SuperK EVO industrial supercontinuum lasers

The SuperK EVO supercontinuum white light lasers are cost-efficient lasers based on our extremely reliable fiber laser technology. The lasers are stable, reliable, maintenance-free, and ensure a low cost of ownership - perfect for OEM integration in demanding commercial applications.

Broad as a lamp, bright as a laser

The SuperK EVO platform delivers high brightness white light in the entire 405-2400 nm range. The light is fiber delivered with pristine beam quality ready to use as-is, or for further filtering and beam shaping to fit your application.

SuperK EVO OEM industrial supercontinuum white light laserFeatures

High repetition rate and output power – when speed matters

With a standard repetition rate of 20, 30, or 78 MHz and output power of up to 2 W, the SuperK EVO line is optimized for speed and throughput. Use it for test & measurement and optical device characterization, or for bio-imaging applications such as Fluorescence-Lifetime Imaging Microscopy.

All EVO models have output triggers that ensure your equipment is in perfect sync and ready to work when you are.

Install and forget for thousands of hours

Our renowned Photonic Crystal Fiber (PCF) technology is the heart of the SuperK EVO. This solid-state, all-fiber architecture ensures a reliable 24/7 operation and a maintenance-free lifetime of thousands of hours. Continuous testing of multiple systems has ensured the longest lifetime in the market. Intended for industrial use, the EVO is easy to mount and handle due to its rugged and compact design. Reliability, quality, and performance are ensured through the DIN ISO 9000 certified processes.

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EVO line models

The SuperK EVO line comes in two major varieties: The EVO and the EVO HP. The EVO HP is the high power model with the broadest spectral range and the highest spectral power density. The EVO is passively cooled, and for the HP model, you can choose between air or water cooling.

Choose from repetition rates of 20, 30, or 78 MHz.

SuperK EVO line

SuperK EVO spectral power density

SuperK EVO HP spectral power density

Easy to control from the graphical user interface

You can get the utmost user-friendly operation through our NKT Photonics CONTROL software or a direct interface through the free software development kit.

Need accessories? Filters, splitters, broadband delivery?

If configured with collimated output, you can use your SuperK EVO with all existing SuperK filters and accessories.

Are you looking for a filter? Perhaps a tunable high-contrast filter, a tunable single-line filter, a tunable multi-line filter? Or a spectral supercontinuum splitter? We got it. 

Warranty extension

If you wish, you can extend the standard 24-month warranty with an extra 12 or 24 months.

Optical

Model EVO ERL-04 EVO EUL-10 EVO HP EU-4
Repetition rate 20 MHz 30 MHz 20 MHz
Spectral coverage 500-2000 nm 405-2400 nm 410-2400 nm
Total power ≈ 1 W ≈ 0.3 W ≈ 2 W
Total visible power (350-850 nm) > 40 mW > 60 mW > 400 mW
Total power stability, RMS ± 1 % ± 1 % ± 1 %
Cut-in wavelength 1) 500 nm 425 nm 410 nm
Polarization Random Random Random
Beam quality, TEM00  M2 < 1.1 M2 < 1.1 M2 < 1.1
Mode field diameter, FC/APC ≈ 3 µm N.A. N.A.
Beam diameter
(collimated version)
≈ 1 mm @ 532 nm

≈ 2 mm @ 1100 nm

≈ 3 mm @ 2000 nm

≈ 1 mm @ 532 nm

≈ 2 mm @ 1100 nm

≈ 3 mm @ 2000 nm

≈ 1 mm @ 532 nm

≈ 2 mm @ 1100 nm

≈ 3 mm @ 2000 nm

1) Spectral power density > 0.1 mW/nm

Mechanical/Electrical

Model EVO ERL-04 EVO EUL-10 EVO HP EU-4
Laser output Gaussian, single-mode Gaussian, single-mode Gaussian, single-mode
Fiber output Collimated
(FC/APC on request)
Collimated Collimated
Output fiber length 1.5 m 1.5 m 1.5 m
Computer interface USB 2.0/RS-232/Ethernet USB 2.0/RS-232/Ethernet USB 2.0/RS-232/Ethernet
Sync (trigger) output NIM NIM NIM
Power supply requirements 24 V DC 24 V DC 24 V DC
Power consumption 1) < 30 W < 30 W < 60 W
Door interlock connector 2) 2-pin LEMO 2-pin LEMO 2-pin LEMO
External bus interface 15 D-Sub 15 D-Sub 15 D-sub
Operation temperature 18 – 35 °C 18 – 35 °C 18 – 30 °C
Storage temperature -10 – 60 °C -10 – 60 °C -10 – 55 °C
System cooling Passive 3) Passive 3) Air 4) or water
Dimensions (WxHxL) 200 mm x 90 mm x 325 mm 200 mm x 90 mm x 325 mm 200 mm x 166.5 mm x 325 mm
Weight 6 kg 6 kg 12 kg

1) Power consumption depends on the total output power.
2) SuperK EVO is a class 4 laser and required to be connected to a door interlock/circuit.
3) Heat radiation from the base plate
4) Internal fan at a minimum airflow of 80 m3/hour is needed.

SuperK EVO dimensions

SuperK EVO HP dimensions (air-cooling)

User Interfaces

Software NKT Photonics CONTROL
Software integration Software Development Kit