aeroPULSE FS high power femtosecond lasers

aeroPULSE FS is a portfolio of industrial-grade femtosecond fiber lasers based on NKT Photonics world renowned Crystal Fiber platform.

aeroPULSE_control_unit This family of rugged and compact OEM lasers use state-of-the-art mode-locking technology to deliver ultra-short femtosecond pulses with outstanding long-term stability, superior pulse-to-pulse stability,  low noise, and excellent TEMoo mode quality. As standard, aeroPULSE FS is available with output powers up to 20W emitting at 1030nm. Other wavelengths, including green, are available upon request.

The aeroPULSE FS lasers were developed for demanding 24×7 OEM applications, highlighting unit-to-unit consistency and uptime, low cost of ownership, and ease of integration. Designed for the stringent requirements of materials processing and micromachining applications where its superior reliability are mandatory product attributes. Every feature of the aeroPULSE is designed for continuous and consistent operation for in demanding applications.

The system configuration consists of a 19” rack-mountable control unit and a very low profile laser head that can be mounted either horizontally or vertically. The complete system can be either air-cooled for low output power performance or water-cooled for high output power performance. The system can be remotely controlled via an RS-232 interface, and incorporates extensive on-board data logging of key parameters. Our proprietary manufacturing technology ensures product quality while our tightly controlled supply chain makes for consistency.


  • Up to 20W average power
  • 20 µJ/pulse @ 1030nm
  • Variable pulse width < 500 fs to 3 ps
  • Up to 20 MHz repetition rate
  • Excellent beam pointing stability
  • All-fiber design, industrial reliability
  • System monitoring via remote diagnostics
  • No warm-up time – Instant ON

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aeroPULSE_detailAs standard, the aeroPULSE laser comes with center wavelength of 1030 nm. As the fiber platform of the aeroPULSE is very flexible, we can supply other configurations, should you need it. Let us know what you need.

Model Power Pulse Length Rep. Rate, adjustable*
FS20 20 W < 500 fs 200 kHz - 1 MHz

* Other values available on request

Warranty Extension

Extend the normal 24 month warranty with an extra 12 or 24 months


Power* Up to 20 W
Wavelength* 1030 nm
Energy per pulse Up to 20 µJ
Pulse duration Variable pulse width < 500 fs to 3 ps
Repetition rate, adjustable* 200 kHz - 1 MHz
Polarization Linearly polarized, PER > 17 dB
Beam diameter ~1 mm
Beam divergence 1.6 ± 0.2 mrad
Spatial mode Fundamental, M2 ≤ 1.2
Power fluctuation (50 hours) < 0.5 %
Warm-up Time < 1 min

* Other  values available on request


Computer Interface USB 2.0, RS 232
Operation Voltage 100-240 VAC 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption  <330 W
System Cooling Air or water cooled
Chiller Included (rack mount or floor stand)
Operation Temperature 18-30°C
Storage Temperature -10°C to +60°C
Dimensions (WxHxL)
Laser head
Control box
Chiller (floor stand)
Chiller (rack mount)
335X805X513 mm
375x177x440 mm (4U 19" rack)
432x177x438 mm
Weight - Laser head 10.2 kg
Weight - Control box Up to 14.7 kg
Weight - Chiller 3 kg

aeroPULSE FS technical drawing

aeroPULSE support/warranty

All aeroPULSE products comes with industry leading reliability and are backed by our standard 2 year warranty. However, should you need the extra security of an extended warranty and remote diagnostics support this is available in our support and warranty extension package. Please contact your sales representative for more information.


The aeroPULSE systems are driven by our proven pulsed platform used in the SuperK EXTREME supercontinuum lasers. Consequently, the systems are completely maintenance free and have an expected lifetime of more than 20,000 hours.


All NKT Photonics products are produced under our quality management system certified in accordance with the ISO 9001:2008 standard. Force_ISO_logo Laser_warning_class_4