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Motorized Tunable Littman/Metcalf Laser System - Lion article

Motorized Tunable Littman/Metcalf Laser System - Lion

633nm .. 1770nm | up to 100mW | motor tuning | patented technology


Motorized Littman / Metcalf Motorized Tunable External Cavity Diode Laser, 630nm .. 1770nm, up to 100mW, hands-off operation, fully remote controlled wavelength scans, large mode-hop free piezo tuning range, narrow linewidth, free space and fiber coupled versions. Check our ar-coated diode stock list for availability.
Motorized Tunable Littman/Metcalf Laser System - Lion

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Technical Details

TEC 500 Cavity Layout TEC 520 Cavity Layout


  • from 635nm to 1770nm

High optical power

  • output power up to 100mW
  • excellent quantum efficiency
  • high fiber coupling efficiency

Excellent tuning behavior

  • coarse and fine tuning modes
  • fine tuning via piezo actuator with a resolution better than 10MHz
  • coarse tuning via DC servo motor up to 30nm at 780nm or 830nm
  • large mode-hop free tuning range


Narrow linewidth

  • linewidth < 300kHz
  • excellent side mode suppression > 50dB

High flexibility

  • system with wavelength of 635nm to 1650nm are available, further wavelength are under development
  • free beam and fiber coupled versions available
  • constant current and constant power operation modes (optional)

Plug & Play configuration

  • automated wavelength tuning with wavelength and power read-out
  • remote control via GPIB, RS232 and USB

Applications for the new laser generation include:

  • Spectroscopy und optical process control
  • Master laser for THz generation
  • Optical cooling and trapping, BEC
  • Absolute distance interferometry
  • Laser and OPO seeding
  • Non-linear optical processes
  • Characterizing of fiber optical systems

Optional Accessories

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

Innovative Product

  • US Patent 5,867,512
  • US Patent 6,297,066
  • US Patent 6,869,483



Specs & Stock List

More Details Wavelength Power Tuning (total) Tuning (fine)
TEC-500-0635-005-M 633-640nm 5mW >5nm >30GHz
TEC-500-0645-003-M 640-650nm 3mW >6nm >30GHz
TEC-500-0655-003-M 650-660nm 3mW >6nm >30GHz
TEC-500-0670-005-M 665-675nm 5mW >8nm >30GHz
TEC-500-0670-010-M 665-675nm 10mW >8nm >30GHz
TEC-500-0680-005-M 675-685nm 5mW >8nm >30GHz
TEC-500-0690-005-M 680-692nm 5mW >8nm >30GHz
TEC-500-0705-010-M 698-708nm 10mW >8nm >30GHz
TEC-500-0730-005-M 725-735nm 5mW >8nm >30GHz
TEC-520-0730-030-M 725-735nm 30mW >8nm >30GHz
TEC-500-0770-020-M 750-785nm 20mW >20nm >30GHz
TEC-520-0770-080-M 755-775nm 80mW >20nm >30GHz
TEC-500-0780-030-M 775-795nm 30mW >20nm >30GHz
TEC-520-0780-100-M 775-795nm 100mW >20nm >30GHz
TEC-500-0830-030-M 790-840nm 30mW >30nm >30GHz
TEC-520-0830-080-M 820-852nm 80mW >30nm >30GHz
TEC-500-0850-030-M 830-870nm 30mW >30nm >30GHz
TEC-520-0850-080-M 840-865nm 80mW >30nm >30GHz
TEC-500-0920-030-M 870-940nm 30mW >40nm >30GHz
TEC-520-0920-100-M 890-940nm 100mW >40nm >30GHz
TEC-500-0960-030-M 920-985nm 30mW >45nm >30GHz
TEC-520-0960-100-M 920-985nm 100mW >45nm >30GHz
TEC-500-1060-030-M 990-1075nm 30mW >50nm >30GHz
TEC-520-1060-080-M 1040-1075nm 80mW >35nm >30GHz
TEC-500-1080-030-M 1070-1090nm 30mW >25nm >30GHz
TEC-500-1120-010-M 1090-1125nm 10mW >25nm >30GHz
TEC-520-1180-030-M 1100-1190nm 30mW >60nm >30GHz
TEC-520-1220-030-M 1170-1260nm 30mW >60nm >30GHz
TEC-500-1250-003-M 1220-1280nm 3mW >40nm >30GHz
TEC-500-1310-005-M 1280-1320nm 5mW >30nm >30GHz
TEC-500-1330-003-M 1300-1350nm 3mW >30nm >30GHz
TEC-500-1380-003-M 1360-1420nm 3mW >40nm >30GHz
TEC-500-1450-003-M 1400-1480nm 3mW >40nm >30GHz
TEC-500-1520-005-M 1480-1540nm 5mW >50nm >30GHz
TEC-500-1550-005-M 1520-1580nm 5mW >50nm >30GHz
TEC-520-1590-030-M 1540-1630nm 30mW >90nm >30GHz
TEC-500-1630-003-M 1580-1660nm 3mW >60nm >30GHz
TEC-520-1680-003-M 1620-1690nm 3mW >60nm >30GHz
(Specifications are subject to change without further notice)


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