Ophir Photonics News

  1. MKS Announces Ophir® 16K-W High Power Laser Sensor Featuring Fast Response Time Snd High Damage Threshold
    7/22/2019

    MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the Ophir® 16K-W High Power Laser Sensor, a compact sensor for measuring very high power lasers. The water-cooled thermal sensor measures powers from 100W to 16kW over the spectral range of 0.8µm to 2µm and 10.6µm. A relatively large, 55mm aperture is insensitive to beam size or angle of divergence. The sensor delivers a fast, 3.5 sec response time. A deflecting cone and annular absorber can withstand high power densities to 10kW/cm2.

  2. MKS Announces New Ophir® High Resolution Beam Profiling Camera with USB 3.0 Interface for Measuring CW and Pulsed Lasers
    6/26/2019

    MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the newOphir® SP920 USB 3.0 Silicon CCD High Resolution Beam Profiling Camera at Laser World of Photonics. The SP920 camera accurately captures and analyzes wavelengths from 190nm - 1100nm, with enhanced sensitivity at 1070nm.

  3. MKS Announces Ophir® Juno+, Compact USB Module That Turns PC Into Laser Power/Energy Meter
    6/25/2019

    MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the Ophir® Juno+ USB Interface at Laser World of Photonics. A smart, compact USB module, the Juno+ turns a PC or laptop into a full laser power/energy meter. It connects any of the 100+ Ophir smart laser sensors - thermal, pyroelectic, and photodiode - to a PC USB port, including the BeamTrack family of thermal sensors that combines multiple functions into one device: laser power, energy, beam position, and beam size. The Juno+ operates with StarLab software to log power and energy, as well as calculate and display averages, statistics, and histograms.

  4. MKS Announces Ophir® StarLab 3.40, Advanced Laser Power/Energy Measurement Software
    6/24/2019

    MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced Ophir® StarLab 3.40 at Laser World of Photonics. StarLab 3.40 is easy-to-use laser power/energy measurement software that supports a wide range of new functions, including pulsed power and low frequency (e.g. VCSEL) measurements. The software also supports the newest Ophir laser meters: Centuari, the full-color, touch-screen, dual-channel instrument with analog output, TTL output, and trigger input; and Juno+, the compact USB module that turns a PC into a virtual laser power meter.

  5. MKS Announces Ophir® Compact InGaAs Camera-Based Beam Profiling Systems For Eye-Safe Military, Telecom, And Medical Laser Applications
    5/29/2019

    MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the Ophir® SP1201 and SP1203, compact, InGaAs camera-based beam profiling systems for real-time viewing and measuring of the optical performance of laser beams. Designed for high sensitivity imaging, the SP1201 features a QVGA resolution InGaAs camera and the SP1203 features a high-resolution VGA InGaAs camera; both also include BeamGage® Professional beam profiling software. The cameras accurately capture and analyze wavelengths from 900nm - 1700nm.

  6. MKS Announces Ophir® Integrating Spheres For Accurate, Repeatable Measurement Of Optical Power In VCSELs
    2/13/2019

    MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced at SPIE Photonics West the Ophir® IS6D integrating spheres for measuring the optical power of widely divergent laser diode sources, such as VCSELs. Part of the Ophir Integrating Spheres series of products, the new spheres can accurately measure light that diverges up to ±85 degrees. Each sphere is delivered as a calibrated unit with a photodiode detector.

  7. MKS Announces Ophir® BeamWatch® Integrated, Fully Automated Beam Monitoring System For Industrial Production Environments
    2/13/2019

    MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced at SPIE Photonics West Ophir® BeamWatch® Integrated, a fully automated, non-contact laser measurement system designed to measure critical beam parameters in industrial production environments. A rugged, compact, self-contained system, BeamWatch Integrated measures parameters of the focused beam in real-time, including focus spot size, beam caustic, and absolute power readings. The system can accommodate different types of welding heads and includes a variety of interfaces, such as PROFINET and Ethernet/IP, for integration into production networks and automated manufacturing lines to facilitate direct transfer of measurement data.

  8. MKS Announces Ophir® Fast Photo Diodes For High Speed Measurement Of Pulsed Lasers And VCSELs
    2/6/2019

    MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced at SPIE Photonics West the Ophir® Fast Photo Diodes, high speed, biased PIN photodiode detectors for viewing and measuring pulsed lasers and VCSELs. The detectors use the photovoltaic effect to convert fast optical pulses into electrical signals. They are available in a variety of configurations that cover the spectrum from 190nm to 1700nm. Rise times and fall times are fast, ranging from as low as 25ps. Bias voltage is supplied by internal batteries and/or external power supply, depending on the model.

  9. MKS Announces Ophir® LP2 Power/Energy Sensor With Very High Damage Threshold For High Power Density And Long Pulse Lasers
    10/2/2018

    MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the L50(150)A-LP2-35, the newest addition to the Ophir® line of LP2 laser power/energy sensors with high damage threshold. The L50(150)A-LP2-35 is a compact, thermal measurement sensor for use with high power density and long pulse lasers. It features an LP2 coating that provides the highest damage threshold in the industry, 33kW/cm2 at full CW power of 150W power. The coating also reduces reflection, absorbing 95% at most wavelengths, and is spectrally flat at ±1% from 0.25µm to 2.2µm.

  10. MKS Announces New Ophir® FluxGage™ Measurement System For Large-Size Street And Industrial LED Luminaires
    9/11/2018

    MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, announces the Ophir® FluxGage™ FG1500, the newest member of the FluxGage family of compact measurement systems for LED luminaires. The FG1500 features an aperture size of 144 x 64cm, allowing for photometric measurement of large-size street and industrial luminaires, LED flat panels, and troffer lights.