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Ophir Optics, LLC

1616 Osgood Street, North Andover, MA, 01845, US

  • 800-820-0814

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Ophir Optronics, Inc.

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, HVAC

Laser Sensors feature fan-cooled design.

May 22, 2015

Featuring 65 mm aperture, Models FL1100A-BB-65, FL600A-BB-65, and FL600A-LP1-65 measure laser power from 600 mW to 1,100 W, 600 mW to 600 W, and 1–600 W, respectively. Compact devices operate without water cooling, eliminating necessity of fixed water lines and possibility of contaminated water or corroded sensors. All thermal sensors feature Smart Connector interface that operates with StarLite, Nova II, and Vega smart displays, and Juno PC interface. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

Irradiance Sensor measures narrowband LED and laser sources.

March 17, 2015

Designed to measure LED and laser sources from 200–850 nm, PD300RM Irradiance and Energy Density Sensor automatically adjusts to provide correct power and energy measurements based on specific wavelength designated by user. Unit also incorporates cosine corrected quartz glass diffuser, suitable for UV radiation. Model PD300RM-UV measures irradiance levels from 15 nW/cm² to 300 mW/cm², while PD300RM-8W measures irradiance from 0.2 µW/cm² to 8 W/cm². Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Machinery & Machining Tools

CCD Camera profiles large laser beams.

February 20, 2015

Measuring 43 x 43 x 65 mm, LT665 USB 3.0 Large Array Beam Profiling Camera features USB 3.0 interface that delivers 6 MP at up to 27 fps. Large, 1 in. format provides active area with 4.5 µm square pixels (2752 x 2192 array). Camera works with BeamGage beam profiling software, which includes all algorithms and calculations needed to make accurate, ISO-approved laser beam measurements, including beam size, shape, uniformity, divergence, and mode content. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Power and Energy Meter measures lasers up to 120 kW.

February 18, 2015

With response time of <1 minute, 120K-W Laser Power Meter can measure very high power, fiber, IR, and Nd:YAG lasers. Portable unit consists of beam dump with overall dimensions of 50 x 50 cm, and water flow power measurement unit with 11 x 15 x 34 cm dimensions. Connecting to PC via RS-232 interface, meter includes software that displays and graphs power and water flow rate. It is suited for heavy-duty applications, such as deep penetration welding, drilling, and cutting large products in field. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Machinery & Machining Tools

Non-Contact Industrial Beam Monitoring Systems offer 2D views.

February 17, 2015

Without requiring contact with beam, BeamWatch® instantly measures focus spots down to 80 µm dia in 60 msec intervals and position for YAG, disc, fiber, and diode lasers from 980–1,080 nm. Rayleigh scatter measurement allows monitoring at frequent intervals without shutting down or disrupting process, and 2D viewing of beams determines roundness or presence of astigmatism. Able to be run in Technician or Operator Mode, industrial laser beam profilers serve material processing applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Radiometer measures power levels from 100 nW to 100 mW.

January 22, 2015

Using pyroelectric sensor in conjunction with 18 Hz chopper, Model RM9 measures wide range of radiation, from UV to deep IR. Digitally synthesized lock-in amplifier minimizes external noise, allowing sensor to measure power levels as low as 100 nW or less. To display measurements, Model RM9 can connect directly to any standard meter or PC interface. Unlike other radiometers, RM9 is calibrated over entire range of wavelengths, from 0.15–12 µm, not just single wavelength. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Beam Monitoring System measures focus spot size and position.

December 1, 2014

Designed for material processing applications, BeamWatch® 1.2 features high-sensitivity camera and telecentric lens that provides large depth of field. System instantly and accurately measures laser parameters without requiring contact with laser beam. BeamWatch can monitor high power YAG, disc, fiber, and diode lasers in 980–1,080 nm range and measure focal spot location at 60 ms intervals to indicate whether focal spot shifts are occurring during critical start-up moments. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Power and Energy Meter offers USB communications.

July 30, 2014

With USB option, StarLite Meter can communicate directly with PC and display all measurements on StarLab 3.0 laser measurement software. Handheld unit displays variety of beam measurements, including power, single shot energy, energy, and frequency of high repetition rate lasers as well as beam position and size. Equipped with 320 x 240 pixel TFT display with 16 mm digits, StarLite monitors power from pW to many kW or energy from pJ to hundreds of Joules. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Automated Laser Beam Propagation Analyzer supports 24/7 operation.

May 28, 2014

Intended for use with pulsed or CW lasers from 266–1,300 nm, CCD camera-based M2-200s automatically measures beam quality in <2 min and supports continuous operation. This portable, ISO 11146-compliant system automatically measures M2, beam waist location and width, divergence, astigmatism, asymmetry ratio, and Rayleigh range for each axis. Input beam sizes can range from 0.5–10 mm, and manual mode allows for beams outside that range or wavelengths outside standard optical train. Read More

Software, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Laser Beam Profiler uses optimized computation engine.

February 17, 2014

Leveraging computation engine that improves cycle time and UI responsiveness while also enhancing ability to work with apertures and partitions, BeamGage® v6.1 performs data acquisition and analysis of laser beam parameters. Solution can analyze different beams or sources of light and incorporates strip chart function that allows for zooming and panning as well as charting of partitions and storage of 10,000+ data points. Solution also includes 55+ measurements and calculations. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Laser Beam Monitoring System features non-contact design.

