July 27, 2016 2:14 PM ET

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Company Overview of Spectra-Physics AB

Company Overview

Spectra-Physics AB manufactures a wide range of laser-based instrumentation systems, primarily for the process-control, industrial measurement, construction, research, commercial, and government markets. It was formerly known as Pharos AB and changed its name in 1992. The company is based in Stockholm, Sweden. As of February 22, 1999, Spectra-Physics AB was a subsidiary of Thermo Instrument Systems, Inc. Now, Spectra-Physics AB operates as a subsidiary of Thermo Electron Sweden Forvaltning AB.

Sturegatan 32

Stockholm,  102 45



46 87 83 07 25


46 86 60 92 26

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Spectra-Physics AB Key Developments

Spectra-Physics Unveils Spirit One Femtosecond Laser

Spectra-Physics has unveiled Spirit One, a new industrial femtosecond laser. With >3 W average power, >30 µJ pulse energy at 1,030 nm wavelength, Spirit One provides additional flexibility with a new adjustable pulse duration option, allowing the user to freely chose pulse durations between 400 fs and 3 ps by software in seconds. The laser includes an integrated pulse picker for fast pulse selection and power control for high process throughput. Spirit One is based on the proven and widely deployed Spirit industrial femtosecond laser platform and has passed extensive environmental qualification testing to ensure high reliability. Fully automated and computer controlled, Spirit One has exceptional power and beam pointing stability during 24/7 operation, ensuring high precision and reproducibility for demanding applications.

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