Ophir Photonics, a Newport Corporation, began making laser power meters, energy meters, and beam profilers in 1979, and we’ve never looked back. We have headquarters in the United States, Israel, Japan, and Germany, as well as distributors in over 50 countries worldwide.
We pride ourselves on two things:
precise laser measurement equipment and versatile solutions.
If you want to get the most out of your laser – most power, most efficiency, most safety – you need to measure it. And the more accurate your measurement, the closer you can come to perfection in your laser.
In the last 35 years, we’ve seen so many new types of lasers and laser applications that it would be pointless to list them here. You know them as well as we do. We take great pride (and enjoyment) in keeping up with laser development. That’s why you’ll find such a wide variety of laser measurement equipment offered here as well as a variety of accessories to make sure your laser can be measured regardless of its wavelength, power, or size.
We produce a complete line of instrumentation including power and energy meters, beam profilers, spectrum analyzers, and goniometric radiometers. Dedicated to continuous innovation in laser measurement, our patents include the R&D 100 award-winning BeamTrack power/position/size meters; BeamWatch®, the industry’s first non-contact, focus spot size and position monitor for lasers in material processing; and Spiricon’s Ultracal™, the baseline correction algorithm that helped establish the ISO 11146-3 standard for beam measurement accuracy. The Photon family of products includes NanoScan scanning-slit technology, which is capable of measuring beam size and position to sub-micron resolution.
We’re ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited for calibration of laser measurement instruments.
3050 North 300 West
North Logan, UT 84341
Contact: Kenneth Ferree
MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the Ophir® L2000W-PF-120 Laser Power/Energy Sensor, a water-cooled sensor for measuring large pulsed lasers. The thermal sensor measures powers from 1W to 2000W and energies from 6J to 6000J over the spectral range of 0.3µm to 2.2µm. The L2000W-PF-120 features a large 120mm aperture to accommodate high energy densities and short pulses. A fast, 7 sec response time balances the need to measure fast drifts and instabilities with the ability to handle high energy levels.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Ophir® L2000W-PF-120 is a water-cooled Laser Power/Energy Sensor designed for measuring large pulsed lasers. This thermal sensor measures powers from 1 W to 200 W and energies form 6 J to 6000 J over the spectral range of 0.3 µm to 2.2 µm. The sensor features a large 120 m aperture to accommodate for high energy densities and short pulses.
The Ophir® SP1201 and SP1203 are compact, InGaAs camera-based beam profiling systems designed specifically for real-time viewing and measuring of the optical performance of laser beams. The SP1201 features a QVGA resolution InGaAs camera, and the SP1203 features a high-resolution VGA InGaAs camera, both for high sensitivity imaging.
The Ophir® StarLab 3.40 is an easy-to-use laser power/energy measurement software that supports a wide range of new functions, including pulsed power and low frequency measurements. It is also designed to support the newest Ophir laser meters, including the Centauti, and Juno+.
The Juno+ is a smart, compact USB module and interface designed to turn a laptop or PC into a full laser power/energy meter. The module connects any of the 100+ Ophir smart laser sensors to a PC USB port. The Juno+ operates with StarLab software to log power and energy, as well as calculate and display averages, statistics, and histograms.
The Ophir® SP920 USB 3.0 Silicon CCD High Resolution Beam Profiling Camera is designed to accurately capture and analyze wavelengths from 190 nm – 1100 nm, with enhanced sensitivity at 1070 nm. The camera features a wide dynamic range, excellent signal to noise ratio, USB 3.0 interface, and BeamGage® beam analysis software. It is ideal for measuring CW and pulsed laser profiles in such high-speed applications as medical imaging, microscopy, or micromachining.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.