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Ophir-Spiricon Opens New Cleanroom
Jun 2011
LOGAN, Utah, June 28, 2011 — Ophir-Spiricon, a member of the precision laser measurement equipment provider Ophir Photonics Group, has opened a cleanroom at its new facility in Logan.

The 840-sq-ft cleanroom is used for manufacturing the solid-state, pyroelectric detector arrays used in the company’s PyroCam beam profiling cameras. The cameras are used to create clear and illuminating images of laser beam profiles.

Housing photolithography and thin-film deposition processes, the cleanroom features yellow lighting to prevent premature exposure of the photolithography materials used. In addition, it complies with ISO 7 standards for airflow and filtration. Humidity and temperature are tightly controlled. An airlock and protective clothing also are used to decrease contamination.

“The new cleanroom provides a cleaner production environment,” said Gary Wagner, president of Ophir-Spiricon. “This translates into less defects and better yield for both the lithography and thin-film deposition processes. In addition, we can produce larger, more dense arrays with higher pixel fill factors for higher resolution cameras.”

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