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World-Class, High-Precision Laser Optics

UltraFast Innovations GmbH (UFI) is a premium manufacturer of high-performance laser optics, including dispersive ultrafast mirrors, chirped mirror pairs, low-loss high laser-induced damage threshold (LIDT) mirrors, and UV optics. They are a spin-off from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics. UFI’s coating capabilities cover wavelengths ranging from soft X-rays (XUV) to the infrared (IR). UFI’s proprietary coating technology can achieve challenging specifications for demanding laser applications such as ultrafast pulse compression, low-loss high-LIDT mirrors, multi-band broadband beamsplitters, and UV optics. UFI’s unique dispersive technology allows the generation of the shortest laser pulses available on the market. Edmund Optics® (EO) provides UFI products in-stock and ready to ship, and our global network also provides access to customized UFI products tailored for your application. Expert consulting is available to guide you through highly-challenging laser optics problems.

Why Buy UltraFast Innovations Products from Edmund Optics®?

  We have a large global inventory of in-stock UFI products available for immediate shipping.
  We provide one-stop access to UFI’s custom optical coating technology through our global network.
  Global application and sales support is ready 24/5 to help via phone, chat, or email.
  Expert consulting is available to assist customers in solving highly-challenging laser optics problems.

Technical Resources

Application Notes

Technical information and application examples including theoretical explanations, equations, graphical illustrations, and much more.

Ultrafast Dispersion

Highly-Dispersive Mirrors

Laser Resonator Modes

Ultrafast Lasers – The Basic Principles of Ultrafast Coherence

LIDT for Ultrafast Lasers


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Ultrafast Optics: Challenges and Solutions


Informative corporate or instructional videos ranging from simple tips to application-based demonstrations of product advantages.

Highly-Dispersive Ultrafast Mirrors for Dispersion Compensation

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Dr. Vladimir Pervak

Head of Optical Coatings, UFI