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Speedy laser mirrors for cutting and welding

Researchers at Fraunhofer Institute have discovered to develop fast, durable mirrors that are capable of performing challenging cutting and welding tasks. Silicon micromirrors can guide laser beams at extremely high speeds, allowing operators…

3D printing metal using tiny drops of copper

Researchers from the University of Twente in (Netherlands) have come up with a method to 3D print in metal using tiny drops of copper and gold with the help of a laser. The…

Jenoptik Lasers’ change in top management

Klaus Büsselmann has been named as the new Head of Sales in the Lasers business unit of the Jenoptik’s Lasers & Material Processing division. Klaus Büsselmann has gained vast experience working in national and international sales for many…

Lasers, the new way in lightweight construction

As many joining and cutting processes are possible only with lasers, these kind of technologies have a particularly important part to play here, as several exhibits from the Aachen-based Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology…

Perovskite nanowires to make high efficient lasers

As described in University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Nature MaterialsNature Materials, Growing perovskite nanowires is a shortcut to lasers that are extremely efficient and able to create many colors of light. That makes these tiny…

Good results for German laser industry

German laser industry shows encouraging results. According to data compiled by the German Engineering Federation (VDMA), Laser and Laser Systems division, companies in Germany produce laser-based manufacturing systems which exceed the billion Euro…

A new laser-etching technique creates a super hydrophobic metal

A laser-etching technique that creates a super hydrophobic sheet of metal was developed by scientists at the University of Rochester. It’s hydrophobic to the point that water doesn’t just move off to one…

Global market for laser systems for materials processing grew in 2014

The global market for laser materials processing systems grew and reached a volume of US$ 11.6 billion in 2014. According to a preliminary analysis of 2014 data by Optech Consulting that figure is…

“Lobster spacers” as mobile functional elements in spinal primary instability

“Lobster spacers” is an innovation from Tsunami Medical Srl, based in Modena, Italy, in product development in spinal implants. They are self-spreading spacers that can be used between intervertebral discs in surgical spinal…

Tsunami Medical’s laser melted spine cages

With the collaboration of Cocept Laser, Tsunami Medical can offer laser-melted spine cages that enhance the performances of conventional titanium or PEEK components. Tsunami is a system developer for spinal implants by Tsunami…

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