Ophir Photonics News

  1. MKS' Ophir® Business Unit Announces BeamCheck™, Beam Profiling System For Additive Manufacturing

    MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced BeamCheck™ from Ophir®, a new beam profiling system that ensures accurate laser performance in additive manufacturing applications, like selective laser sintering (SLS) and selective laser melting (SLM).

  2. Ophir Expands Series Of Precisely Calibrated Integrating Spheres For Divergent Beams

    MKS Instruments, Inc. recently announced new additions to the Ophir® Integrating Sphere series of products. Designed for measuring divergent and collimated light sources, such as laser diodes and LEDs, the Ophir Integrating Spheres are integrating sphere and photodiode sensor systems for measuring the optical power of divergent, narrowband light sources. The series includes three precisely calibrated spheres that measure powers from 20nW to as high as 30W.

  3. MKS' Ophir® Business Unit Announces High Accuracy M2 Laser Beam Propagation System For Continuous Use Applications

    MKS Instruments, Inc. recently announced the BeamSquared™, a new M2 laser beam propagation system from Ophir® that measures the quality of the beam to optimize performance. BeamSquared is a compact, portable device that provides automated measurements of the propagation characteristics of CW and pulsed lasers in under one minute. It is durable and operationally robust, ensuring reliable, high accuracy measurements of lasers. Users can run the system in automated mode from UV to NIR, and telecom wavelengths, and in manual mode for terahertz and CO2 laser beams.

  4. MKS' Ophir® Business Unit Honored as Manufacturer of the Year by Utah Manufacturers Association

    MKS Instruments, Inc. recently announced that the Utah Manufacturers Association has honored the Ophir Business Unit, part of the Light and Motion Division of MKS Instruments, as 2016 Utah Manufacturer of the Year for "Outstanding Performance in Operational Excellence, Economic Achievement, Workplace Safety, Community Outreach, and Fidelity to the Principles of Free Enterprise."

  5. Ophir-Spiricon Announces New Training Tools For BeamGage®, Laser Beam Profiling System

    Ophir Photonics Group rec announced a new training tool for BeamGage®, the laser beam profiling system. "Understanding BeamGage: The BeamGage Training DVD" provides an in-depth look at how to get the most from your laser using this powerful analysis software.

  6. Ophir Photonics Announces New Thermal Laser Power Sensors With Wide Dynamic Range, Low Noise, Fast Response Time

    Ophir Photonics Group recently announced the F50A-BB-18 thermal power/energy laser measurement sensor. Designed for continuous use at higher laser powers, the F50A-BB-18 is a compact, fan-cooled sensor with a wide dynamic range. It measures powers from 10mW to 50W and energies from 6mJ to 50J. The sensor includes a spectrally flat BB (broadband) coating, usable from far UV to far IR.

  7. Ophir Photonics Announces FluxGage All-in-One LED Luminaire Measurement System

    Ophir Photonics Group recently announced the FluxGage, a compact, all-in-one LED luminaire measurement system. The patent-pending FluxGage measures flux, color, and flicker, important quantities for evaluating the performance of LED-based products. The measurement system is three times smaller and lower cost than equivalent integrating sphere products. It is designed for use by R&D during development and production for incoming inspection and quality control of new and replacement parts, allowing LED luminaires and modules to be sorted for consistency. 

  8. Ophir Photonics Announces New Features For StarBright, Advanced Laser Power/Energy Meter

    The new update to the StarBright handheld laser power/energy meter is the ability to measure the instantaneous power of a laser pulse. This is especially useful for measuring lasers in high power applications. StarBright can now also be used to measure total energy exposure with a Photodiode sensor, a big plus for photolithography applications.

  9. Ophir Photonics Announces New Helios Laser Power Meter For Measuring High Power Lasers In Industrial Automation Applications

    Ophir Photonics Group recently announced the new Helios compact laser power meter designed specifically for measuring high power lasers in industrial processing applications. This device measures high power solid state lasers with powers from 100 W to 12 kW and energies from 10 J to 10 kJ.

  10. Ophir Announces Photodiode Sensor For Measuring Power Of Laser Bar Code Scanners And Laser Printer Scanners

    Ophir Photonics Group recently announced the BC20-V1 laser sensor for measuring the power of scanned or intermittent beams. The BC20-V1 is a photodiode sensor that measures any wavelength over the spectral range of 400 – 1100nm. It is the only product on the market that is capable of measuring the power of laser bar code scanners; it also measures laser printer scanners and the peak power of pulsed mode lasers.