February 14, 2014

With BeamWatch, users can accurately measure parameters of lasers up to 100 KW. System makes set of complete measurements at camera update rates, measuring Rayleigh scatter caused by beam. This provides instant readings of focus spot size and beam position, as well as dynamic measurements of focal plane locations during process start-up. Suitable for YAG, disc, fiber, and diode lasers in 980–1,080 nm range, BeamWatch takes measurements without shutting down process. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Laser Sensor measures multiple functions in one device.

February 14, 2014

Featuring water-cooled design, BeamTrack 1000W-BB-34-Quad Thermal Detector measures power from 15–1,000 W and energy from 300 mJ to 300 J. Beam position is accurate to 0.5 mm, and can be logged to record beam wander. In addition to Juno PC interface, sensor includes Smart Connector interface that operates with StarLite, Nova II, and Vega smart displays. Display is automatically configured and calibrated when plugged into laser measurement head. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pyroelectric Laser Energy Sensor measures as low as 50 nJ.

January 9, 2014

Featuring broad spectral range operating from 150 nm to 12 µm, Model PE9-ES-C measures at high repetition rates up to 10 kHz. Unit features 8 mm active aperture area and supports pulse widths to 20 µs. User-adjustable threshold prevents false readings in noisy environments, while built-in wavelength correction ensures accuracy and repeatability. Up to 250,000 points of data can be stored on-board in nonvolatile memory and can be sent to computer for analysis and storage. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment

Commercial Power Sensor measures fiber lasers up to 100 kW.

September 24, 2013

With response time of less than 1 minute, 100K-W Laser Power Meter measures high power beams at distance past focal spot of laser or, alternatively, at distance from diverging fiber output where beam has expanded to about 100 mm diameter. Portable unit consists of 50 x 50 cm beam dump and 11 x 15 x 34 cm water flow power measurement unit. Meter connects to PC via RS-232 and includes software that displays and graphs power and water flow rate. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Pyroelectric Energy Sensors support pulse widths to 20 ms.

July 29, 2013

With repetition rates to 10 kHz, PE50-DIF-ER-C offers energy measurement down to 100 µJ and has diffuser for high damage thresholds up to 20 J/cm² for 300 µs pulses. PE50BB-DIF-C, with flat broadband coating, measures energies down to 0.1 mJ and has flat spectral response from 0.19–20 µm with diffuser removed. With diffuser, sensor supports energy densities up to 3 J/cm² for nanosecond pulses. Both have active aperture areas to 46 mm and user-adjustable threshold that prevents false readings. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment

Laser Power Meter measures up to 30 kW.

May 21, 2013

Featuring 74 mm aperture for large diameter beams, 30K-W Laser Power Meter measures YAG and fiber lasers in 800-2,000 nm range and CO2 lasers at 10.6 microns. Meter is based on thermopile technology. Reflective cone deflects laser beam onto inner circumference of sensor, minimizing power density to manageable levels. Created for material processing lasers used in metal cutting and welding, meter offers response time of less than 10 sec and can withstand max average power density up to 10 kW/cm². Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

Thermal Detector measures laser power, position, and size.

May 15, 2013

Available with 12–50 mm aperture sizes, BeamTrack FL250A-BB-50-PPS measures power, beam position, and beam size of lasers up to 250 W. Unit also measures energy from 80 mJ to 300 J and provides information on beam centering and wander. Beam position is accurate to 0.2 mm and beam size is accurate to +/-5% for Gaussian beam. Capable of measuring spectral range from 150 nm to 20 µm, detector features Smart Connector interface that operates with StarLite, Nova II, and Vega smart displays. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Laser Beam Profiling Camera has large array, GigE interface.

February 13, 2013

With 320 x 320 pixel pyroelectric array that can profile beams up to 25 mm without reduction optics, Pyrocam IV measures pulsed and CW (continuous wave) lasers from 13–355 nm and 1.06 to greater than 3,000 µm. Electronics control design includes interface to GigE (Gigabit Ethernet) cameras, and integral focal plane chopper is included for CW beams and thermal imaging. Other features include 14-bit ADC, SNR of 1,000:1, and Ultracal® baseline algorithm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Scanning Slit Laser Beam Profiler features USB2 interface.

February 11, 2013

Using moving slits, NIST-calibrated NanoScan 2 measures continuous wave (CW) and pulsed beams across spectral range from UV to far IR. Beam size and beam pointing can be measured with 3 sigma precision of several hundred nanometers. While USB2 interface provides deep, 12-bit digitization of signal for dynamic range up to 35 dB power, digital controller improves accuracy and stability of measurements. Software can measure 1–16 beams in NanoScan aperture, all with sub-micron precision. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Laser Beam Profiling System measures widths to 35 mm.

February 7, 2013

Along with 4008 x 2672 pixel format that allows profiling of beams up to 24 x 36 mm without requiring reduction optics, L11059 USB Large Format Beam Profiling Camera features 50 mm ND filters that provide max power density measurements to 15 mW/cm² without additional attenuation. Frame rates of up to 3.1 fps are supported at full resolution (up to 17 Hz in 4x4 binning mode). Featuring 59 dB dynamic range, camera can measure CW laser beams over spectral range from 190–1,100 nm. Read More

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