Nonlinear Optics and Tunable Lasers

Products and Services UV-, VIS- and Tunable Lasers

Nonlinear Optical Frequency Converters

  • For solid-state, fiber and diode lasers
  • Efficiency-optimized setups for all operation modes from cw to ultrafast pulses and for pulse powers up to 100 MW
  • Based on various NLO media with quasi- or birefringent phase-matching, with and without waveguide structures
  • Output wavelength from UV to MIR
  • Average power from the milliwatt level to several hundred watts

Tunable Lasers

  • UV to NIR: widely tunable, narrow linewidth lasers and frequency converters with nanosecond pulses
  • MIR: tunable OPG and OPA with picosecond pulses

Business Activities

  • Technology consulting and patent research
  • Performance modeling and design
  • Feasibility studies and characterization of laser sources and components
  • Development of prototypes


Carstens, H., Högner, M., Saule, T., Holzberger, S., Lilienfein, N., Guggenmos, A, Jocher, C., Eidam, T., Esser, D., Tosa, V. , Pervak, V., Limpert, J., Tünnermann, A., Kleineberg, U., Krausz, F., Pupeza, I.:
High-harmonic generation at 250  MHz with photon energies exceeding 100  eV.
Optica 3 Nr. 4, 366-369 (2016)

Munk, A., Jungbluth, B., Strotkamp, M., Hoffmann, H.-D., Poprawe, R., Höffner, J.:
Diode-pumped Alexandrite ring laser for LIDAR applications
Proc. SPIE 9726, 97260I (6 S.) (2016)

Wueppen, J., Nyga, S., Jungbluth, B., Hoffmann, D.:
1.95  μm-pumped OP-GaAs optical parametric oscillator with 10.6  μm idler wavelength
Opt. Lett. 41 (18), 4225-4228 (2016)

Jungbluth, B., Elsen, F., Strotkamp, M., Wüppen, J., Hoffmann, D.:
Gepulste Hochleistungslaser mit adressierbarer Wellenlänge im IR
Photonik Nr 6, 34-37 (2015)

Li, P., Lewin, M., Kretinin, A.V. , Caldwell, J. D., Novoselov, K. S. , Taniguchi, T., Watanabe, K., Gaussmann, F., Taubner, T.:
Hyperbolic phonon-polaritons in boron nitride for near-field optical imaging and focusing
Nature Communications 6, 7507 (9 S.) (2015)

Bensmann, S., Gaußmann, F., Lewin, M., Wüppen, J., Nyga, S., Janzen, C., Jungbluth, B., Taubner, T.:
Near-field imaging and spectroscopy of locally strained GaN using an IR broadband laser
Opt. Expr. 22 (19), 22369-22381 (2014)

Elsen, F., Heinzig, M., Livrozet, M. J.: Löhring, J., Wüppen, J., Büdenbender, C., Fix, A., Jungbluth, B., Hoffmann, H.-D.:
Feasibility and performance study for a space-borne 1645 nm OPO for French-German satellite mission MERLIN
Proc. SPIE 9135, 913515 (7 S.) 1-7 (2014)

Gronloh, B., Russbueldt, P., Jungbluth, B., Hoffmann, H.-D.:
Green sub-ps laser exceeding 400 W of average power
Proc. SPIE 8959, 89590T (10 S.) (2014)

Strotkamp, M., Witte, U., Munk, A., Hartung, A., Gausmann, S., Hengesbach, S., Traub, M.:
Broadly tunable, longitudinally diode-pumped Alexandrite laser
Proc. SPIE 8959, 89591G (6 S.) (2014)

Petraviciute-Lötscher, L., Schneider, W., Rußbüldt, P., Gronloh, B., Hoffmann, H.-D., Kling, M. F., Apolonski, A.:
Direct low-harmonic generation in gas at MHz repetition rate
Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe (CLEO EUROPE/IQEC)
Conference on and International Quantum Electronics Conference, Munich 12-16 May 2013 (1 S.) (2013)

Strotkamp, M., Munk, A., Jungbluth, B., Dahlhoff, K., Jansen, P., Broch, S., Gomm, S., Bachner, M., Fuchs, H., Holland, Hofzumahaus, A.:
Design of a rugged 308 nm tunable UV laser for airborne LIF measurements on top of Zeppelin NT
Solid State Lasers XXII, Proc. SPIE 8599, L1-10, (2013)

