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Watch: On-demand Webinar – Measuring my Laser…Where do I start?

Learn the basic principles, and best practices of laser measurement You have a laser you’re about to start working with? You have enough experience with other technologies to know that you want to verify its performance; so you start looking for a tool to measure the laser’s…well, what? In other words: Where do I start?…

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Destroy the Target, Not Everything Else: Beam Management in High-Power Directed Energy Laser Projects

Since Columbia University graduate student Gordon Gould and Bell Laboratories scientists Charles Townes and Arthur Schawlow (among others) coined the term LASER in the 1950’s, applications of the laser have seemed limitless. Working with these new discoveries had to be exciting, but applying hundreds of kilowatts of laser power, like the ones being used in…

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Meet the Team: Anat Bakal, Our Japan and Israel Sales Manager, Reveals How Her Far Eastern Studies Brought Her to Ophir

What do you enjoy doing outside of work? I love to travel, explore new places, and meet new people. Traveling frees my mind and soul and I do it whenever I can. I enjoy traveling with my family and friends, discovering new cultures and tasting new flavors. I love extreme sports – rappelling, race driving,…

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Meet the Team: Shmulik Barzilay, Our International Sales Manager

In this week’s blog post, we asked our International Sales Manager, Shmulik Barzilay, what he does in his spare time, and his favorite part of working at Ophir. We also found out about his journey to becoming our International Sales Manager, and where he sees the laser commercial market going in the near future. What…

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It’s finally here! Photonics West 2023 is On and Our New StarViewer iOS App is Officially Out!

The #PhotonicsWest 2023 Exhibition is open for business!Over 1,100 companies are showcasing their latest products and solutions, so make sure to stop by our booth (#927) and speak to our experts to learn more about Ophir’s latest measurement innovations for different laser based applications: – Industrial high power – Additive manufacturing – Automotive – Material processing and…

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Watch: Laser Measurement PC Interfaces

If all your laser measurement work involves a laptop or a PC, rather than a stand-alone meter, one of Ophir’s direct-to-PC interfaces could be an ideal solution. These are full-fledged Laser Power and Energy meters, but instead of having a separate on-board display, the PC becomes your display. In this video you will learn about…

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SPIE Photonics West 2023 Here We Come!

Going to San Francisco for “SPIE Photonics West 2020”?
You wouldn’t want to miss Ophir at Booth #927! Here is why…

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Ophir’s 2023 Laser Measurement Catalog is Here!

The new updated edition of our laser measurement catalog is ready!As in every year – it sets out the comprehensive range of laser power and energy sensors, meters and laser beam profiling systems for medical, industrial, defense, research applications and more. It is an easy and agile round-up with short descriptions and up-to-date technical specifications.…

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Meet the Team: Reuven Silverman, Ophir Photonics General Manager, Shares What He Enjoys Inside and Outside of Work, and What it Takes to Become a GM

For this week’s blog post, we caught up with the Ophir Photonics General Manager, Reuven Silverman, to find out about his life inside and outside of Ophir, and how he became a general manager. Let’s go pleasure before business. What do you enjoy doing outside of work? For many years, I have enjoyed spending time…

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Watch: Measure Long-Wavelength Lasers with IR Cameras, Pyroelectric and Scanning-Slit Sensors (with Photonics Media)

In the following webinar produced by Photonics Media, Kevin D. Kirkham, senior manager of business development USA at Ophir Photonics, presents the types of measurement tools that are available for long-wavelength sources, and he helps determine which tools are appropriate for different application types. These tools include IR cameras, pyroelectric scanning-slit sensors, and wavelength conversion…

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High-Power Lasers and Industry 4.0: Focusing on Knowledge

A new measurement procedure allows for the fast and contact-free measurement of the focused laser beam. At the same time, modern measuring devices have Profinet interfaces and allow the processes to be documented. These are enormous advantages, especially in times of just-in-time production. The challenge – everything has to fit perfectly Automated laser welding is…

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Laser Use in Medical Applications: Improving Medical Procedures and the Life Quality of Countless Patients Worldwide

The laser industry has revolutionized many domains of modern life in the past half century. At first, it opened new ways to perform basic research by enabling a variety of scientific techniques that improved our understanding of the universe – from probing the atomic structure of molecules to measuring the distance to the moon. Later,…

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