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LASERS: YAG is redefined through the diode-pumped disk laser
Many product and process ramifications are embedded in the word
"disk" when referring to diode-pumped disk lasers. Their unique
geometry and ability to solve the funadamental beam-quality and
transmission issues usually associated with Nd:YAG rod-style lasers
make disk lasers an innovative choice.
felling with lasers: a big idea in 1965
reading through the first issues of Laser Focus magazine, it is
amazing to see how many laser applications were being contemplated
or even becoming commercially viable so soon after the development
of the laser.
machine creates patterns in fabric
The use of stone-washing
and bleaching to create surface effects on fabrics is difficult
to control and caustic.
newslink service to Industrial
Africa steps up laser material processing
With a capital investment plan in place, the National Laser Center
works to transfer technology to industry and further research and
excimer lasers the ultimate drillers?
Excimer lasers are gaining ground on Nd:YAG lasers in drilling ceramic
coated surfaces and stacks of composite material and in opening
the structure of honed cylinder surfaces
installs first 17kW fiber laser
April 22 --IPG Laser has installed a 17kW fiber laser at the Test
Center for Aluminum Alloy Welding at BIAS
launches technology trade-up program
April 5--Order for a 790 BeamDirector includes the customer trading
in an older Laserdyne system
maker says UK is one of hottest markets
March 7--Prima Industrie, a manufacturer of laser cutting systems,
says the UK has become one of its hottest European markets