LITILIT is a Lithuanian manufacturer of femtosecond lasers for a wide range of applications. The company designs and produces laser systems with a strong focus on cutting-edge technology and precision engineering. The resulting high-quality femtosecond lasers are used in scientific research, industrial processes, medical procedures, and more.

LITILIT offers a variety of femtosecond lasers tailored to the specific needs of different industries. Its lasers are known for their ultrashort pulse durations in the femtosecond range. That permits incredibly precise material processing, micro-machining, and imaging applications.

Advanced features of the lasers, such as pulse shaping, adjustable repetition rates, and high pulse energies, ensure exceptional performance and versatility. Their use in fields like biophotonics, semiconductor manufacturing, telecommunications, and ultrafast spectroscopy, has led to research and development breakthroughs.

Interview with Nikolajus Gavrilinas, CEO of Litilit.

Easy Engineering: What are the newest products in your range?

Nikolajus Gavrilinas: We offer a comprehensive range of advanced laser solutions for diverse applications. Our product lineup includes laser amplifiers, versatile lasers designed specifically for biophotonics applications, and robust industrial-grade lasers that excel in the precise micro-processing of certain materials.

E.E: Which are the most innovative / trending products and what special features do they have?

N.G: Our company takes pride in offering a range of highly innovative products. We design and develop every product with the aim of pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the industry.

From our femtosecond laser systems to our cutting-edge optical components, each product embodies the latest advances and technological breakthroughs. We continually invest in research and development to ensure that our products remain at the forefront of innovation.

The state-of-the-art technologies incorporated into our laser systems enable precise and ultrafast applications across industries. We have implemented advanced pulse control, beam shaping, and integration capabilities, allowing our customers to explore new frontiers in research and achieve unparalleled precision in their processes.

Similarly, our optical components leverage innovative designs and manufacturing techniques. We harness the power of advanced materials and nanofabrication processes to create components that exhibit exceptional performance, efficiency, and durability.

Thanks to our strong commitment to innovation, all our products provide cutting-edge solutions to our customers’ challenges. Whether our customers work in in scientific research, industrial manufacturing, medicine, or other fields, our innovative products empower them to achieve their goals and drive progress in their respective industries.

Our most popular product is Indylit 10 – an Industrial Femtosecond Laser for material processing. 

Standout features:

  • -Extremely robust and stable
  • -Adjustable repetition rate, pulse duration, power
  • -High pulse energy and clean pulse shape
  • -Passively air cooled
  • -Maintenance-free & turn-keyE

E.E: How important are these features for the users in their work?

N.G: The market for femtosecond lasers has seen steady growth and progress. Femtosecond lasers have been widely adopted in many areas, including scientific research, industrial manufacturing, medical applications, and telecommunications.

In scientific research, femtosecond lasers have contributed to advances in ultrafast spectroscopy, nonlinear optics, and laser micro-machining, for example. They are enabling researchers to study ultrafast processes, manipulate matter at the micro- and nanoscale, and explore new frontiers in physics, chemistry, and biology.

In industrial applications, femtosecond lasers offer superior precision and minimal heat-affected zones. That makes them ideal for microfabrication, laser-processing of materials, and the manufacture of high-precision components. They are commonly used in the electronics, automotive, aerospace, and microelectronics industries.

In medicine, femtosecond lasers have revolutionized procedures like refractive eye surgeries (e.g., LASIK) and corneal transplantation. These lasers allow precise tissue ablation and minimize damage to surrounding areas, resulting in improved surgical outcomes and faster patient recovery.

Femtosecond lasers are also playing a key role in telecommunications, enabling the generation and manipulation of ultrashort pulses for high-speed data transmission and signal processing.

E.E: How do your new products / services differ from others on the market?

N.G: In various ways, our products set a new benchmark in the industry. To begin, we excel at significantly faster production times and a lower workforce requirement, streamlining the entire manufacturing process. This efficiency translates to a lower pricing point for our customers, ensuring that our services are not only good but also cost-effective. Additionally, our cutting-edge laser technology is reliable and durable, ensuring that our products last longer and work consistently. What also sets us apart is the ease of use of our products, which makes them accessible to a wider range of users while also simplifying the operation in various industries.

E.E: Tell us about research and development in your company.

N.G: Our commitment to quality extends beyond our collaborations, such as with the Centre for Physical Sciences and Technology. Furthermore, our dedicated colleagues work tirelessly in our laboratory, often into the late hours of the night, to drive continuous improvement. They aspire to elevate the quality and durability of our products to new heights through a rigorous program of testing and innovation.

E.E: What impact has product innovation on your customers?

N.G: Thanks to our strong commitment to innovation, all our products provide cutting-edge solutions to our customers’ challenges. Whether our customers work in in scientific research, industrial manufacturing, medicine, or other fields, our innovative products empower them to achieve their goals and drive progress in their respective industries.

E.E: What new products / solutions are you going to launch in the future?

N.G: We believe that the pursuit of greatness never truly ends because innovation lies at the heart of the field in which we work. Therefore, we will continue to devote our efforts to improving and upgrading our products to better serve our clients and meet the ever-changing demands of the market.

E.E: What industries do you think will grow in 2024? 

N.G: Manufacturing: Lasers are used in a wide range of manufacturing processes, including cutting, welding, marking, and engraving. The increasing demand for automation and precision in manufacturing is driving growth in the laser industry.

Medical: Lasers are used in a variety of medical procedures, including surgery, dentistry, and dermatology. The growing demand for minimally invasive and effective medical procedures is driving growth in the medical laser market.

Research and development: Lasers are used in a variety of research and development applications, including materials science, physics, and chemistry. The growing investment in research and development is driving growth in the laser industry.

E.E: What products/solutions do you provide for these industries?

N.G: Indylit 10 – industrial femtosecond laser for material processing

  • The Indylit 10 is a high energy air-cooled femtosecond laser designed for a variety of ultrafast applications.
  • The laser head features innovative passively-cooled design, ensuring high stability of the optical parameters such as pulse duration, beam pointing and power. Its mechanical construction can withstand almost everything you can throw at it, making the Indylit a new industrial femtosecond technology.
  • Built-in second harmonics (SH) module provides wavelength extension enabling even wider range material processing applications.

Biolit 2 – femtosecond fiber laser for biophotonics

  • The Biolit 2 is a compact, air-cooled femtosecond laser designed for multiphoton microscopy, biophotonics and other non-linear optics applications.
  • The industrial-grade device is exceptionally robust, maintenance-free and affordable.
  • A combination of ultra-short (typ 55 fs) and clean pulses with integrated dispersion compensation, excellent beam quality and optimized repetition rate enables unparalleled quality multiphoton imaging while preserving the object.

Neolit – ultrashort pulse fiber seeder for laser amplifier 

  • Neolit seeders are novel sources of ultrashort laser pulses, free of consumable components like SESAM, which makes them exceptionally long-lasting.
  • The all-fiber design ensures high environmental stability against vibrations and thermal fluctuations.
  • The integration is very simple because of a compact single box, passively-cooled construction.
  • High quality temporal and spectral shape of the pulses guarantees excellent results at the output of the laser system.