Equipment and Software

To obtain contact details of the direct executors of the service, You can contact Vice-Dean for Research and International Cooperation:

Egor A. Kolesov

 

phone: +375 (17) 209‑51‑20

e‑mail: kolesov.bsu@gmail.com

e‑mail: kolesovea@bsu.by

 

 

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Name

Description

Estimated Cost, USD**

 

Scientific-educational laser laboratory complex for optical manipulation of micro-objects

 

Development and production: BSU (2019)

 

The scientific-educational complex for optical manipulation of micro-objects allows studying and using the principle of optical tweezers operation – capturing and targeted delivery of micro-objects using Gaussian and singular light beams, as well as studying the effect of laser radiation phase-polarization structure on the optical capture force. The complex is designed for both scientific research and use in laboratory works for teaching Bachelor, Master and PhD students.

Applications: bio- and nanophotonics, bioengineering, and photochemistry.

 

Specifications*:

∙ control laser radiation wavelength - 0.53 µm

∙ control radiation power - 0.3 W

∙ types of light beams - Gaussian, singular

∙ size of managed objects < 10 µm

∙ working area – 125×125 µm2

80 000

 

Modular nonlinear-optical laser complex for the investigation of spectral frequency tuning based on parametric processes

 

Development: BSU in collaboration with JV Lotis-TII (2020)

Production: JV Lotis-TII

The modular nonlinear-optical laser complex for the investigation of spectral frequency tuning based on parametric processes is designed to conduct fundamental and applied scientific research, as well as to teach students the basics of laser physics and nonlinear optics. The complex allows one to gain practical skills of the second and third harmonic generation, sum and difference frequencies, parametric amplification and generation of laser radiation. The students acquire skills of aligning nonlinear optical elements to fulfill the phase matching condition and measure the spectral, energy and temporal characteristics of laser radiation. The complex allows to perform the following laboratory workshops:

1. Second harmonic generation

2. Frequency addition and third harmonic generation

3. Parametric light generation

 

Specifications*:

∙ spectral tuning range: 400 - 2500 nm

∙ laser radiation conversion efficiency: 25% at the maximum tuning under a pump pulse energy of 90 mJ at a wavelength of 355 nm

∙ minimum generation line width: 0.1 nm

∙ generation pulse duration: 15 ns

∙ pulse repetition rate: 10 Hz

80 000

 

Scientific-educational laboratory complex for nonlinear optics of femtosecond pulses

 

Development and production: BSU in collaboration with the Belarusian National Technical University (2020)

The scientific-educational laboratory complex for nonlinear optics of femtosecond pulses is designed to conduct fundamental and applied scientific research and teach students the basics of nonlinear optics of ultrashort pulses. The complex allows one to acquire practical skills of recording the temporal and spectral characteristics of femtosecond laser radiation, to study various options for the nonlinear optical conversion of femtosecond pulses - to generate the second harmonic of laser radiation and the supercontinuum. The complex provides the implementation of a special laboratory workshop, allowing one to carry out the following works:

1. Temporal and spectral characteristics of a femtosecond laser

2. Generation of the second harmonic of femtosecond pulses

3. Generation of supercontinuum

 

Specifications*:

∙ working wavelengths - 1.04 µm, 0.52 µm

∙ laser pulse duration (at a wavelength of 1.04 µm) ≤ 100 fs

∙ pulse energy (at a wavelength of 1.04 µm) ≥ 30 nJ

∙ average output power (at a wavelength of 1.04 µm) ≥ 2 W

∙ pulse repetition rate - 70 ± 1 MHz

∙ width of the output spectrum of the supercontinuum generator ≥ 50 nm

90 000

 

Modular scientific-educational laser complex with tunable spectral characteristics of generation

 

Development and production: BSU in collaboration with B.I. Stepanov Institute of Physics of NASB (2013)

The modular scientific-educational laser complex with tunable spectral characteristics of generation is designed to teach students how to tune the frequency of laser generation using a dye laser with a dispersive resonator, a distributed feedback laser, and a stimulated Raman scattering laser. The generation parameters of the developed lasers make it possible to use them in scientific research within the field of laser physics and nonlinear optics.

