About NLOP

The Nonlinear Optics and Photonics laboratory was formed in 2018 by the merging of 2 groups from the Laser Department-NILPRP; Nonlinear and Information Optics Group (NIO) and Solid State Laser Laboratory (SSLL).

Expertise of the new group:

- Photonic functionalities in nonlinear optical materials (light guiding by light - spatial soliton waveguides, all-optical light modulation, etc.);
- Characterization methods: laser interferometry, laser spectroscopy, imaging techniques, morphological investigations, structural analyses, gas sensing platform, characterization and modeling of nonlinear optical processes (Z-scan/I-scan, wave-mixing, third-harmonic generation, pump-probe interferometry);
- Materials processing with fs and ns laser sources: thin films, micro- and nano-structures, nanoparticles, additive manufacturing, and quantum dots;
- Numerical simulations/codes using various softwares (RSoft, PIC, Optica).


Our facilities:
- 1 mJ femtosecond laser with 250 fs pulse duration, 2KHz repetition rate.
- Picosecond and nanosecond Solid-State lasers.
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Microprocessing system with precise XYZ translation stages for Laser Direct Writing and micro-stereolithography.
 

Montaj solitoni.   Microprocessing system with 200 fs pulses laser

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