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Tunable lasers in quantum research: novel lasers for novel colour centres

13 May 2020 Sponsored by HÜBNER Photonics

Available to watch now, HÜBNER Photonics explores tunable lasers for quantum research

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In the experimental quantum research community, widely tunable continuous-wave optical parametric oscillators (CW OPOs) are gaining recognition as novel sources of tunable laser light with great potential – not least due to their unprecedented wavelength coverage. Yet, the overall experimental requirements remain often challenging for the performance of turnkey OPO devices.

Hubner webinar

In this webinar HÜBNER Photonics specialists will present the characteristics of state-of-the-art tunable CW OPO designs and will describe several tuning schemes tailored to meet specific experimental needs. To illustrate the performance in the real-world laboratory, we will showcase several experiments recently published by research groups studying nitrogen-vacancy colour centres and other novel single-photon emitters alike.

Every knowledgeable experimentalist, and in particular those who aim at manipulation of novel quantum systems, should keep up to date with the latest developments in instrumentation available on the market. In this webinar you will get a review of state-of-the-art CW OPO technology comprehensible even for the non-specialist, illustrated with recently published real-world experiments.

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Hubner webinar presenters

Korbinian Hens is a product manager for HÜBNER Photonics. He joined the company in 2015, specializing in terahertz spectroscopy and tunable laser systems based on OPO technology. With a background in laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy for atmospheric research, he carried out his PhD thesis at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz, Germany.

Jaroslaw Sperling is global sales manager for HÜBNER Photonics. He joined the company in 2016, bringing his passion and experience gained in several sales and marketing related roles across photonics research and industry. With a background in laser spectroscopy, he holds a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Vienna, Austria.

Niklas Waasem is regional sales manager and applications specialist for HÜBNER Photonics. He joined the company in 2014, bringing in profound photonics knowledge gained during his PhD thesis at the Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques in co-operation with the University of Freiburg, Germany.

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