June 19, 2007, Crawley, England--Powerlase, manufacturer of high-power nanosecond Q-switched, diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) lasers, announced the placement of a laser with Fraunhofer ISE in Freiburg, Germany. The laser will be used in programs relating to the processing of solar cells.
Tony King, CEO of Powerlase said, "We're currently working with a number of world renowned research institutions such as the University of Central Florida and University of College Dublin to encourage best practice knowledge sharing between industry and academia. Our new relationship with The Fraunhofer Institute continues our quest to align leading academic research with our market leading expertise in identifying and delivering technology for real world applications. It's this championing of innovation that sets us apart and we're looking forward to building our relationship with the Fraunhofer Institute to assist their development of solar cells processing."
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