Analysis & opinion

25 September 2020

Trumpf’s David Harvilla, Stefanie Bisch and Sebastian Zaske discuss why green lasers represent the perfect tool for welding e-mobility components made of copper

25 September 2020

Nataliya Deyneka-Dupriez and Alexander Denkl, of Lessmüller Lasertechnik, describe how OCT can be used to perform online process monitoring when using an oscillating laser beam to weld e-mobility components

25 September 2020

ES Precision’s new UV laser is paying for itself by opening up a range of valuable niche processing jobs, writes director Andrew May

The recent emergence of blue laser processing shows promise for copper processing applications in e-mobility. (Image: Nuburu)

25 September 2020

Over the summer laser users learned how two types of blue diode laser are dramatically improving copper welding for fabricating e-mobility components

15 June 2020

Anibal Di Luch, of TWI, reports on the development of a robotic platform for the laser processing of large-scale, high-end structures for aircraft

11 June 2020

Dr Paulina Morawska, research associate at Heriot-Watt University, discusses how ultrafast lasers can be used to address the encapsulation challenges of OLEDs

09 June 2020

Christian Knaak and Peter Abels, of Fraunhofer ILT, explain how imaging and machine learning can be used to identify weld imperfections with high accuracy

05 June 2020

Dave MacLellan, executive director of AILU, discusses how UK laser firms have answered the call for manufacturing to aid the fight against Covid-19

12 March 2020

Florent Husson, of Alphanov, describes how large parts can be polished using robotics and high-power lasers

06 March 2020

John Sutter, of Abicor Binzel, discusses how Generation 3 steels perfectly fit the needs of vehicle manufacturers

The benefits of AI and machine learning in laser processing were discussed by a panel of experts at the show

21 February 2020

Power increases across multiple laser technologies are set to bring further benefit to materials processing, Matthew Dale learnt at Photonics West

11 December 2019

Rita Bola, project manager at EWF, describes how digitally integrating the process steps of laser powder bed fusion will help accelerate its adoption in industry