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Safe Laser Welding in the Production of Batteries

Nov. 27, 2023
Laser welding in battery cells requires absolute precision. Up to 144 laser welds are required for the BMW i3. Using Ophir BeamWatch Integrated systems, BMW now checks the laser...
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Determining Density of H2O2 Using Absorption Spectroscopy in Plasma Jets

Biomedically relevant species can be utilized in custom compositions for medical, industrial or agricultural applications. Studying H2O2 densities with cavity ring-down spectroscopy...
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Good vibrations with scattering of monochromatic light

Optical filters are vital for precision by enhancing signal quality and reducing interference in Raman spectroscopy. This paper covers filter types and their essential role in...

On Topic: Taking the Quantum Leap

Oct. 13, 2023
Continued progress in controlling, detecting, and manipulating single quantum objects, like photons, atoms, and electrons, has opened the door for commercialization of new quantum...
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Taking Innovation to the Next Level

Aug. 28, 2023
Continuously finding new ways to tap into the power of light to address a growing array of applications stretching across industry boundaries is taking innovation to the next ...
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Manufacturing Trends Drive Advancements in Laser Beam Measurement Technology

Lasers are increasingly used in advanced applications, from mapping objects in front of vehicles thousands of times per sec to pointing multiple kW of light at a flying object...
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ASK THE EXPERT: Laser Scan Head Advancements Boost Productivity and Process Quality in High-Performance Laser Processing

Aug. 1, 2023
Bryan Germann, product manager for laser processing products, Aerotech, offers his expertise on the latest scan head technology and control methods.
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Optimizing System Performance: A Guide to Specifying Laser Modules

June 9, 2023
Semiconductor laser modules have a wide range of applications across different industries. From alignment to material analysis, from precision measurement to photochemistry, lasers...
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Tunable Light Sources: A Popular Choice for Measurement Applications

May 18, 2023
Common goals of spectroscopy applications, such as studying the chemical or biological properties of a material, often dictate the requirements of the measurement system’s lamp...

Vibration-Immune Metrology Drives Optical Communications

April 28, 2023
SWIR interferometers support the current drive toward optical communications in the 1535–1565nm wavelength band.
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Precision Perforation Manufacturing System Relies on OEM Laser Power Sensors

April 26, 2023
Production systems for luxury food and tobacco are complex, very high throughput, and run 24/7. To ensure product quality, Körber Business Area Technologies counts on seamless...
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Measuring Atomic Oxygen Densities with a Terahertz QCL

April 13, 2023
Quantum cascade lasers enable precise measurements of atomic oxygen densities with terahertz absorption spectroscopy. This method has the ability to enhance plasma research, creating...
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Advantages of sub 50 femtosecond pulses in multiphoton microscopy

March 1, 2023
In this white paper we show that sub 50 fs pulse durations provide unprecedented multiphoton conversion efficiencies.
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Advances in Precision Motion Control

Dec. 6, 2022
Piezo flexure nanopositioners and air bearings are on the leading edge of precision motion control
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Using QCLs for Studying Exceptional Point Singularities

Nov. 11, 2022
EPs promise to advance physics applications, but as an emerging field, much still needs to be discovered about these optical phenomena. Using quantum cascade lasers to study EPs...