Lasers in advanced manufacturing


Making a mark

Lasers play a central role in modern manufacturing, from small-scale precision work to manufacturing on a huge scale. Sian Harris looks at the state of the art today and the challenges ahead


Matthew Dale discovers that laser welding is enabling battery manufacturers to address the growing demands of the electro-mobility industry


Greg Blackman investigates the art of laser system design and integration


Gemma Church finds jewellers are turning to lasers for repairing and engraving precious metals

Analysis and opinion