Opportunities could soon be on the horizon for laser manufacturers thanks to a new type of cold storage technology under development by Microsoft Research
Engineers at the Fraunhofer IWS are working on using ultrafast laser structuring to reduce friction within the combustion engines of vehicles in order to reduce their fuel consumption
A selection of laser technology for micromachining applications, including drilling, cutting, structuring and scribing.
microPREP 2.0 - High-Volume Laser-Based Sample Preparation for Semiconductor and Materials Failure Analysis
3D-Micromac’s microPREP 2.0 enables high-volume sample preparation of metals, semiconductors, ceramics, and compound materials for microstructure diagnostics and failure analysis.
Fraunhofer has launched a new cluster of excellence across 12 of its institutes that over the next four years will develop a generation of ultrafast lasers with average powers ranging up to 20kW
The Lasers in Action forum during Lasys covered topics such as micromachining, cladding and welding, additive manufacturing, laser safety, beam shaping and ultrafast lasers.
A team of researchers at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany has used an ultrafast laser to increase the speed of industrial nanoparticle production for surface treatment applications
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