Components Infrared Opticals
IR Optical Components Expertise
Customized infrared optics: Built for you, built for excellence
  • End-to-end solutions
  • Unparalleled experience and expertise
  • Unique and innovative engineering
  • Cutting-edge manufacturing technologies
  • Optical coating proficiency
  • Strict QA standards and procedures
Combining decades of expertise with the latest, cutting-edge technologies
With decades of knowledge and experience, having designed and delivered thousands of infrared components for multiple applications, Ophir has earned its reputation as a world-leading, one-stop-shop designer and manufacturer of Infrared thermal imaging components for OEMs. If you're looking for the best quality optics, built with unrivalled know-how and expertise, Ophir is the answer.
Our R&D engineering team works in collaboration with customers to develop, design and deliver optimized optics with unparalleled optical performance quality, for which we are known worldwide. We deliver solutions for high precision and environmentally challenging applications, answering the strict demands of customers worldwide, enabling today's most advanced solution deployments.
When you choose Ophir, you're choosing to partner with a team that can turn any design into a high-performance product that will enable you to reach your goals.
Our core capabilities – your success
  • End-to-end solutions
  • Superior design capabilities for a diverse range of advanced optical components and assemblies
  • In-house, cutting-edge, manufacturing technologies:
    • Diamond turning
    • CNC polishing
    • Coating
    • Advanced Metrology
  • Highest production standards
  • Manufacturing sites in Israel and EU with a clean room for the coating, inspection and packing processes.
  • Complete control of production processes
  • High-end and large volume production capabilities
Manufacturing a wide range of components to meet any specification
  • VIS to LWIR wavelengths
  • Lenses, mirrors, domes, windows and prisms
  • Spherical, aspheric, diffractive, flat, and free-form
  • Special truncated shapes
  • Doublets or triplets
  • Substrates: BK7, Fused-Silica, Zerudor, Chalcogenides, Germanium, Silicon, Calcium Fluoride, Zinc selenide, Zinc sulphide Cleartran, Copper, Aluminium and more.
Cutting edge manufacturing technologies
  • Manufacturing technologies include: Grinding, CNC Polishing, Plano Polishing, Diamond Turning, Centering and Coating.
  • MRF technology
  • Ø5-400mm components fabrication and coating
  • Tolerances (Typical | high-end)
  Windows Lenses Mirrors
Dimensional ± 0.05mm | ± 0.01mm ± 0.05mm | ± 0.01mm ± 0.05mm | ± 0.01mm

Surface figure (P-V) Flatness 0.5 | 0.2Fr
Irregularity 0.2 | 0.1Fr
Power 2Fr | 1Fr
Irregularity 0.5Fr | 0.2Fr
Radius tolerance 0.1% | 0.05%
Irregularity 2Fr | 1Fr
Flatness 0.5Fr | 0.2Fr

Parallelism 3 | 5 arc sec.    

Surface quality (S-D) 80-50 | 10-5 80-50 | 10-5 80-50 | 10-5

Roughness nm, RMS 2 | 0.5 2 | 0.5 5 | 2

  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) over full production cycle
  • Lean and Six-Sigma for excellence and continuous improvement
  • Large volume high-end production capabilities
  • Free form optics manufacturing and metrology
  • Variety of Chalcogenide glasses
  • Large Silicon lenses > Ø200mm
  • Large Aluminum mirrors for Cassegrainian telescopes
The most advanced optical coatings, developed by world-leading experts
With over 40 years of experience, Ophir is recognized as a world leader in the development, production and application of advanced optical coatings. Using a clean room, our highly abrasion-resistant, anti-reflective (AR) coatings include several types of DLC coatings which provide maximum durability, energy transmission & minimal reflection.
Coating technologies:
  • Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) – Thermal heating and electron gun
  • Ion Assisted Deposition (IAD) - Ion gun
  • Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD) for DLC coatings
  • Short radius (half sphere) surfaces coatings
Coating types:
  • Anti-reflective(AR), Mirrors and Filters
  • Multispectral coatings
  • High efficacy and high durability coatings
  • DLC (HC) coatings and Low Reflectance HC (LRHC)
  • Laser coatings for 1.064μ and 10.6μ
  • EUV coatings
  • Wide coatings catalog
Coating performance:
  • Broadband AR: Ref<0.5% to 0.2% / Tra >98% to 99%
  • Broadband mirror: Ref>98% to 99%
  • Windscreen Wiper Test TS1888 / P 5.4.3 – DLC coatings
Strict quality assurance processes
With rigorous QA testing throughout product lifespan, we ensure that your finished product is optimized for your needs with the highest performance requested.
QA Capabilities:
  • End to end control of the entire manufacturing process
  • Highly professional and experienced team
  • Wave front error measurement in 0.633μ, 1.52μ, 3.39μ, 10.6μ
  • Wide testing tools covering all required specifications
    • QA testing processes and methodologies:
      • DVT, FAT, FAI, SPC testing and processes control
      • QMS SAP centralized information system
      • LEAN management methods implemented across all company functions
Certifications and compliance:
  • AS9100 Rev. D
  • ISO 9001-2015
  • Automotive industry certified supplier
  • Compliant with RoHS standards
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