Research Facilities

Zeus TW-class ultrafast laser system

Zeus TW-class ultrafast laser system

TW-class Ti:Sapphire-based ultrafast laser system – Amplitude Technologies S.A. – 45TW, 25fs, single-shot up to 10Hz 35fs,10mJ pp synchronized probe beam

Experimental vacuum chamber

Experimental vacuum chamber

Strong laser-matter interaction chamber Cylindrical stainless steel chamber, 1.5m diameter, 60cm height. Eight ISO-K-200 ports on side, four ISO-K-160 viewports on the top cover. Turbo-molecular vacuum pump on top, supported by oil-free scroll pump. Vacuum pressure below E-6 mbar. Gate valve with window for interconnection with the laser vacuum chamber.

Ultrafast Ti:Sapphire laser system

Ultrafast Ti:Sapphire laser system

– Femtolasers GmbH – Oscillator: <10fs, 400mW (avg), 80MHz CEP-stabilized Amplifier: 35fs, 1.5mJ pp, 1KHz CEP-stabilized External fiber compressor: <7fs, 0.8mJ pp, 1KHz CEP-stabilized

CEP-stabilized ultrafast laser

CEP-stabilized ultrafast laser

CEP-stabilized, Ti: Sapphire - based ultrafast laser system

Dynamic nanosecond interferometry

Dynamic nanosecond interferometry

Dynamic nanosecond interferometry for plasma and material characterization Single longitudinal mode Nd: YAG laser, 6ns, 850mJ pp (max), 10Hz, four harmonics (Quantel)

Pulsed Power X-pinch Device

Pulsed Power X-pinch Device

High performance X-pinch system and picosecond optical probe diagnostics Picosecond Q-switched laser SBS compressed Nd: YAG laser, 150ps, 250mJ pp(max) 10Hz four harmonics (EKSPLA)

ESPI system

ESPI system

Electronic Speckle Pattern Interferometry (ESPI) system Plasma & material characterization CW, DPSS Lasers for Interferometry and Holography 5W, 532nm, single longitudinal mode (Coherent) Ultra fast laser pulse characterization device (down to 5fs) 3D Holographic Camera MeV Electron Magnetic Energy Analyzer

Plasma focus device

Plasma focus device

Maximum Stored Energy ~ 400J at 19kV Total Capacitance 2020nF ± 10% Equivalent Inductance 38nH Equivalent Resistance 87.4mΩ Peak Current at 19kV ~90kA

 IPPL is one of the access points of the National Research Infrastructure “ELI - LASERLAB Europe Synergy, HiPER & IPERION-CH.gr” (HELLAS-CH)

and the leader of the “Fundamental Science Program ” of the ESFRI research infrastructure HiPER.

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Plasma focus device

Maximum Stored Energy ~ 400J at 19kV Total Capacitance 2020nF ± 10% Equivalent Inductance 38nH Equivalent Resistance 87.4mΩ Peak Current at 19kV ~90kA