Category : Videos

MKS Announces Ophir® Laser Power Sensors with Very High Damage Threshold, Very Low Reflection

Munich, Germany – June 26, 2017 – MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced a new line of high damage threshold laser power/energy sensors designed for CW lasers with high power densities, as well as for long pulse lasers.

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What’s the Lowest Power I can Measure with My (Thermopile) Laser Power Detector?

3 Watts.

Just kidding, obviously this is going to be your favorite answer: “It depends.”
And it doesn’t just depend on the type of sensor you have or the specs of that sensor.

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Video: Quality Control 4X Throughput

In this video, Dick Rieley (Mid-Atlantic Sales Manager) recounts how a customer was able to increase his laser measurement  throughput by 4x!

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Measure Laser Spot Size & Power Density

If you read our article from last week, you’re already well aware that additive manufacturing can be used to create parts that are impossible to manufacture in any other way.

However, the quality and reliability of the additive manufacturing system depends on the spot size and power density of the laser.

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BeamSquared for Easy M2 Measurement

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This new video is a nice, short primer on Ophir-Spiricon’s new “BeamSquared,” replacing the M2-200s as the M-Squared measurement system of choice:  

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Measuring LED Fixtures & Luminaires:
Without an Integrating Sphere

Need to measure flux, color, and flicker of your LED lamps and luminaires?

FluxGage is a completely new method to measure all these features of your LED, without using an integrating sphere.  This will save you the costs and headaches involved with purchasing a sphere or going to a lab measurements.

Find out more in this video:

For more information on the FluxGage system, click here:

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StarBright Laser Power Meter [Video Tutorial]

The new Ophir StarBright is the most advanced of Ophir’s family of handheld laser meters. This video walks you through the range of capabilities, and shows you how to use them.

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Laser Measurement Best Practices: How much of my sensor’s aperture should I fill?

For maximum accuracy, how much of the sensor’s aperture should the beam ideally fill?

This video will give you some “best practices” tips: 

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Focal Shift in Laser Welders [video]

Is your laser’s focus spot where you think it is? This video shows the focal shift of a 100 kW laser during the first four seconds of startup using BeamWatch, Ophir-Spiricon’s non-contact high power beam analyzer.  Find out more here:–measurement/beam-profilers/products/High-Power-Beam-Profiling/BeamWatch 

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The Full Spectrum of Laser Measurement [video]

For every wavelength of laser along the electromagnetic spectrum, Ophir-Spiricon can measure the output. This video briefly introduces the equipment used in the different regions of the spectrum to measure and profile lasers.

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