Victor A. Rivas

Founder and CEO, ThermOptical Cooling

Victor A. Rivas is founder and CEO of ThermOptical Cooling (Oro Valley, AZ), where he created its patented laser surface nanomachining technology (U.S. 8,238.098 B1).

FIGURE 1. Laser surface functionalization essentially exposes more atoms on the surface area; this increase in exposed surface area at nanoscale also affects optical characteristics such as emissivity.
Laser Processing

Femtosecond laser machining: The time is arriving

March 30, 2022
Advanced femtosecond laser machining has the ability to form and create micro-nanostructures on surfaces to significantly increase their surface area and emissivity to values ...