MesaTM PIV
Dual Pulse Lasers for PIV Applications
Compact single laser head for easy integration into PIV systems
Nd:YAG
18 mJ @ 6 kHz
120 W @ 10 kHz
532 nm
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The Mesa PIV series comes in Standard and High Power configurations. The High Power configuration consists of two Mesa HP lasers with external beam combination, and is designed for PIV applications with special power requirements, up to 300 W at 10 kHz.
 

MESA PIV FEATURES

  • Dual cavity chamber for any delay setting (including overlap)
  • Optimized for two identical pulses
  • Easy to integrate into PIV system
  • Highest energy pulse pairs
  • Matched beam divergence within the pulse pair
  • Spatial beam overlap
  • Low trigger timing jitter
  • Choice of circular or crossed polarization
  • External beam combinations available
  • Smooth, round beams for easy data analysis
  • Industry-proven reliability
  • Ideal for the following PIV applications:

     

    • Time-Resolved PIV
    • Turbulent Flow Analysis
    • LIF
    • Combustion Analysis
    • Fuel Injector Studies
    • Blood Flows
    • Spray Analysis
    • Micro-Fluidics
    • Micro-PIV

 

LASER CONTROL UNIT / SOFTWARE

  • Advanced laser control electronicsLaser Control Unit
  • Easy connectivity
  • Powerful laser control software
  • Runs on Windows-based OS (XP and newer)
  • USB interface
  • Multi-lingual support
  • Control of current, frequency, trigger mode
  • Monitoring and display of real-time laser parameters
  • Mesa PIV High Power configuration requires 2 laser control units

 

 

   
 
Mesa PIV Model1 532-120-M 532-80-M 532-80-L 532-60-M
Wavelength 532 nm 532 nm 532 nm 532 nm
Total Energy @ 1-6 kHz 18 mJ 13 mJ 13 mJ 10 mJ
Average Power @ 10 kHz 120 W 80 W 80 W 60 W
Repetition Rate 1-30 kHz
Pulse Duration2 <150 ns <170 ns <150 ns <190 ns
Pulse-to-Pulse Stability <2% RMS <2% RMS <3% RMS <2% RMS
Beam Quality (M2) <25 <25 <15 <25
1. Performance at 6 kHz unless otherwise noted
2. Typical measurement