What’s new at Gentec-EO during summer 2022

Below are the latest pieces of news from Gentec-EO this summer.

Understanding your calibration certificate

A new tech note is available for download on our website. It provides essential information on how to understand your calibration certificate. We recommend that all customers read it. You will find it here.

Customized solutions at Gentec-EO

After over 50 years of experience in the laser beam measurement business, we have developed many customized solutions, sometimes for very unusual applications.

Many of these customized solutions are now available as standard products on our website: https://www.gentec-eo.com/search?filter=tp,%20trap,%20step-controller

We are talking about products like:

  • Temperature-controlled pyroelectric detector for laser power measurement from nW to 0.5 mW
  • Optical trap detector for laser power measurement up to 1 mW
  • Precision current to voltage amplifier, for use with TRAP detectors
  • Power supply and temperature control for TP series detectors

Follow the link above to learn more about these solutions and get a better idea of our customization capability.

User manual update

Software update

  • PC-Beamage was updated to version 1.07.02. Serial commands *ACTGSCALE and *CTLJPGSAVE were added.
  • BEAMAGE LabView examples were updated to version 1.02.08. A new user interface was developed and the following serial commands were added: *CTLBMPSAVE, *CTLJPGSAVE and *ACTGSCALE.
  • BEAMAGE .NET framework example was updated to version 1.00.06. A new user interface was developed and the following serial commands were added: *CTLBMPSAVE, *CTLJPGSAVE and *ACTGSCALE.

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Gentec-EO's high-accuracy laser beam measurement instruments help engineers, scientists and technicians in all sorts of laser applications from the factory to the hospital, laboratory and research center. Learn about our solutions for these measurement types:


We have new videos on Gentec-EO Academia, our Youtube channel. Make sure to visit our Youtube channel and subscribe so you can see all the videos we publish.

Thermopile vs photodetectors: which technology is best for your laser power measurements?

Myriam Blanchet, Inside sales representative at Gentec-EO, explains the difference between a thermopile and a photodetector. She then gives you some tips to know which technology is better for your laser power measurements.

What is the minimum repetition rate of a pulsed laser when used with a power detector?

Average power measurement of a pulsed laser can be a really tricky thing. The slower the repetition rate, the harder it is to get a stable measurement. So what is the minimum repetition rate to get stable and reliable measurements? Myriam Blanchet from Gentec-EO answers this question in this video.

Upcoming events

Here is the list of upcoming events Gentec-EO’s representatives or official distributors will be at:

AMT International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS)

  • Sept 12-17
  • McCormick Place
  • Chicago, IL
  • Website

DOE LSO Workshop

  • Sept 13-15
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Berkeley, CA
  • Website


  • Sept 18-23
  • Seogwipo KAL Hotel
  • Jeju island, Korea
  • Website


  • Oct 17-20
  • Rosen Centre Hotel
  • Orlando, FL
  • Website


  • Nov 8-10
  • Georgia World Congress Center
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Booth #BC16219
  • Website


  • Nov 14-18
  • The Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
  • La Jolla, CA
  • Website


  • Dec 7-9
  • Bombay Exhibition Centre
  • Mumbai, India
  • Website


At all time, you can visit our virtual booth: https://booth.gentec-eo.com/


Below are the latest articles we published. If you didn’t read them yet, don’t wait any longer:

Gentec Electro-Optics is specialized in laser beam and terahertz source measurement and analysis. With an outstanding 50-year track record of innovation, developing and providing state-of the-art technologies to the laser market, Gentec-EO has become The Expert of the laser beam measurement field. For all sorts of laser applications from the factory to the hospital, laboratory and research center, Gentec-EO offers the broadest range of off-the-shelf and custom solutions, and stands ready to serve you now and in the future.
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