FemtoLAB All-in-one R&D platform for laser micromachining

FemtoLAB is a femtosecond laser micromachining workstation. A perfect choice for scientific laboratories and R&D centers requiring custom solutions for various tasks.

FemtoLAB laser workstation offers combined laser micromachining processes at a submicron resolution and can perform a variety of applications.

Key applications:

  • Surface and volume micro- and nano- structuring
  • Femtosecond laser ablation (FSLA)
  • Laser grooving
  • Multiphoton polymerization (MPP) | direct laser writing (DLW)
  • Laser cutting & drilling
  • Uniquely, the system is compatible not only with planar samples but supports optical fibers machining as well.

FemtoLAB main features

  • Fabrication of complex objects with submicron resolution
  • High-speed and ultra-high precision micromachining
  • Efficient beam delivery and power control
  • High-end industrial-grade femtosecond laser
  • High-performance galvanometer scanners
  • Object movement and laser pulse synchronization in time and space
  • Unique software interface controlling all hardware units

Benefits

  • All-in-one platform
    A workstation is designed to perform several applications, not just one
  • Combined processes
    A single workstation has integrated additive and subtractive process capabilities
  • Full support
    We will install the workstation at your premises and train your team
  • References
    Our systems are installed in a diverse range of businesses, research universities, and organizations
  • 1 Year Warranty
    And after-warranty service

FemtoLAB Customers

FemtoLAB is chosen by the researchers from the world's top universities and R&D centers

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    Centre technologique Optique & Lasers ALPhANOV, Bordeaux
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    University of Applied Sciences, Upper Austria
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    Applications:
    • 3D direct laser writing – multiphoton polymerization (MPP)
    • Surface micro and nano structuring
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    Techniche Universitat Berlin

    QS Universities rating: #158

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    Applications:
    • 3D direct laser writing – multiphoton polymerization (MPP)
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    Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

    QS Universities rating: #172

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    Applications:
    • Two-photon polymerization
    • 3D direct laser writing
    • Surface micro- and nano-structuring
    • Selective laser ablation
    • Micro cutting and drilling any material
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    Delft University of Technology

    QS Universities rating: #61

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    Applications:
    • Acoustic sensor fabrication
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    Technische Universität Dresden

    QS Universities rating: #200

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    Guilin University of Electronic Technology, China
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    Applications:
    • 3D direct laser writing – multiphoton polymerization (MPP)
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    Shanghai Jiao Tong University

    QS Universities rating: #46

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    Applications:
    • Surface micro and nanostructuring
    • Selective laser ablation
    • Micro cutting and drilling
    • Photo-induced etching
    • 3D direct laser writing
    • Waveguide for quantum computing fabrication (separate system)
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    University of Southampton, UK

    QS Universities rating: #78

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    Applications:
    • Nanogratings witing
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    Swinburne University of Technology

    QS Universities rating: #296

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    Applications:
    • SERS sensors fabrication
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    Texas A&M University

    QS Universities rating: #164

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    Applications:
    • Surface micro and nano structuring
    • Selective laser ablation
    • Micro cutting and drilling
    • Photo-induced etching
    • 3D direct laser writing
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    Tokyo Institute of Technology

    QS Universities rating: #55

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    Applications:
    • 3D direct laser writing – multiphoton polymerization (MPP)
    • Surface micro and nano structuring
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    Politechnico di Torino, Italy

    QS Universities rating: #325

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    Applications:
    • FBG writing
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    Tsinghua University

    QS Universities rating: #14

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    Applications:
    • Surface micro and nano structuring
    • Selective laser ablation
    • Micro cutting and drilling
    • Photo-induced etching
    • 3D direct laser writing
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    University of Science and Technology of China

    QS Universities rating: #94

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    Applications:
    • Surface and volume micro and nano structuring
    • Selective laser ablation
    • Micro cutting and drilling, any material
    • Two-photon polymerization
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    Xi’an Technological University
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    Applications:
    • MEMS applications
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    Wuhan University

    QS Universities rating: #194

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    Applications:
    • 3D direct laser writing
    • Selective laser ablation
    • Micro cutting and drilling, any material
    • Surface micro and nano structuring
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    Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science, Portugal
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Technical specifications

Parameter Value
Recommended materials All materials: glass, sapphire, silicon, ceramics, metal, plastic, optical fibers etc.
Laser High power ultrashort pulse IR, Green, UV laser
Optical path selection Automated
Samples size Compatible with up to 160 mm x 160 mm designs
Smallest feature size 200 nm
Positioning system XYZ mechanical axes, positioning accuracy +- 0.3 μm featuring continuous wafer level patterning
Scanning system Galvo system for all laser wavelengths
Vision Real-time visualization and positioning camera with feature recognition
Metrology Integrated microscope
Sample handling Manual with automatic alignment
Holder Sample holder for flat structures (vacuum suction based) with additional holder for optical fibers
Fume extraction system Included
Accessories Power control, polarization state control
Software Entire system control via single GUI.
Supported file formats – 2D/3D model import: STL, DXF, DWG, AMF, PLT, FAB
– Bitmap support: BMP, GIF, JPG, JPEG, PNG
– Text files as a table array: TXT, RTF, TEX
Software Granite base with passive vibrations isolation, built on an optical table (optional stand-alone design)
Construction Water-cooled laser, air-cooled system, and electrical cabinet
Dimensions, mm
(L x W x H)
1500 x 1350 x 1400
Weight 1100 kg
Power supply 2x 220 VAC, 16 A

Customer review

  • “After 10 years of experience, working with your femtosecond system, my honest opinion is more than positive and we are satisfied with the product. Compared to other systems, ours “full optional facility” allows us to explore valuable processing on many different materials. This is an added value for the research in IIT!”
    Luigino Criante
    Technology Researcher
    Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia Genoa, Italy

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References

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  2. Adomavičiūtė; T. Tamulevičius; L. Šimatonis; E. Fataraitė-Urbonienė; E. Stankevičius; S. Tamulevičius, “Microstructuring of electrospun mats employing femtosecond laser”, ISSN 1392–1320 Materials Science (Medžiagotyra), Vol. 21, No. 1. 2015; doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5755/j01.ms.21.1.10249
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  10. Tamulevičius, L. Šimatonis, O. Ulčinas, S. Tamulevičius, E. Žukauskas, R. Rekuvienė, L. Mažeika et al. “Micromachining and validation of the scanning acoustic microscope spatial resolution and sensitivity calibration block for 20–230 MHz frequency range”, Microscopy (Oxf) Volume 65 (5), 429-437 (2016). doi:https://doi.org/10.1093/jmicro/dfw027
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