 

Specifications*:

module 1

∙ the ability to assemble the dispersive resonators of various types using diffraction gratings, prisms and mirrors

∙ generation wavelength spectral tuning range of ≥ 100 nm

∙ transverse pumping by second harmonic radiation (l = 532 nm) of a pulsed yttrium-aluminum garnet laser

module 2

∙ spectral range of generation wavelength tuning - 60 nm

∙ generation line width Dl ≈ 0.01-0.03 nm

module 3

∙ SRS – the conversion of laser radiation in a potassium-gadolinium tungstate crystal

∙ number of spectral components - up to 6

38 000

 

Multipurpose laser complex for the study of materials by laser atomic emission multichannel spectrometry (LAEMS)

 

Development and production: BSU in collaboration with B.I. Stepanov Institute of Physics of NASB (2020)

The scientific-educational laser laboratory complex is designed to conduct fundamental and applied scientific research in the field of laser atomic emission spectroscopy, physics of low-temperature erosive plasma, study of the processes of pulsed laser radiation interaction with a vapor-gas multicomponent ablation cloud and a solid surface; for educational use to teach students the basics of laser microanalysis of various objects. With the help of this complex, it is possible to carry out elemental microanalysis of metals, alloys, objects of art and antiquity, biological objects, natural samples; layer-by-layer elemental analysis with micron and submicron resolution of functional, protective and decorative coatings.

 

Specifications*:

∙ high locality of sampling, the amount of substance evaporated per pulse – down to 10-8 g

∙ the ability to carry out layer-by-layer laser spectral analysis of samples with a step of down to 0.05 µm

∙ excitation source - a two-pulse semiconductor-pumped laser with a wavelength of 1064 nm

∙ spectral range: 190-800 nm

∙ spectral resolution: 0.1 nm

∙ minimum diameter of the laser beam on the sample surface: no more than 70 µm

∙ number of determined chemical elements: 50

∙ the possibility of equipping the working field with a video camera

100 000

 

Laboratory complex for laser physics and nonlinear optics based on yttrium-aluminum garnet laser

 

Development: BSU in collaboration with JV Lotis-TII (2002)

Production: JV Lotis-TII

Designed to teach students specializing in physics (specializations: optics, laser physics, laser technology) the basics of laser physics and nonlinear optics. The complex can also be used when conducting practical classes with students in a number of other specialties (materials science, military science, biology, medicine), as well as when conducting scientific research. The complex allows one to perform the following laboratory work:

1. Energy characteristics of the laser. Free generation mode

2. Mode of the laser resonator active Q-switching

3. Passive Q-switching mode

4. Second harmonic generation

 

Specifications*:

∙ laser wavelength: 1064 nm, 532 nm

∙ pulse energy - free generation: ≤ 300 mJ (1064 nm)

                                Q-switching: ≤ 150 mJ  (1064 nm)

                                                       ≤ 70 mJ   (532 nm)

∙ pulse duration - free generation: ≤ 200 µs

                      passive Q-switching: ≤ 100 ns

                         active Q-switching: ≤ 20 ns

∙ radiation divergence: ≤ 2.5 mrad

∙ pulse repetition rate: ≤ 10 Hz

40 000

 

Educational-scientific automated complex for the study of humidity sensor characteristics

 

Development and production: BSU (2020)

The educational-scientific automated complex for the study of humidity sensor characteristics is designed to measure the electrical characteristics of semiconductor, nanostructured and composite materials under varied relative humidity in the range from 0 to 100%, as well as to study the kinetics of changes in the electrical parameters of samples with automated variation of relative humidity with a set interval. The option of connecting various measuring devices is provided. The complex can be equipped with an additional isobaric gas or unsaturated steam leak for working with water vapor, ethanol vapor, ether, various gases (nitrogen, carbon dioxide, etc.).

