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Meet the Team: Danny Stein, Senior Product Manager, Shares the Most Satisfying Aspect of His Job and How Ophir Uses its Micro Material Processing and Industrial High-Power Expertise to Keep Pace and Lead

Tell us a little about yourself – What do you enjoy doing outside of work? I enjoy spending a lot of time with my family and I also love bike riding in the great outdoors (around the mountains to be exact)! it gives me a great chance to meet good friends, clear my mind and…

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Ophir New Large Beam Profiler with Small Pixel Size for Higher Resolution Measurement of Large and Divergent Beams

We are proud to introduce the Ophir® SP504S Beam Profiling Camera. Designed to measure large and divergent beams, the SP504S camera accurately captures and analyzes wavelengths from 340-1100nm for beam sizes from 45µm up to 23mm x 23mm. Features and relevant industries The camera features a wide dynamic range of 44.6dB, a lowest measurable signal of…

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Meet the Team: Shai Luria, Senior Quality Assurance Manager, Shares the Most Satisfying Aspect of His Job and Why He Decided to Come Back to Ophir After 20 Years

We recently had a virtual coffee chat with Shai Luria, our senior quality assurance manger, to learn about the impact of his work. Tell us a little about yourself – how long have you been working for Ophir? What did you do before joining the company? After graduating as an electro-optics practical engineer in 1994,…

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Even With Volkswagen AG: Ophir’s BeamWatch System Optimizes Laser Process Development

The laser seam welding of sheets of zinc-coated steel – a combination of metals with disparate melting and evaporation properties – used to be a major challenge for the automotive industry. But Volkswagen AG is pursuing a promising approach with multi-focal laser welding: A newly developed process enables significantly higher welding speeds than is otherwise…

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On-demand Webinar: High Power laser measurement challenges and solutions

Monitoring laser behavior in high-power applications is critical to keeping your process running properly. However, that monitoring – the laser measurement itself – is not trivial. There are many “little things” one could do that might unknowingly mess with the measurement, or even damage the instrument. For example: • At what point should the cooling…

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And the Winner is – BeamPeek™ Beam Profiler !!

We are honored that our Beam Profiler, BeamPeek™ has been awarded with the 2022 Laser Focus World (LFW) magazine silver honoree award. The annualy LFW Innovators Awards program was developed to recognize the most innovative solutions in optics and photonics products and systems.  The BeamPeek™ integrated beam analysis and power measurement system provides fast, accurate,…

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Exact Cuts With a Laser: Recognizing and Compensating for Thermal Focus Shift

Read all about how Messer Cutting Systems uses Ophir BeamWatch for non-contact measurement of the laser beam! Precise cuts, sophisticated component geometries, limited material melt – the advantages of laser cutting are numerous. And due to the steady increases in laser power, these advantages can now benefit a range of new applications: fusion cutting is…

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Asclepion Demonstrates How Consistent Measuring Technology Ensures the Quality of Medical Lasers

Over the past several years, the fields of aesthetic medicine, surgery and cosmetics have been revolutionized by laser technology. With the development of their innovative laser systems, Asclepion Laser Technologies contributes greatly to patient well-being and faster healing. A consistent measurement strategy, effective testing processes and first-class measuring devices guarantee the high quality of the…

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DiaMonTech Develops Non-invasive Blood Glucose Monitor That Uses M-IR Lasers

More than 400 million people worldwide suffer from diabetes. For them, the ability to measure blood glucose levels non-invasively (without piercing the skin) would be an enormous relief. Thanks to a patented development by DiaMonTech AG, this dream could soon come true for many people. The technology, which uses an infrared quantum cascade laser, is…

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Watch: On-demand Webinar – Laser Measurement Solutions for Material Micro Processing Applications

If you use lasers in material “micro processing” applications – such as drilling via holes in PCBs, OLED display “lift-off”, cutting of smartphone cover glass – you already know how difficult the challenges are. The often delicate combination of laser parameters – ultra short pulse duration, high repetition rate, perhaps short wavelength among others –…

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Calibrating Sensors: Have You Forgotten Anything?

Sensors used for measuring laser power or energy should be calibrated regularly. Frequently, customers sending a sensor to our calibration laboratory for the first time will neglect to include the accessories that go with it. The consequence is that the calibration cannot be carried out, causing delays. But which sensors have specific accessories – and…

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How to Tweak Your Standard Ophir Sensor to Fit Your Application Using Our Customized Solution (OEM) Prototypes

What happens when you have an application that requires a specific sensor with respect to technology and mechanical applications? You know that a standard Ophir sensor works, but you want to tweak the specification and mechanical size a little to fit your application. Call our representative and ask about customized (OEM) sensors Recently, a customer…

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