Tag: Research

Laser World of Photonics 2022 Here We Come!

With less than a week to go, the team at Ophir Photonics is getting ready to pack their bags and head off to Munich to attend the Laser World of Photonics.
Use a laser? You won’t want to miss us at Laser World of Photonics – Hall A6 booth 219!
Why?
Well, here’s a taste of what you will see there:

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Ophir’s 2022 Laser Measurement Catalog is Here!

As every year – Ophir’s new 2022 catalog for laser measurement covers a wide range of laser power and energy sensors, meters and laser beam profiling systems for medical, industrial, defense, and research applications. The first section of the catalog is devoted to laser power meters, which consist of sensors (detectors) and meters (displays). Ophir online tools…

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Lab Story: Laser Measurement System for Stability and Quality

The R&D lab of a large jet engine manufacturer uses a laser welding cell in order to test and develop new laser processes. They needed a solution to ensure the laser remained stable and of the best possible quality. Their lab has two main lasers, both in the near-IR (1 μm). One is a multimode…

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Find the Ideal Measurement Solution for Your Laser Applications

As more and more fields employ optronics, special tools must be developed to ensure that the lasers and light-emitting devices in these applications are precise and perform within a very small margin of error. Ophir has a wide range of beam analysis tools that are the ideal choice for these optronics applications. Medical Applications You’re…

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Ophir’s 2021 Laser Measurement Catalog Is Here!

As every year – Ophir’s new 2021 catalog for laser measurement covers a wide range of laser power and energy sensors, meters and laser beam profiling systems for medical, industrial, defense, and research applications. The first section of the catalog is devoted to laser power meters, which consist of sensors (detectors) and meters (displays). Ophir online tools…

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Measuring Diffuse Reflectance

How much light is scattering off of that? Most objects scatter light in all directions. How can we catch it all?

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A Shortcut for Calculating Laser Power Density

This post was originally posted in 2012.  It is still very popular, so I wanted to share it here in case you get some value from it. Here’s a laser power density calculator, if that’s what you wanted. Laser engineers and technicians are often required to calculate a laser’s power density to determine whether a beam…

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Centauri High End Power/Energy Meter Experience – Now at the Tip of Your Fingers!

We in Ophir know that there are some things you just can’t get enough of. So… For those of you who heard about our High End Centauri Power/Energy Meter, read the Centauri Book, watched the Centauri Movie and also for those who haven’t, yet still want to get a feel for its versatility and features,…

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Ophir’s 2020 Laser Measurement Catalog Is Here!

As every year – Ophir’s new 2020 catalog for laser power measurement covers a wide range of laser power and energy sensors, meters and laser beam profiling systems for medical, industrial, defense, and research applications. The first section of the catalog is devoted to laser power meters, which consist of sensors (detectors) and meters (displays). Ophir online…

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SPIE Photonics West 2020 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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Overcoming Challenge of Measuring Multiple Lasers using Ophir-Spiricon XC130 InGaAs camera

As is common in most university research environments, necessity is the mother of invention. In this case, a lab needed to ensure the performance of three different laser sources that spanned a range from 700nm to 1800nm.

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How Can Accurate Laser Calibration Help Me?

Many people do not understand the necessity of equipment calibration. They do not understand what the calibration process entails, and how it can save them money, time, and frustration. Ophir’s products are used throughout the world in many different areas, from medical and scientific processes to defense and industrial applications. With each application there are…

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