 

Specifications*:

∙ gas pressure measurement range: from 101 to 105 Pa

∙ total error of relative humidity setting: ±3%

∙ possibility to calibrate air humidity sensors

∙ PC with parameter logging capability

30 000

 

 

Scientific-educational complex for the study of synaptic and neural network mechanisms of cognitive processes

 

Development and production: BSU (2020)

The scientific-educational complex for the study of synaptic and neural network mechanisms of cognitive processes enables one to implement methods for recording and stimulating electrical activity in the nervous tissue in vitro; to induce, register and analyze the processes of short-term and long-term synaptic plasticity in order to conduct scientific experiments to study the biophysical and neurophysiological foundations of brain functioning. The complex allows one to conduct laboratory workshops on the following topics: "Registration of excitatory postsynaptic potentials, population spikes", "Influence of neurotropic substances on synaptic transmission", "Short-term synaptic plasticity", "Long-term synaptic plasticity and learning in biological neural networks.

 

Specifications*:

∙ number of registration channels - from 2 to 16

∙ number of stimulation channels – from 1 to 8

∙ amplitude of recorded signals – from 50 µV to 5000 µV

∙ frequency range of the registration system - from 10 Hz to 10 kHz

∙ parameters of stimulating impulses - set by software algorithm

∙ perfusion flow rate – up to 10 ml/min

80 000

 

Vacuum atomic emission spectrometer EMAS200UN

 

Development and production: BSU (2020)

The spectrometer is used to analyze non-alloyed, low-alloyed and high-alloyed steels of various types; cast irons with determination of carbon during chilling; copper and copper-based alloys; aluminum and aluminum-based alloys; zinc and zinc-based alloys; nickel and nickel-based alloys, etc.

 

Specifications*:

∙ spectral range from 165 to 600 nm

∙ number of sensors: 10 - 15 (CCD arrays)

∙ CLR generator: 200 - 800 V, up to 1000 Hz, 1 - 16 μF, 0.5 - 2 Ohm, 50 μH

∙ High-purity argon

 

Basic configuration:

∙ spectrometer with a system for recording spectra on CCD sensors

∙ oil trap vacuum pump, vacuum controller

∙ argon cylinder and reducer

∙ computer with pre-installed software

∙ printer

∙ spare parts kit for unit maintenance

40 000

 

MSmL 847 high-resolution spectrometer for online remote radiation and absorption spectroscopy of natural media

 

Development and production: BSU (2020)

The spectrometer is intended for astronomical observations and measurements of the emission and reflection spectra of various objects for use in environmental monitoring programs, in the development of target equipment for remote land sensing satellites and laboratory workshops in the spectroscopy and applied ecology courses. The developed WEB interface enables one to use the spectrometer in a kit with an optical telescope for online educational process, as well as when used in target remote land sensing equipment.

 

Specifications*:

∙ spectral range: 200 - 1650 nm

∙ spectral resolution: not worse than 20 pm

∙ quantum efficiency of the registration system at maximum sensitivity: not worse than 60%

∙ spatial resolution in the image field: not worse than 20 microns

∙ built-in system of thermoelectric cooling of photodetectors

∙ power consumption: not more than 40 W

∙ number of laboratory workshops: 3

60 000

 

Hardware-software complexes for image processing AUTOSCAN (metallography), GEOSCAN (petrography), BIOSCAN (medicine and microbiology)

 

Development and production: BSU (2020)

The hardware-software complex AUTOSCAN was developed for metallography tasks, GEOSCAN – for petrography tasks, BIOSCAN – for medical and biological tasks. The complexes are supplied with different types of microscopes, depending on the Customer’s requirements.

 

Processing order: image capturing – input to PC – segmentation by setting top and bottom threshold values ​​for brightness – editing (clearing of false objects and correcting existing ones) – calibration (setting the chosen-unit calibration coefficient, which is automatically applied to any image element measurements) – data processing (measurement of specified characteristics of objects) – statistical processing for any of the parameters – report output.

