Laser Micromachining of Transparent Dielectrics – Glass and Quartz Using Nano Short Pulsed Nd: YVO4 Laser Harmonics

By Shiva Gadag, Radovan  Kovacevic and Nilesh  Ramani

Introduction:
Glass, Quartz, and Silicon are made out of sand grains consisting of Silica, SiO2. Silicon and Glass are two basic building blocks […]

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Meet PhotoMachining, Inc. – August’s Featured Corporate Member

In 1997, John O’Connell and Ronald Schaeffer founded PhotoMachining, Inc., a world leader in precision micromachining applications.

The company specializes in the use of Ultraviolet (UV) and Ultra Short Pulse […]

Laser Institute of America Presents Additive Manufacturing: Trends in North America Session at World of Photonics Congress 2017

As part of the World of Photonics Congress’s Additive Manufacturing subconference at LiM 2017, North American laser manufacturing leaders shared a comprehensive look at the latest developments and innovations. […]

Registration Now Open for Laser Institute of America’s 2017 ICALEO® Conference

Held from October 22-26 in Atlanta, ICALEO® 2017 attendees will review state-of-the art updates in laser materials processing and predict where the future will lead
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ORLANDO, FL — Laser […]

ILSC 2017 Gathers the World’s Medical & Industrial Laser Safety Professionals

Written By: Jamie King 
Laser Institute of America’s (LIA) International Laser Safety Conference (ILSC®) was held from March 20-23, 2017 at the Sheraton Atlanta Airport in Atlanta, Georgia.
With over 200 […]

Diode Lasers in Cladding, Additive and Hybrid Manufacturing

By Oleg Raykis
Today there exist a number of technologies for additive manufacturing of components.
The two most prominent types utilizing lasers for generating parts out of metals are either powder […]

Quality Assurance of Selective Laser Melting Applications

By Thomas Gruenberger
Key differentiation criteria for Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies are freedom of design, cost advantage, customization, and time to market.
Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) AM technology is ideal […]

Meet Precision Laser Scanning, LLC – July’s Featured Corporate Member

By Lindsay Weaver

A company known for its high-speed polygon scanners and expertise, Precision Laser Scanning, LLC was founded by George Helser in 2015. Helser has more than 25 years […]

Evolving Laser Safety Classification Concepts & New Products

By Karl Schulmeister
The classification of lasers by the product’s manufacturer – from Class 1 to Class 4 – is a valuable means to provide the end user with simplified […]

Proposal of a New Laser Safety Guard Material & Its Protection Time Evaluation Method

KUNIHIKO WASHIO, TAKASHI KAYAHARA, YOSHIHIRO EMORI AND AKIRA FUJISAKI
Thin metallic sheets made of aluminum or steel with a thickness of 1 to 2 mm are often used as laser […]