Summer 2015


Efficiency gains

With direct diode lasers making their way into industrial settings alongside fibre and CO2 lasers, Jessica Rowbury looks at how important energy efficiency is for end users choosing a laser system

Latest issue


Matthew Dale explores some of the latest technology for manipulating and measuring the beam, including a multi-spot optical module for laser brazing and a contactless beam analysis device


Moving to very high power lasers for welding metals, like aluminium in car production, has some big benefits, as Greg Blackman finds out

Analysis and opinion