Author: Assaf Halevy

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

We are happy to introduce a new F150(200)A-CM-16 sensor, that recently joined Ophir’s catalog. This is Ophir’s second sensor based on the newly developed CM absorber, and it shows superior performance in some of its main parameters compared to its older sibling. In the following blog post, we will focus on several of its key…

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Ophir’s New Laser Power Sensor: Especially Tailored to Measure CW Lasers & High Repetition Rate Pulsed Lasers

Read all about Ophir’s new sensor that measures high-power ultrashort-pulse lasers and is ideal for use in micromachining and material microprocessing applications in the semiconductor, display, and medical industries. Ophir’s absorbers – cover the wavelengths stretching from UV to the long-wavelength IR regions Ophir offers several unique absorbers for its wide variety of power sensors,…

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PD300RM-UVA: Ophir’s New Irradiance and Dosage Sensor

A new member recently joined Ophir’s irradiance and dosage sensor family – PD300RM-UVA, and it has some important new features compared to its older brothers. In this blog post we will discuss its benefits and advantages for certain applications, such as measuring broadband LED sources. First we consider its design – it has a 2.75…

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Can a Laser Wavelength Be Converted and Why Do We Even Want to Do It?

The wavelength of a laser is a fundamental characteristic, determined by the gain medium and its internal structure. Nowadays, one of the most common laser sources are laser diodes, whose wavelengths are determined by their design and by the materials used for their composition. Laser diodes are driven by electrical current and directly convert electrical…

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Laser Measurement System Design Considerations– How to Measure the Beam Power Without Damaging Your Sensor?

First step – Get your laser parameters right So, you want to measure the power of a laser beam with your Ophir sensor. First of all, gather all of the laser parameters you can find: what are the beam size, laser wavelength, and beam divergence, and what does the beam profile looks like? Then, estimate…

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Lasers as Measurement Tools

Lasers are used in numerous applications in a wide variety of fields. Whether it’s transmitting internet communication via optical fibers, welding, cutting or marking materials in industrial processes, performing sophisticated medical procedures, or even intercepting drones and missiles – lasers seem to be everywhere nowadays. There is another field in which lasers have become dominant…

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The Evolution of Man-made Light Sources

Nowadays, LED lights are everywhere! The LED market is expected to grow by an order of magnitude in the decade that will end in 2023, and incandescent light bulbs will soon become history, as more and more countries prevent their sell due to their inefficiency. But how did it all start? Read more to find out

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Measurement of Excimer Lasers

Lasers can be divided into many categories based on their principle of operation, wavelength, and output powers; here we will discuss the class of lasers known as Excimer lasers. An Excimer laser is a pulsed laser whose operation relies on the interaction between noble gases and halogen gases, induced by strong electrical voltages. These lasers…

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Choose the Right Optical Elements & Suitable Sensors for Your Laser System With Ophir Laser Peak Power Calculator

Ophir’s Laser peak power calculator can provide a good estimation for the peak power and peak power density of a pulsed laser. These estimates can be very useful when choosing the right optical elements and suitable sensors for your system without the need to fully characterize the laser pulses.

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