Featured Videos

  1. Low Power Measurements: Best Practices
    8/6/2018

    Measuring very low power beams of light can be tricky; even small values of noise, drift or offset can have major impact on your readings. In this video, we’ll look at some best practices that can help you get the best performance from your very low power measurements.

  2. How To Choose Your NanoScan
    8/6/2018

    Scanning slit profilers can make very accurate measurements of beam diameters as small as 5 microns, while cameras are limited to beams greater than 45 microns. This makes applications for focusing lasers or building optical systems much easier with a NanoScan. This video explains how to choose the right NanoScan for your application.

  3. How To Choose The Right Laser Beam Profiler
    2/1/2018

    On day two of Photonics West, Christian Dini with Ophir Photonics talked to us about selection criteria for choosing the right laser beam profiler. Watch the video to learn more about what to consider when selecting a beam profiling system for your application.

  4. Product Video: Non-Contact Laser Beam Profiling System For Additive Manufacturing
    2/1/2018

    Christian Dini of Ophir Photonics took time at Photonics West to discuss Ophir Photonic’s non-contact BeamWatch beam profiling system, ideal for searching for focal position, focal shift, and focal size within additive manufacturing applications.

  5. Medical Eye Surgery
    1/26/2017

    In this video, Jimmy Green, an OEM Specialist, shares how Ophir Photonics assisted a lasik surgery company replace a plastic mode burn pre-test with an accurate laser measurement device.

  6. Industrial Welding
    1/26/2017

    This video describes how laser beam profiling with Ophir Photonics’ BeamGage showed why two different lasers running at the same power output produced different results.

  7. Medical Device Quality Control
    1/26/2017

    In this video, Jimmy Green, an Ophir Photonics OEM Specialist, discusses an OEM solution provided to a customer that allowed for medical laser power development before and after procedures that ensured the proper outcomes.

  8. Quality Control 4X Throughput
    1/26/2017

    In this video, Dick Reiley from Ophir Photonics shares how he provided a manufacturer a solution that allowed throughput to increase 4X by reducing the time required for quality inspection. This solution was specifically created for an application measuring laser diodes.

  9. Laser Measurement Best Practices: Thermal Offset Due To Sensor Heating
    7/6/2016

    Thermal sensors are designed to measure the power of lasers according to their heat measurements. In some cases, the sensor may be heated due to environmental causes and result in an incorrect laser power measurement. This video provides a set of best practices to assume in order to get the most accurate thermal sensor readings every time.

  10. Co-alignment Of Visible, NIR, And IR Laser Beams
    4/22/2016

    Eric Craven with Ophir Photonics provided us with a tutorial at DCS 2016 on how to co-align visible, near-infrared, and infrared laser beams through the use of a pyroelectric camera array coupled with beam profiling software.