 

Analysis standards: GOST 1763, GOST 1778, GOST 801, ASTM E45+ASTM E1245; DIN 50602, GOST 5639; ASTM E112 + ASTM E1382; DIN 50601; ISO 643, GOST 5639; ASTM E112 + ASTM E1382, DIN 50601, GOST 8233, GOST 11878, GOST 8233, GOST 3443, GOST 3443.

 

Configuration:

∙ transmission microscope / scanner

∙ digital camera, at least 5 MP

∙ camera-microscope adapter

∙ Autoscan 3 Pro specialized software package (on a laser disk)

∙ USB key to the software

∙ computer

∙ printer

1250

(software with electronic key)

 

14 000

(software + Micromed MET microscope + 5MP camera + computer)

 

29 000

(software + Nikon ECLIPSE MA200 microscope + 5MP camera + computer)

 

Educational software package for modeling the processes of laser radiation interaction with nonlinear media and nanostructured materials

 

Development: BSU (2020)

Educational software package for laboratory workshops, consisting of 4 modules: "Wave optics", "Nanophotonics", "Nonlinear optics", and "Interaction of laser radiation with matter", allowing one to perform 16 laboratory works:

"Simulation of propagation of electromagnetic waves based on the numerical solution of Maxwell's equations"

"Simulation of phenomenon of interference of electromagnetic waves"

"Simulation of phenomenon of light diffraction on various obstacles"

"Simulation of reflection and refraction of electromagnetic waves at the interface between two media"

"Simulation of waveguide propagation of electromagnetic radiation"

"Simulation of structure of the electromagnetic field at the metal-dielectric interface"

"Simulation of propagation of electromagnetic waves in metamaterials"

"Simulation of propagation of ultrashort laser pulses in nonlinear media"

"Simulation of propagation of Gaussian beams in nonlinear media: self-focusing, defocusing"

"Simulation of propagation of vortex beams in nonlinear media"

"Simulation of self-organization phenomena in nonlinear optical systems with feedback"

"Simulation of processes of material laser heating"

"Simulation of processes of absorbing material laser destruction"

"Simulation of processes of material laser melting and evaporation"

"Simulation of ultrashort laser pulse impact on materials"

 

The package includes listings of software tools with help files in .chm format, deployment and demonstration of laboratory works at the customer's side.

from 2 000 depending on the set of laboratory works

 

Educational software package for modeling atmospheric phenomena and pollution transfer processes

 

Development: BSU (2018)

Educational software package for laboratory workshops, consisting of 6 works:

"Simulation of atmosphere radiation balance and thermal regimes"

"Simulation of convection in an inhomogeneously heated surface layer"

"Simulation of transport phenomena over relief inhomogeneities"

"Simulation of processes of pollution transfer in the surface layer"

"Simulation of medium-scale atmospheric motions"

"Simulation of large-scale convective motions in the Earth's atmosphere"

 

The package includes listings of software tools with help files in .chm format, deployment and demonstration of laboratory works at the customer's side.

5 000

 

Opto-electronic and spectral equipment in accordance with Customer’s requests

Spectrometers in accordance with Customer’s requests

 

1 000 - 150 000

 

Spectrometer control systems

 

1 000 - 20 000

 

Spectrometer registration systems

 

500 - 20 000

 

Multichannel and single-channel detectors of optical radiation

 

1 000 - 200 000

 

Video cameras sensitive in the near-, mid- and far-infrared ranges (up to 500 FPS)

 

2 000 - 150 000

 

Software in VHDL and Verilog languages for programmable logic arrays and electronic blocks based on them

 

1 000 - 50 000

 

 

SoC crystal systems

 

5 000 - 10 000

 

 

Development of software systems for the educational process

 

Software laboratory work development using RAD Studio (Embarcadero)

By request

* Specifications, such as the measurement range, depend on the configuration chosen by the Customer

** The actual cost of the equipment is available upon request and depends on the configuration chosen by the Customer