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Electro Optic Modulators
High Voltage Drivers / Modulators
Attenuators / Isolators / Rotators/Polarizers
Q-Switches / Pockels Cells

Leysop Ltd. produces a wide range of electro optic and passive optical components:

They are experienced in working with difficult optical materials including:

Leysop has served the international laser community with these vital products for over 20 years. For details on Leysop's background, please click here.

Polarizers, Beamsplitters, Attenuators, Isolators

Polarizers, Beamsplitters, Attenuators, Isolators Applications / Features
  Glan-Taylor Calcite Air Spaced Polarizer High extinction ratio, low reflectance
Glan-Thompson Polarizer Large aperture, lowest loss
Beamsplitter Cubes 532nm to 1600nm versions
Rochon and Wollaston Polarizers 20° /10° beam separation
Beam Displacement Rhombs  
High Power Attenuator Max power - 200W/cm2 continuous
Faraday Optical Rotators & Isolators >30 dB Isolation / <0.5 dB Loss
Application Notes - Faraday Rotators & Isolators: The Faraday or Magneto-Optic Effect
Applications of Faraday Devices
Quartz Retardation / Wave Plates Insensitive to Temp. / Easy to Allign
Depolarizers When unpolarized source is needed
Savart Plates For weakly polarized light

Pockels Cells / Electro-Optic Q-Switches

Pockels Cells / Electro-Optic Q-Switches Applications / Features Rise Time
  100kHz RTP Q-switch No Piezo-electric Resonances  
Standard Longitudinal Pockels Cells Laser Q-switching 25 ns
Compact Pockels Cells Compact size for OEM applications 1 ns
Ultra-Compact Pockel Cells With Brewster Polarizers 1 ns
Ultra-Miniature Pockels Cells 25 mm diameter package intended predominantly for Q-switching applications 1 ns
Ultra-Fast Pockels Cells Pulse Slicing and Pulse Picking 0.5 ns
High Power BBO Pockels Cells Good for 100s of Watts (>3GW/cm2) Fast
Double Pockels Cells Lower Switching Voltage 0.25 ns
Three Electrode Pockels Cells Cleanest Pulse Picking & Slicing 0.25 ns
Transverse Pockels Cells Q-Switching  
Pockels Cell w Integrated Polarizer & Wave Plate Pulsed Quarter Wave Mode  
Application Notes for Pockels Cells: The Linear Electro-Optic Effect  
Selecting the Right Pockels Cell
Setting Up the Q-Switch
Pulse Slicing with Pockels Cells
Pulse Picking with 4 Terminal Pockels Cells
Low Voltage Electro-Optic Light Modulators Lower Cost Driver 65 ns
Electro Optic Resonant Phase Modulators Fixed Frequency to 100 MHz  
Electro-Optic Deflector Q-Switch Compact, Low Power Q-Switch 10 ns

High Voltage Drivers / Modulators

High Voltage Drivers / Modulators Max VDC Frequency Rise Time
  M250 Modulator Driver 250 7 MHz 65 ns
M5000 Pockels Cell Driver +/-3000 14 KHz 5 μs
100kHz Q-Switch Driver 2000 100 Hz 5 ns
HVP50/80 Step Pulse Generator 8000 100 Hz 3 ns
High Voltage Pulse Generator 6000 10 KHz 8 ns
GIPO Series High Voltage Pulse Generators -5500 100 Hz 2.5 ns
Board Level High Voltage Pulse Generator 5000 100 KHz 20 ns


Component Mounting Options Pockels Cells, Modulators, Polarizers


Optical Materials Cutting and Polishing Soft, Hard & Water Soluable Optics
Anti-Reflection and Metallic Coatings AR, Dielectrics, Metal Film Coatings