Beam Profilers

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

Laser Beam Monitoring System supports dynamic measurements.

June 24, 2015

Featuring magnification optics for measuring beams with spot sizes down to 55 µm, non-contact BeamWatch® 2.0 monitors high-power (up to 100 kW) YAG, fiber, and diode lasers in 980–1,080 nm range used in industrial material processing applications. Unit takes measurements every 60 msec, providing instant readings of focus spot size and beam position as well as dynamic measurements of focal plane location during process start-up. Dual axis measurement support is available 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

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

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

Pyroelectric Laser Beam Profiling Camera serves OEM applications.

February 17, 2015

Along with 80 µm pixel pitch, Pyrocam IIIHR has 160 x 160 pixel image array for profiling beams up to ½ in. without reduction optics. Pulsed and CW lasers, including CO2 and telecom NIR lasers and THz sources, can be measured from 13–355 nm and 1.06 to >3,000 µm. Interface to GigE camera supports high-speed applications, 16-bit ADC promotes reliable measurement and analysis of large and low level signals in wings of laser beam, and SNR of 1000:1 facilitates viewing of 30 mW/cm² beams. 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, 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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Laser Beam Profiling System measures quality in real-time.

January 24, 2013

Working with CW and pulsed lasers down to single shot rates, Photon M2-1780 automatically measures M2 beam propagation ratio and all associated ISO 11146 parameters instantaneously at video rates over 20 Hz. CCD camera-based system, sensitive to wavelengths from ~250–1,100 nm, automatically measures with NIST-traceable accuracy to better than 2%. This translates to M2 measurements with accuracy to -5%. System works in conjunction with FireWire BeamPro Acquisition and Analysis software. Read More

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

Laser Beam Propagation Analyzer measures M² at any wavelength.

March 24, 2011

Combining NanoScan near-field profiler with dedicated M² measurement hardware and software, NanoModeScan enables quantitative measurement and viewing of high-power CO2 laser beams in as little as 20 sec. System also reports beam waist diameter and location, divergence, and beam's Rayleigh range for each axis. With update rate of 20 Hz, system is suitable for CO2 laser-based material processing, machining, and marking applications where laser performance needs to be adjusted in real time. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Pipe Cutting Machine also includes profiling capabilities.

September 28, 2010

Suited for small- to medium-sized fabricators of tube frame assemblies, MasterPipe(TM) Profiler (MPP) 2-axis, CNC pipe cutting machine is powered by Windows®-based OS and operated via touchscreen. It consolidates setup, programming, and cutting into one operation, and pre-loaded cut library optimizes pipe configuration flexibility. Capable of performing range of standard cuts, machine handles 1-12 in. OD pipe in lengths up to 40 ft. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Laser Beam Profiling Cameras cover UV and IR spectral range.

December 12, 2008

Operating over 190-355 nm spectral range, LaserCam-HR-UV records beam characteristics at third (355 nm), fourth (266 nm), and fifth (213 nm) harmonics of Nd:YAG lasers, as well as output of most excimer lasers. LaserCam-HR-InGaAs measures infrared laser beams from 900-1,700 nm, and is compatible with eye safe military lasers, telecom sources, and Nd:YAG fundamental. Both units are powered through single BeamView(TM)-USB 2.0 cable connection. Read More

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

Beam Propagation Analyzer measures 10 x 7 x 17 in.

July 27, 2007

Model M2-200S Beam Propagation Analyzer features UV operation between 250-370 nm, visible operation from 400-700 nm, and NIR operations from 650-1,100 nm (1,064 nm YAG) and 1,000-1,800 nm (1,064 nm YAG plus telecom). All measurements and translations as well as incremental beam attenuation are automatically controlled by M2-200S software. ISO compliant unit comes in M2x, M2y, Ky, Ky, BPPy, BPPy, width at waist Wy, Wy, and waist location at Zy, Zy. Read More

Vision Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Camera System comes with attenuators and beam splitter.

January 18, 2005

BeamStar FX Beam Profiler CCD Camera is available with variable attenuator option that provides control over 4 orders of magnitude from 350-1,100 nm wavelengths. Attenuation is variable from microwatts to watts. Beam splitters include UV grade fused silica wedge beam splitter that fits onto camera and another splitter that stands alone on adjustable stand. Latter allows camera operation up to 2 W, while former allows operation up to 40 W. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Laser Beam Profilers use FireWire® cameras.

December 9, 2004

LBA-FW profilers utilize 12- or 14-bit digital FireWire cameras that connect directly to laptop computers without frame grabber card, providing portable beam analysis instrument. Megapixel CCD and pyroelectric cameras are provided to cover spectral range from UV to far IR. Multiple FireWire cameras can operate on one FireWire bus, enabling multiple, simultaneous laser beam profilers. Cameras capture CW and pulsed lasers beams. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

CCD Laser Beam Profilers have firewire interface.

May 6, 2004

Digital BeamStar FX Series works with laptop or desktop PCs to provide everything necessary for beam profiles of pulsed and CW lasers from µW to W. System consists of camera, filters, laptop or PC card, and software. Trigger input lets BeamStar FX 33 and FX 50 synchronize with trigger output from pulsed laser. Series features automatic gain and exposure adjustment as well as automatic photodiode synchronization with pulsed lasers. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Laser Beam Profiler allows users to adjust laser at will.

July 10, 2003

Designed to measure beam profile and power of pulsed industrial Nd:YAG and Diode industrial lasers, BA100 displays laser beam intensity profile in real time. Instrument makes measurements at full or near full power levels (1,000 W max) and is useful for looking at focal spots. Beam profile can be shown in 3D form and rotated to different angles and elevations. Unit handles pulse energies to 30 Joules and has beam area of 25.6 x 19.2 mm with 5.7° field of view. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Laser Beam Profiler works with laptop or desktop PC.

June 9, 2003

Self-contained BeamStar FX 66 provides measures CW and Pulsed lasers using laptop or desktop personal computer. Connected to PC via one Firewire interface card, product offers software with manual or automatic gain and shutter control adjustments. Laser beam focal point, vertical and horizontal spectral profiles, and beam statistics are displayed on screen. It has aperture of 9.7 x 7.68 nm, 1280 x 1024 pixels, and provides dynamic measurement range of 53 dB. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Profiler utilizes Windows-based operating software.

December 17, 2001

WinCamD 3-dimensional beam intensity profiler features 4.65 µm square pixel size and 14-bit analog-to-digital converter that gives it greater than 16,000 levels of intensity resolution. WinCamD includes pass/fail settings for beam width, relative power, Gaussian and top hat fit, and data logging. It can be used for pulsed (as low as 1 Hz) or continuous-wave beams. Use of variable electronic shutter provides dynamic range of 60,000:1. Read More

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