New Ophir® CMOS Camera-Based Beam Profiler for 190-1100nm Wavelengths Features Improved Accuracy at NIR, Nd:YAG Wavelengths
Andover, MA – January 31, 2022 – MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKSI), a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the Ophir® SP932U USB 3.0 High Resolution Beam Profiler. The SP932U system is a compact, CMOS camera-based beam profiler for UV, VIS, NIR, and Nd:YAG wavelengths that delivers the most accurate laser intensity distribution measurements. It combines wide dynamic range, high sensitivity, linearity, and high resolution. The SP932U profiler includes the industry’s most sophisticated beam profiling software, BeamGage®. BeamGage features a new, optimized Blooming Correction algorithm designed specifically for NIR and Nd:YAG wavlengths. This makes the SP932U ideal for applications in the popular NIR 1000-1100nm range, including materials processing, medical, surgical, and cosmetics. The SP932U profiler provides 2048 x 1536 pixel resolution, a 3.45 µm pixel pitch, and a frame rate of 24 Hz at full resolution. The compact, square design of the profiler increases setup versatility.