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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Bid #C10311-0022M

Invitation for Bid: a lamp pumped harmonic laser

Award Info
Published Friday April 25, 2003
Awarded to:
Vendor:  Photonics Industries International, Inc., Bohemia, NY,
Amount:  $55,000
Terms:   One-time transaction
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Bidders: 1
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday April 4, 2003
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Tuesday April 22, 2003:
Purchasing Office
108 Miles Hall
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901-6813

for a lamp pumped harmonic laser (Bid # C10311-0022M). Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking bids for a Q-switched lamp pumped Nd:YLF second harmonic laser to meet the following specifications:

  • Wavelength: 527 nm, lamp-pumped Nd:YLF based technology
  • Laser output: Pulsed, controllably and precisely variable from 0 Hz single shot to 10,000 Hz
  • Temporal pulse width: Variable @ ~200ns @ 0 Hz, to ~1000ns @ 10,000Hz
  • Pulse to pulse stability: 2% rms or better
  • Average power: 30 W @ 1000 Hz, 40 W @ 10,000 Hz
  • Pulse energy: 30 mJ @ 1000 Hz, 4 mJ @ 10,000 Hz
  • Electrical power requirements: Less than 7 k Watts
  • Standard one year warranty
  • Pulse width: 1 microsecond nominal
  • Beam diameter: 4.0 mm
  • Polarization: Horizontal
  • Beam pointing stability: 50 urad
  • Long term operating instability: 5% (8 hrs)
  • Pulse/pulse instability: 2% rms
  • Operating PRF: Single shot to 10 kHz
  • Electrical power: 208 VAC, 3-phase
An award will be made to the lowest bidder meeting specifications and conditions.

The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid/RFP documents. Contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Bidding documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all bid proposals.

(Submitted by Cathy Hagler, State Purchasing Officer.)

For additional information, contact:
Pat Cook
Phone: (618) 453-5751
FAX: (618) 453-6714

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