MKS Announces Ophir® Multi-Measurement Integrating Sphere for VCSELs and Other Pulsed Semiconductor Lasers

Andover, MA – February 4, 2020 – MKS Instruments, Inc (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the Ophir® IS1.5-VIS-FPD-800 Integrating Sphere at SPIE Photonics West 2020. Designed for applications in remote sensing, LIDAR, facial recognition, and more, the sensor provides accurate and reliable measurement of the optical parameters of VCSELs and other pulsed semiconductor lasers. The new integrating sphere combines multiple measurement capabilities in a single device: a precision photodiode delivers calibrated average power measurement, a fast photodiode provides pulse shape characterization on an oscilloscope, and an SMA fiber optic adapter makes for easy connection to a spectrometer.