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ICALEO

Laser industry professionals from academic and industrial settings will gather to discuss the latest in laser materials processing, laser microprocessing and nanomanufacturing

FEATURE

Shaped by lasers

After 29 years as executive director of the Laser Institute of America, Peter Baker has retired from the role. He looks back at a career filled with laser technology

EVENT

International Laser Safety Conference

The International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC) is a comprehensive four-day conference covering all aspects of laser safety practice and hazard control. Scientific sessions will address developments in regulatory, mandatory and voluntary safety standards for laser products and for laser use. The Practical Applications Seminars (PAS) complement the scientific sessions by exploring everyday scenarios that the LSO and MLSO may encounter.

Analysis and opinion
Feature

After the international laser technology congress AKL, in Aachen in May, Matthew Dale learned that dramatic increases in power are on the horizon for ultrafast lasers

Feature

Greg Blackman finds that new EU PPE regulations mean that laser safety eyewear must have an operational lifespan, a change that will impact manufacturers and users alike

Feature

Keely Portway looks at how digitally networked laser machines, along with additive systems, will help improve production efficiency in the factories of the future