By admin on May 22, 2013 in Laser Beam Profilers | comments(0)
What is automation?
The dictionary defines automation as: “the technique of making an apparatus, a process, or a system operate automatically.”
We define automation as: “the creation and application of technology to monitor and control your laser system.” In other words, automation at Ophir means using or creating outside applications to measure your laser. Continued
By admin on May 14, 2013 in Sensors | comments(0)
Usually, deciding how to measure your laser is a task of sifting through the various providers to find the laser power meter that best fits your needs. For some lasers, however, the difficulty is not in choosing a power meter, but in finding one at all. Continued
By admin on May 8, 2013 in Laser Power & Energy Meters | comments(0)
Getting the right laser power or energy meter is like anything else. Take pens, for example.
Sometimes, I just want a simple pen.
Why does the salesman keep trying to offer me the deluxe pen-knife, complete with compass, GPS and calculator? I just want the pen to write with.
I’m sure you’ve all said something like this about one product or another. I for one had a very similar experience with too-fancy phones that break too easily. But that’s another story for another day. Continued
By admin on May 1, 2013 in News | comments(0)
Ophir is so excited to show you what’s in store for 2013 laser measurement. We’ll be including some recently added products – like R&D top 100 award-winning BeamTrack laser sensors – as well as never before seen laser power meters and beam profilers. See it first at Ophir’s Laser World of Photonics booth. Continued
By admin on Apr 24, 2013 in FAQ's, Laser Power & Energy Meters | comments(0)
There’s been some confusion lately about the “laser” setting on an Ophir power meter. Joe will ask: “What if my laser isn’t exactly one of the predetermined wavelengths? Will it still work?” Amanda says, “Can I set the Nova II to 633nm to check how much of that wavelength is in my broadband light source?” Continued