Compact Ophir® Power/Energy Sensor with Very High Damage Threshold Measures High Power, Narrow Lasers in Industrial Applications

Andover, MA – April 28, 2020 – MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI) has announced the Ophir® L40(500)A-LP2-DIF-35, a compact, high damage threshold laser power/energy sensor capable of measuring up to 4kW without the need for water cooling. The L40(500)A-LP2-DIF-35 can measure CW lasers up to 500W and pulsed lasers up to 2kJ. The compact design makes it easy to place between optical components when troubleshooting a beam path. The sensor can handle large, unfocused beams of 35mm diameter, as well as narrow, high density beams down to 1mm @ 1kW.