Laser Measurement

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Fiber Optic Adapters for Ophir Sensors

Need to measure a laser beam coming out of a fiber? To do it right, the fiber will need to be suitably positioned in front of the sensor, and held steady. Learn about fiber adapters …

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Measuring low power, slowly pulsing beams: “Low Frequency Power”

Are you trying to measure a low-power, slowly pulsing beam (think of a VCSEL beam for example) – and getting frustrated? Measuring low-power, slowly pulsing beams using photodiode sensors …

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Auto Range: Issues to Be Aware of

Laser power meters have a wide dynamic range typically divided into several scales or “ranges”.

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Certificate of Calibration (C.O.C.) Explained

The Certificate of Calibration (C.O.C.) certifies that your Ophir instrument meets all its specifications. It tells you – quantitatively - exactly how accurate your Ophir measurement …

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Juno-RS: The New RS232-based Virtual Meter

If you need to connect your laser power or energy sensors to an automation system – or to a PC – using RS232 communication, the new Juno-RS Virtual Meter from Ophir may be just the …

Press Release

MKS Announces Ophir® StarViewer iOS App for Stand-alone Measurement of High Power Lasers in Additive Chambers

Andover, MA – January 31, 2023 – MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the Ophir® …

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MKS Announces Ophir® High Power Modular Industrial Laser Power Sensor for Dusty, Dirty Production Operations

April 11, 2022 – MKS Instruments announced the Ophir® IPM-10KW, a high power modular laser power sensor that delivers high accuracy and repeatable measurements in rough production …

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New Ophir® Laser Power Sensor Measures High Repetition Rate, Short Pulse Industrial Lasers for Micromachining up to 200W

Feb 23, 2022 – MKS Instruments announced the Ophir F150(200)A-CM-16 thermal sensor, a state-of-the-art device for measuring high repetition rate lasers with very short pulses in the …

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New Ophir® Laser Power Sensor Measures High Repetition Rate, Short Pulse Industrial Lasers for Micromachining up to 120W

September 14, 2021 – MKS Instruments announced the Ophir® F80(120)A-CM-17, a state-of-the-art thermal sensor for measuring high repetition rate lasers with very short pulses in the …

Catalog

Details on all of our laser measurement instruments.

Technical Note

Discontinued Products

In this table you will find the product that is the closest match to the product you were looking for (with links to detailed specifications). These products are no longer available: …

Software

Software Solutions

Ophir has several complete software solutions. In addition, Ophir offers a COM object and LabVIEW demos for system integrators.

Software

Software / Firmware Listing

This listing shows the compatibility between the power meters and the software program, and also includes the power meter firmware update information.

Catalog

Ophir laser power meters work on the smart plug principle. This means that almost any Ophir power meter can work – plug and play – with almost any of the wide range of Ophir sensors. …

Catalog

Ophir offers a complete range of laser power and energy sensors measuring femtowatts to hundreds of kilowatts and picojoules to hundreds of joules. Ophir products enhance our customers’ …

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MKS Instruments Announces Ophir® PD300RM-UVA, Irradiance and Dosage Sensor with Flat Spectral Response for Use with Narrowband and Broadband Sources

February 24, 2021 – MKS Instruments announced the Ophir® PD300RM-UVA Irradiance and Dosage Sensor. Calibrated over the UVA and violet spectral range (350-450nm), the sensor provides …

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MKS Instruments Announces Ophir® Ariel, Ultra-Compact Laser Power Meter for Measuring High Power Industrial Lasers in Confined Spaces

January 27, 2021 – MKS Instruments announced the Ophir® Ariel, a self-contained, ultra-compact laser power meter for measuring high power industrial lasers up to 8KW.

Technical Article

Measuring Average Power of Pulsed Lasers with Photodiodes

When measuring average power using a photodiode detector such as PD300 or IS6-D-VIS, the maximum power or saturation power is determined by the maximal photocurrent that the photodiode …

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Calibration of Ophir Terahertz Sensors

Ophir offers several solutions for THz measurement, including sensors for measuring low powers (down to nanowatts), high powers (up to 3W), as well as profiling THz beams. Let’s have …

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Cheaper is Always More Expensive in the Long Run

For medical technology, precise adherence to the parameters is of even greater importance. Both for regulatory and ethical reasons, the laser beam must be carefully tested throughout …

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