André Streek

Professor of Laser Technology, Laser Institute of Mittweida

André Streek is professor of laser technology at the Laser Institute of Mittweida (Mittweida, Germany).

FIGURE 1. The polygon mirror scan system (left) and an illustration of the optical scheme (right).
Laser Processing

Understanding applications of a multifunction tool polygon scanner

Feb. 20, 2023
A beam guidance system based on polygon scan technology reaches new levels of beam deflection in terms of speed and precision, while enabling a broad field of applications including...
FIGURE 1. Machining examples demonstrate the potential of high-rate laser microprocessing technology: a large-area ripple-textured AISI 304 stainless-steel surface for bioinspired surface functionalization (a); an aluminum airfoil profile covered with microtextured riblet formations for drag reduction (b).
Lasers & Sources

Ultrafast Laser Machining: High-rate laser microprocessing handles large-area substrates

Oct. 1, 2019
The combination of high-power (or high-average power) lasers and high-speed scanning systems processes large substrates quickly and accurately.