Category: Ophir Photonics Group

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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I’m Not Required to Calibrate My Equipment Based on ISO or FDA Requirements. So Why Should I?

At its core, calibration is about ensuring that your equipment is working properly and in the way it is intended. Returning your equipment for periodic calibration allows for several things to take place including evaluation of your equipment for damage, opportunities for us to provide education, and upgrades to your firmware, as well as the…

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Meet the Team: Dr. Simon Rankel, Our Business Development Manager, Shares How He Keeps Up With the Latest Developments in Business (Development)

What do you enjoy doing outside of work? There are a lot of things to talk about (smiling) as I like moving, exploring and socializing. If I had to choose my nr. 1 sport, that would definitely be capoeira, which I totally fall for. I love music. Playing drums is also one of my passions.…

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On Demand Webinar: Understanding Laser Energy Measurement & How Laser Energy Measurement Works

If you need to measure laser pulse energies, you have probably run into a variety of issues and concepts that seem to just cause confusion… In this webinar, you will learn: • How energy measurement works (short basic version…) • How to make sure you are getting accurate readings • How to avoid out-of-tolerance issues…

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How Often Should Output Power on High-Powered Production Lasers Be Checked?

Changes in technology are continually improving the face of manufacturing. The collection of data on a process is becoming less of a nicety and more of a necessity in this new industrial age. Today, the continuous improvement of a process requires not only the collection of relevant data, but also analysis of that data so…

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Updating software for older beam profilers: When quality becomes a challenge

We attach great importance to quality when developing and producing our measurement technology. And to great effect: With proper handling and regular maintenance, many of our measuring devices can continue to be used long past the expected end of their service life. However, this longevity can become a real challenge for some beam profilers that…

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