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Modular Tunable Littrow Laser System - Lynx article

Modular Tunable Littrow Laser System - Lynx

370nm .. 1770nm | up to 300mW | modular design | patented technology


Littrow Modular Tunable External Cavity Laser, 370nm .. 1770nm, up to 300mW, patented technology, modular cavity design, easy laser diode exchange, narrow linewidth, up to 30GHz mode-hop free tuning, free space and fiber coupled versions. Check our ar-coated diode stock list for availability.
Modular Tunable Littrow Laser System - Lynx

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Technical Details

TEC-100 Cavity Layout

TEC-120 Cavity Layout


  • from 375nm to 1770nm
  • easy exchange of laser diodes
  • easy exchange of cavity grating

High optical power

  • output power up to 200mW
  • excellent quantum efficiency
  • high fiber coupling efficiency

Excellent tuning behavior

  • use of in-house anti-reflection coated laser diodes 
  • fine tuning via piezo actuator with a resolution better than 10MHz
  • large mode-hop free tuning range of up to 30GHz and more
  • beam steering compensation 

Narrow linewidth

  • linewidth < 1MHz @ 1ms
  • excellent side mode suppression > 40dB

Excellent frequency locking performance

  • high resonance free piezo modulation
  • high frequency laser current modulation
  • improved temperature stability
  • low acoustic susceptibility
  • excellent long term locking stability

 High flexibility

  • free beam and fiber coupled versions available
  • constant current and constant power operation modes (optional)
  • excellent laser performance and frequency stability

Plug & Play configuration

  • modular laser system design
  • automated piezo tuning with power read-out
  • remote control via GPIB, RS232 and USB


  • Spectroscopy and optical process control
  • Optical cooling and trapping
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • Seed laser for THz generation
  • Laser and OPO seeding
  • Non-linear optical processes

Optional Accessories

  • Optical Isolator
  • Single Mode PM Optical Fiber
  • High-Frequency Current Modulation
  • Contact us for more Options

Innovative Product

  • CLEO 2000 New Product Award
  • US Patent 6,297,066
  • US Patent 6,869,483



Specs & Stock List

More Details Wavelength Power Tuning (total) Tuning (fine)
TEC-100-0372-010 370-373nm 10mW >2nm >10GHz
TEC-100-0375-010 373-376nm 10mW >2nm >10GHz
TEC-100-0378-010 376-379nm 10mW >2nm >10GHz
TEC-100-0395-030 394-396nm 30mW >2nm >10GHz
TEC-100-0402-030 400-403nm 30mW >2nm >10GHz
TEC-100-0405-030 403-406nm 30mW >2nm >10GHz
TEC-100-0408-030 406-410nm 30mW >2nm >10GHz
TEC-100-0415-030 415-418nm 30mW >2nm >10GHz
TEC-100-0420-030 419-423nm 15mW >2nm >10GHz
TEC-100-0440-015 441-445nm 15mW >2nm >10GHz
TEC-100-0455-015 450-455nm 15mW >2nm >10GHz
TEC-100-0470-010 469-474nm 10mW >2nm >10GHz
TEC-100-0488-020 487-790nm 20mW >2nm >10GHz
TEC-100-0635-010 633-638nm 10mW >5nm >30GHz
TEC-100-0640-100 638-648nm 10mW >6nm >30GHz
TEC-100-0650-005 642-652nm 5mW >6nm >30GHz
TEC-100-0660-025 655-665nm 25mW >6nm >30GHz
TEC-100-0670-010 665-675nm 10mW >8nm >30GHz
TEC-100-0670-015 665-675nm 15mW >8nm >30GHz
TEC-100-0670-020 665-675nm 20mW >8nm >30GHz
TEC-100-0680-025 675-685nm 25mW >8nm >30GHz
TEC-100-0690-025 680-692nm 10mW >8nm >30GHz
TEC-100-0705-020 698-708nm 20mW >8nm >30GHz
TEC-120-0730-020 725-735nm 20mW >8nm >30GHz
TEC-100-0770-030 750-785nm 30mW >20nm >30GHz
TEC-120-0770-100 755-775nm 100mW >20nm >30GHz
TEC-100-0780-060 775-795nm 60mW >20nm >30GHz
TEC-120-0780-150 775-795nm 150mW >20nm >30GHz
TEC-100-0830-060 790-840nm 60mW >30nm >30GHz
TEC-100-0850-060 830-870nm 60mW >30nm >30GHz
TEC-100-0920-060 870-940nm 60mW >40nm >30GHz
TEC-100-0960-060 920-985nm 60mW >45nm >30GHz
TEC-100-1060-060 990-1075nm 60mW >50nm >30GHz
TEC-100-1080-060 1070-1090nm 60mW >25nm >30GHz
TEC-100-1120-060 1090-1125nm 60mW >25nm >30GHz
TEC-100-1310-010 1280-1320nm 10mW >30nm >30GHz
TEC-100-1330-010 1300-1350nm 10mW >30nm >30GHz
TEC-100-1380-010 1360-1420nm 10mW >40nm >30GHz
TEC-100-1450-010 1420-1490nm 10mW >40nm >30GHz
TEC-100-1520-010 1480-1540nm 10mW >50nm >30GHz
TEC-100-1550-010 1520-1580nm 10mW >50nm >30GHz
TEC-100-1630-010 1580-1660nm 10mW >60nm >30GHz
TEC-120-0730-050 725-735nm 50mW >8nm >30GHz
TEC-120-0780-200 778-788nm 200mW 10nm >10GHz
TEC-120-0830-100 810-850nm 100mW >30nm >30GHz
TEC-120-0850-100 840-865nm 100mW >30nm >30GHz
TEC-120-0920-100 890-940nm 100mW >40nm >30GHz
TEC-120-0960-150 920-985nm 150mW >45nm >30GHz
TEC-120-1060-100 1030-1075nm 100mW >50nm >30GHz
TEC-120-1180-100 1100-1190nm 100mW >60nm >30GHz
TEC-120-1220-100 1170-1260nm 100mW >60nm >30GHz
TEC-120-1360-030 1290-1380nm 30mW >60nm >30GHz
TEC-120-1450-030 1380-1470nm 30mW >60nm >30GHz
TEC-120-1550-050 1480-1570nm 100mW >60nm >30GHz
TEC-120-1590-050 1470-1580nm 50mW >60nm >30GHz
TEC-120-1700-005 1620-1690nm 5mW >60nm >30GHz




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