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FIGURE 1. In 1996, Fraunhofer ILT had the process for metallic 3D printing patented; shown is the laser powder-bed fusion (LPBF) exposure process.
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The age of the laser has only just begun

Jan. 7, 2022
How Europe's largest center for applied laser research is morphing from laser engineering to systems engineering.
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Laser Focus World’s top 20 photonics technology picks for 2021

Dec. 1, 2021
In 2021, advances in optics and photonics encompass the fields of laser optics, integrated photonics, quantum optical systems, and much more.
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ASTM International acquires Wohlers Associates

Nov. 22, 2021
Wohlers Associates will do business as Wohlers Associates, powered by ASTM International.
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Realities of high-power fiber laser cutting

Nov. 17, 2021
High-power lasers will significantly increase cost of purchase and use, and not necessarily increase production efficiency.
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Plastics locked down and laser-welded

Nov. 17, 2021
This article presents some considerations to take into account when laser welding plastics.
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UK electrification component supplier adds capacity with new laser cutter

Nov. 9, 2021
H V Wooding has invested more than £500,000 on a 3 kW Trumpf TruLaser 3030 laser cutter.
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IPG Photonics founder Valentin Gapontsev passes

Nov. 1, 2021
The passing of Dr. Valentin Gapontsev on October 22, 2021 leaves the world of fiber lasers and laser material processing with a void impossible to fill.
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Laser trimming platform has use in precision sensor manufacturing

The LFT-500 Series laser functional trimming platform is designed for the manufacture of precision sensor devices used in the medical, aerospace, and commercial markets.
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LASYS 2022 to share industrial laser knowledge

Oct. 25, 2021
LASYS, the only biennial international trade fair to focus on solutions for laser materials processing, will open June 21-23, 2022, at Messe Stuttgart in Germany.