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Our team members report from Pittcon 2008 conference about applications of femtosecond lasers discussed during the conference

Next Generation Genome Sequencing Technologies
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
8:30 a.m., Room 272


J. Michael Ramsey, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


8:35 Automated Microfluidic Sanger Sequencing Sample Preparation STEVAN JOVANOVICH, Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc., Richard Belcinski, Luliu Blaga, Allen Boronkay, Helen Franklin, Corey Garrigues, Roger McIntosh, Bill Nielsen, Mike Nguyen, Phil Sison, Jaclyn Taal
9:10 A Genome Analyzer System: Cost-effective, High Throughput Genomics Using Solexa DNA Sequencing Technology GARY P SCHROTH, Illumina, Inc.
9:45 Single Molecule DNA Sequencing by Synthesis TIMOTHY HARRIS, Helicos BioSciences
10:20 Progress Towards Ultrafast DNA Sequencing Using Nanopores AMIT MELLER, Boston University
10:55 Single Molecule DNA Sequencing Using Nanofluidics and Nanoelectrodes J. MICHAEL RAMSEY, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
11:05 Open Discussion

Related Del Mar Photonics producst

Femtosecond Lasers

Trestles femtosecond Ti:Sapphire laser
Trestles Finesse femtosecond Ti:Sapphire laser with integrated DPSS pump laser
Teahupoo Rider femtosecond amplified Ti:Sapphire laser
Mavericks femtosecond Cr:Forsterite laser
Tamarack femtosecond fiber laser (Er-doped fiber)
Buccaneer femtosecond OA fiber laser (Er-doped fiber) and SHG
Cannon Ultra-broadband light source
Tourmaline femtosecond Yb-doped fiber laser
Chata femtosecond Cr:ZnSe laser (2.5 micron) coming soon
Phonics West 2008: applications of femtosecond lasers

High Power Femtosecond Laser Systems

Cortes 800 tabletop 40 TW Ti:Sapphire laser system
Cortes E  - High vacuum laser ablation/deposition system with 2 TW Ti:Sapphire laser
Cortes K - femtosecond seed laser for Petawatt KrF excimer laser
Cortes O 200TW femtosecond laser - KD*P CPOPA based amplifier system
Jaws femtosecond Cr:forsterite Multi-Terawatt Amplified Laser
High-vacuum system for laser ablation/deposition

Femtosecond pulse measurement instrumentation

Reef scanning and single shot femtosecond autocorrelators
Avoca SPIDER - Spectral phase interferometry for direct electric-field reconstruction (SPIDER)
Rincon third order femtosecond cross-correlator (third order autocorrelator TOAC) also referred to as contrastmeter

Ultrafast Dynamics Research Tools

Beacon femtosecond fluorescence up-conversion (optical gating) spectrometer
Hatteras Ultrafast Transient Absorption Spectrometer

Femtosecond Systems and Accessories

Femtosecond Micromachining
Femtosecond nanophotonics
Femtosecond NSOM
Pacifica femtosecond fiber laser based terahertz spectrometer
Pismo pulse picker (ultrafast electro-optical shutter)
Wavelength conversion: second and third harmonics generators for femtosecond lasers
Jibe white light continuum generator
Kirra Optical Faraday Rotators and Isolators

Laser accessories

Diffractive Variable Attenuator for high power lasers
Deformable mirrors - active elements for adaptive optics systems
ShaH - the family of fast, accurate and reliable wavefront sensors
Complete adaptive optics systems
Faraday rotators and isolators for high-power (up to 1kW) laser beams
SAM - Saturable Absorber Mirrors
PCA - Photoconductive antenna for terahertz applications
Passive Q-switches based on Co2+:ZnS, Cr2+:ZnS and Cr2+:ZnSe
Lithium Niobate Q-switches
Lithium Tantalate Q-switches
Optics from A to Z
BaF2 (Barium Fluoride) components
BBO (Beta Barium Borate) crystals
Ge (Germanium) optical components
YAG:RE crystals and laser rods
LiF (Lithium Fluoride) optical components
Lithium Niobate wafers - high quality non-linear optical substrate: Diam 2", 1 mm thick - diam 2", 500 micron thick
Rutile (TiO2) coupling prisms