22 cm x 22 cm
Shipping weight about 40 lbs (18.2 kg)
Power requirements 100 – 230 VAC, 50 – 60 Hz
Electrical Plug style: US NEMA 5-15, change on request
Cover Integrated
Control electronics Integrated
Crystal mounting Removable/replaceable Kinematic Cartridge
Spectrometer Mount Removable
Beam splitter Reflective, spatial
Data Analysis
VideoFROGscan software Included
Algorithm speed 64 x 64 grid (Core i7, Gen. 7, mobile) > 12,600 iterations per second
Algorithm speed per pixel ~ 20 us
Algorithm type Proprietary PCPG (US patent # 6,219,142, 9,423,307, 10,274,378)
Analysis rate real-time
Update once per frame
Preprocessing 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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