Gronloh, B., Russbueldt, P., Schneider, W., Jungbluth, B., Hoffmann, H.-D.:
High average power sub-picosecond pulse generation at 515 nm by extracavity frequency doubling of a mode-locked Innoslab MOPA
Proc. SPIE 8235, 10 S., (2012)

Jungbluth, B., Nyga, S., Pawlowski, E., Fink, T. Wüppen, J.:
Efficient frequency conversion of pulsed microchip and fiber laser radiation in PPSLT
Proc. SPIE 7912, 79120K, 8 S., (2011)

Wueppen, J., Jungbluth, B., Taubner, T., Loosen, P.:
Ultrafast tunable mid IR source
36th Ann.l Int. Conf. on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves. Houston, TX, USA, 2 S., (2011)

Wueppen, J., Jungbluth, B., Taubner, T., Loosen,  P.
Ultrafast Tunable Mid IR Source
IEEE IRMMW-THz Conference, Houston, (2011)

Wueppen, J., Pawlowski, E., Traub, M., Jungbluth, B., Hasler, K.-H., Sumpf, B., Erbert, G.
Compact module of a frequency-doubled, cw diode laser with an output power of more than 500mW at 531nm and a beam quality of less than 1.3
Proc. SPIE 7582, 758204, 8 S., (2010)

Gronloh, B., Mans, T., Rußbüldt, P., Jungbluth, B., Wester, R., Hoffmann, D.
High Power SHG at 515 nm by means of extracavity frequency conversion of sub-picosecond pulses from a mode-locked Innoslab MOPA
Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest Series. Optical Society of America, San Diego, Ca., January 31-February 3, 2010. Paper AtuA13, 2 S., (2010)

Nyga, S., Geiger, J., Jungbluth, B.
Frequency doubling of fiber laser radiation of large spectral bandwidths
Proc. SPIE 7578, 75780P, 7 S., (2010)

Strotkamp, M., Schwarz, T., Jungbluth, B., Faidel, H., Leers, M.
Efficient, green laser based on a blue-diode pumped rare-earth-doped fluoride crystal in an extremely short resonator
Proceedings of SPIE 7578, 75780O, (2010)

M. Strotkamp, T. Schwarz, B. Jungbluth
Power Scaling of a Compact and Efficient Blue Diode Pumped Solid State Laser Emitting Green Light
Advanced Solid-State Photonics, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America), paper AMB29, (2010)

M. Strotkamp, T. Schwarz, B. Jungbluth
Efficient, green laser based on a blue-diode pumped rare earth doped fluoride crystal in an extreme short resonator
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2009 and the European Quantum Electronics Conference. CLEO Europe - EQEC 2009, Munich,
Mulhouse: European Physical Society 1-1, (2009)

M. Duering, V. Kolev, B. Luther-Davies
Generation of tuneable 589nm radiation as a Na guide star source using an optical parametric amplifier
Opt. Expr. 17, 437-446, (2009)

B. Gronloh, M. Höfer, R. Wester, and H.-D. Hoffmann
High power UV generation at 355 nm by means of extracavity frequency conversion of a high repetition rate Innoslab MOPA system
Proc. SPIE 7193, 71930Y, (2009)

B. Jungbluth, D. Oberbeckmann, J. Wueppen
Power-scaling and prototyping of a gain switched Ti:Sapphire laser with a tuning range of 400 nm
Proc. SPIE 7193, 71930, 8 S., (2009)

B. Jungbluth, M. Vierkoetter, M. Hoefer, J. Loehring, D. Oberbeckmann, D. Hoffmann
Design and characterization of a rugged and compact setup for widely tunable harmonic generation in the ultraviolet
Proc. SPIE 6455, 1-10, (2007)

M. Hoefer, M. Traub, R. Kleindienst, H. Sipma, H.-D. Hoffmann, P. Wessels, P. Burdack
Multi ten-watt, ultra-stable, and tuneable Innoslab-based single frequency MOPA
Proc. SPIE 6451, 7 S., (2007)