TeraCascade  1000 series

Terahertz laser source based on state of the art Quantum Cascade Laser technology

> From 2 to 5 Thz

> CW or pulsed

Single or Multi-mode

TeraCascade is a compact, user-friendly and powerful terahertz source


High Power
> 1mW CW
User Friendly
Up to 6 chips
= 10Kg



Cryogen free closed cycle

4.3” touchscreen control, to fully control the parameters:

  • Output power
  • Pulse frequency
  • Duty cycle
  • Driving current


Compact, volume comparable to two shoeboxes.

Portable, with two handles integrated in the box.

Light, weighs approximately 10 Kg.

Fully Integrated

Integrated driver, provides both CW and pulsed operation.

Integrated cooler, provides with space qualified Stirling engine.

Automatic power on/off procedure, “turn-key” system.


Fully Connected

We have included all necessary connections to easily integrate TeraCascade into your setup
An entire world of applications

Real time imaging  

High resolution

Detector characterization

TeraCascade 1000: all features you need in a single box

Maximum reliability

The TeraCascade laser uses the most reliable components available on the market. For example the space qualified cryo-cooler is rated for 200.000 hours of MTBF, which is equivalent to more than 23 years of 24/7 operation.


Ready whatever your application is

Versatility is one of the most important aspects. To achieve maximum flexibility in your application, we have designed a custom laser driver based on several years of user feedback. This allows you to develop any kind of applications.

Quality output beam

The beam quality of a laser source is a crucial point, in particular for imaging application. The TeraCascade laser offers a quasi-Gaussian beam profile and a low beam divergence for an optimal imaging capability.

State-of-the-art technology at everyone's reach

At Lytid, our ambition is to put terahertz technology in everybody’s hands. We have therefore designed the TeraCascade laser with an automatic start-up and shutdown procedure and an easy access to all operating parameters on a touchscreen.

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TeraCascade 1000 series. Powerful terahertz laser source.