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Old 10-30-2013, 02:03 AM #1
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Default Newport Tunable HeNe

Not sure if this is rare or unexpected, but Newport has tunable HeNe's for sale, covering both 604nm and 612nm ranges: https://www.newport.com/HeNe-Lasers-...1033/info.aspx

This sounds like a very rare occurrence?


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Yours for only one payment of $6,000.00
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Default Re: Newport Tunable HeNe

Well yes way out of my range but I thought tunables were extraordinarily rare? As far as I can tell no 604nm or 612nm HeNe's have been made or stocked by manufacturers for many years now... is this not the same for tunables?
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REO Optical makes some, you can find them if you need them...

Edit: OMG REO is Newport...
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Default Re: Newport Tunable HeNe

You're right, they are extraordinarily rare. So are 488nm diodes, so are 577nm OPSL systems, and so are 607nm DPSS processes. They're all readily available, just extremely rare.

However they're still being produced by at least one other company right now. (I'm not a gas guy... I don't know)
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I see. Well I'm pretty sure no company even manufactures 604nm and 612nm HeNe's anymore... obtaining one and seeing it working should be quite a journey
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Rare, perhaps.
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as time goes on and i figure more things out, bloompyle's collection is looking INCREDIBLE.
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It's the same tube made by REO back in the day.

The REO LSTP.

It's a semi-standard tube with just the right gas fill, and pressure, to allow for lasing of all 5 standard lines between 543.5 - 632.8 (543.5, 594.1, 604.6, 611.8, and 632.8).

Sometimes you can get some stray raman lines, but they aren't advertised as being included. Similar to getting a multiline tube.

It's got a broadband OC on one end, and on the other you will find a littrow prism/HR coated broadband as well.

As you would expect from a regular prism, this prism also diffracts the light and places all the wavelengths in their correlating places of the spectrum. However, one face of this prism is coated HR broadband, so once this light is enters the prism and diffracts, it is also being reflected back through the tube.

The tuning takes place when this prism undergoes very precise rotation. By rotating the prism, you are allowing individual lines to resonate, thus gaining, throughout the cavity. Whereas the other 4 (or however many other lines remain) will collide with the bore walls and not have the opportunity to gain, thus no lasing will take place on these lines.

Very ingenious design, and is very similar on concept to other tuning designs. Whether it's an intra-cavity prism with external HR, or a littrow grating, they all work on the same principles.

It's on my must-have list, but not for a while. Aryntha has one, as Sam is selling a couple. A healthy one for $3k, and a couple others for a few hundred less that are either missing green, or have a long warmup, etc. I will eventually knuckle down and save for a few months to get one. Though it is not a pressing need currently.

As far as production, REO I believe still does it. As it's their laser, and you can still purchase it from their website. These are used in spectroscopy. When you need a laser capable of producing wavelengths over a tunable range, this is a fine option. It provides stable wavelengths, that change by fractions, of a fraction of a nm over warmup. These are used when you need to test a materials ability to absorb wavelengths, for instance in cavity ring down spectroscopy.

This is a science involving an external cavity using a Herriott Cell. This cavity resonates light within it in a ring-like patter. This external cavity is a vacuum sealed environment, with mirrors on both sides. One mirror has a hole in it for light to enter, and exit, and both mirrors are highly reflective.

This tube has a known spectral readout, as far as how it absorbs various wavelengths. They also know how long it takes for a pulse of light, at a certain power, to dissipate to nothing within the tube. How many resonations. When a gas is placed in the tube, they fire the laser pulse, and measure the new rate. They use this integer to identify the spectral qualities of various gases, and the rate at which they absorb various wavelengths.

Helium-Neon lasers are known to be used in this fashion, and I'd even put money on companies using this very laser.
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sure would be an amazing piece to add to your collection, even if you aren't a "gas" guy!
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FYI: Research Electro-Optics = REO (right on the side of the laser).
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I'm surprised that even the hobbyist tunable HeNe is still in the $3k range
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Also, what would be a good price to pull the trigger on for a 612nm HeNe? Obviously pricing is different depending on output power, so how about 1-2mW?

EDIT: so it seems REO/Newport still produces an occasional tunable HeNe. But what about 604nm or 612nm HeNe's? I don't think anyone produces these at all anymore... am I wrong?
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you're probably looking at something crazy for a 612. probably at least 800. there's few reasons to own one frankly, other than to just have the color. I almost bought one a while back, but I bought the argon instead.
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532nm: CNI MGL-F-3W, Coherent Genesis MX Taipan OPSL, LG Hercules-325
543.5nm: 05-LGR-193 Melles Griot HeNe 3.8mW
Melles Griot LGB-563 HeNe

561nm: Melles Griot 85-YCA-015, Coherent Sapphire 561-20
568nm: Omni-643RYB Whitelight Line

577nm: Coherent Genesis MX Taipan OPSL
583.8nm: DPSS line
586.2nm: DPSS line
588.6nm: CNI PGL-M-80

591nm: DPSS line
593.5nm CNI MGL-H-50 Lab Laser
594.1nm: Coherent 31-2230-000 (4.5mW)

604.6nm: LOR-150 HeNe line
609nm: Raman HeNe line?
611.8nm: Melles Griot LOR-150 HeNe (5mW), LOR-006 HeNe (0.5mW)

632.8nm: Spectra Physics Model-127 (>35mW), Model-124B, Model-120, Model-117, others
Melles Griot LHB-580, LHB-190, WHR-570

641nm: Melles Griot RCS
647nm: Omni-643RYB Whitelight Line
659.6nm: Laser Quantum IGNIS DPSS laser 0.5W

671nm: CNI PGL-III-C-100
676nm: Omni-643RYB Whitelight Line
690nm: custom diode laser
694nm: Portable Q-switched Ruby Laser

1152.6nm: SP-120 HeNe alt. mirrors
1523.5nm: Melles Griot LIR-151 HeNe
3391nm: SP-124 alt. mirrors
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Also, what would be a good price to pull the trigger on for a 612nm HeNe? Obviously pricing is different depending on output power, so how about 1-2mW?

EDIT: so it seems REO/Newport still produces an occasional tunable HeNe. But what about 604nm or 612nm HeNe's? I don't think anyone produces these at all anymore... am I wrong?
All depends on output, and luck. Anywhere from $125 - $800 pending both of those conditions.

604.6nm is not, nor ever was, produced solely by itself. The only way to get 604.6nm is either from a multiline, or the tunable.

611.8nm isn't produced visibly. Meaning they aren't advertised. At least by REO anyway, the main leader in orange tubes. Though emailing MG, REO, Seimens, or Uniphase may lead somewhere lucky.

Those are the four companies that every sold 611.8nm HeNes.

Good luck! Ordering direct from the company will be VERY expensive. I recommend getting on Sam's good side, and scanning ebay.
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A little out of my price range...
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