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Regenerative Amplifier outputs more than 6 mJ at 1 kHz.

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July 11, 2014 - Featuring one-box form factor, Solstice® Ace™ delivers >7 W output power at 5 kHz and >6 W at 10 kHz repetition rate with pulse width configurations of <35 fs and <120 fs. Long-term stability is guaranteed over 10°C temperature range to ensure reliable data collection. Patented XP cavity provides optimal beam quality and stability for driving optical parameter amplifier systems with M2 <1.25. Amplifier is suited for ultrafast spectroscopy and advanced science applications.

Spectra-Physics, Inc.

Original Press Release

Spectra-Physics® Launches High Energy, One-Box Ultrafast Amplifiers

Press release date: July 8, 2014

• New Solstice Ace delivers industry-leading >6 mJ energy, >7 W power with ultrashort <35 fs="">

Santa Clara, CA – Spectra-Physics®, a Newport company, introduces a line of high energy, one-box, ultrafast amplifier products with the industry’s highest performance.  The new Solstice® Ace™ features high energy of >6 mJ and high power of >7 W with <35 and=""><120 fs="" pulse="" width="" configurations="" and="" 1="" to10="" khz="" capability. ="" the="" solstice="" ace="" is="" built="" for="" stable,="" long-term="" operation="" and="" is="" tested="" to="" rigorous="" quality="" standards="" for="" high="" reliability. ="" the="" new="" products="" are="" ideal="" for="" ultrafast="" spectroscopy="" and="" advanced="" science="">

“This new line of ultrafast amplifiers deliver new, market-leading levels of performance in a one-box form factor to propel new ultrafast science,” says Herman Chui, senior director of product marketing for Spectra-Physics. “With our industry-leading Spitfire® Ace ultrafast amplifiers, this introduction reinforces Spectra-Physics number one position in ultrafast lasers serving applications in research, bio-imaging, medical and micromachining.”

The new Solstice Ace regenerative amplifier outputs >6 mJ pulse energy at 1 kHz, >7 W output power at 5 kHz and >6 W at 10 kHz repetition rate with pulse width configurations of <35 fs="" and=""><120 fs. ="" subjected="" to="" rigorous="" quality="" standards="" and="" reliability="" tests,="" solstice="" ace="" demonstrates="" long-term="" performance,="" low="" noise,="" and="" day-to-day="" reproducibility. ="" long-term="" stability="" is="" guaranteed="" over="" a="" 10°c="" temperature="" range="" to="" ensure="" reliable="" data="" collection. ="" spectra-physics’="" patented="" xp="" cavity="" provides="" superior="" beam="" quality="" and="" stability="" for="" driving="" optical="" parameter="" amplifier="" (opa)="" systems="" with="" m2=""><>

Spectra-Physics’ new Solstice Ace will be featured at the 19th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, Okinawa  Convention Center, Okinawa, Japan, July 7-11, 2014.  For more information, please visit us at the conference or at

About Spectra-Physics
Founded over 50 years ago as the first commercial laser company, Spectra-Physics delivers breakthrough technologies that transform the way businesses operate and people live.  From the manufacturing floor to the operating room to the research laboratory, the company has blazed a trail of discovery and success in lasers that continues to advance every day.  Spectra-Physics is singularly focused on helping its customers use precision laser technologies to advance leading-edge science and propel industries forward.  The company does so by offering groundbreaking technologies, deep applications expertise, disruptive cost-performance, a commitment to world-class customer experience, and the highest standards for operational excellence and continuous global improvement.  Spectra-Physics is a Newport company and has offices in countries around the world, serving customers across a broad range of industry segments.

Company Contacts:

Herman Chui
Sr. Director of Product Marketing
Tel: +1 408-980-6996

Elizabeth Peartree
Sr. Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: +1 408-980-4305

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