Lasers & NDT : Major Equipments
  • Three laboratories with various optical tables
  • Lasers :
    • YAG DPSS Coherent Verdi 532 nm, 5 Watts
    • YAG DPSS Coherent 532 nm, 500 mWatts
    • YAG DPSS Coherent 1064 nm, 80 mWatts
    • Ar3+ Coherent Sabre 488 nm, 5 Watts
    • YAG Q-Switch Coherent Infinity 1064 nm (600 mJ/pulse) & 532 nm (300 mJ/pulse)
    • YAG Q-Switch Quantel Brilliant Easy, 1064 nm (350 mJ/pulse) & 532 nm (165 mJ/pulse)
    • Tunable diode laser New Focus, Velocity 6308, central wavelength 673 nm ± 10 nm, 2 mWatts
    • CO2 VM-TIM, 9.5 μm & 10.6 μm, 10 Watts
    • CO2 Access Laser Co Merit-S, 10.6 μm, 8 Watts
    • Various He-Ne lasers for alignment
 
  • Vacuum chamber : 55 cm diameter, 55 cm long, with various optical windows in glass for visible applications and ZnSe for thermography.
 
  • Photorefractive holographic cameras for high resolution displacement measurement (CSL own development) :
    • Optional 4 illumination for full-vector measurement
    • Vacuum compatibility
 
  • Shearographic camera for flaw detection (CSL own development)
 
  • Thermographic cameras
 
  • Various excitation methods (Infrared lamps, flash lamps, etc…)
 
  • Laser based ultrasound detection(Tecnar TWM) including long pulse laser YAG 1064 nm, 200 watts, 30 Hz repetition rate


Contact(s) : Marc Georges mgeorges@ulg.ac.be