Optics & Photonics

Laser Line Generator serve precision machine vision applications.

September 9, 2016

Enabling detection of smaller features in machine vision applications based on triangulation, StingRay µFocus (Micro Focus) lasers achieve focused linewidths as small as 20 µm. Modules are based on laser diode technology and available in wavelengths of 520, 660, 785, and 830 nm at power levels of up to 200 mW. Along with line intensity uniformity of ±5% that promotes measurement speed and dimensional accuracy, features include dynamic line balancing and internal health monitor.
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Optics & Photonics

Innovation in Laser Fibers: Dornier MedTech HeatFlex(TM)

May 10, 2016

Powering Highest Sterilization System Performance ATLANTA - Dornier MedTech is a global medical device company known for its pioneering technologies and revolutionary therapies in urology.  Dornier will be showcasing their newest holmium laser fiber, Dornier HeatFlex™, at the 2016 American Urological Association's Annual Meeting (AUA) in San Diego, California. As the name suggests,... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Ultratech Receives Follow-On Order from Major Foundry for Laser Spike Anneal System

April 18, 2016

Foundry Plans to use Ultratech's LSA101 Dual Beam System to Ramp 28-nm Production SAN JOSE, Calif. - Ultratech, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTEK), a leading supplier of lithography, laser-processing and inspection systems used to manufacture semiconductor devices and high-brightness LEDs (HB-LEDs), as well as atomic layer deposition (ALD) systems, today announced a follow-on order from a major foundry... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Biophotonic Solutions Inc. Technology Used for Novel Measurement of Femtosecond Laser Pulses

October 5, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Biophotonic Solutions Inc. (BSI), the world leader in automated laser pulse compression, announces that a "MIIPS" automated pulse compression and shaping system is key in scientific experiments at Michigan State University (MSU), where researchers in the Dantus Research Group have established a novel method to determine the pulse-to-pulse stability of ultrafast laser... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Services

Rudolph Technologies and DISCO Corporation Partner to Improve Wafer Saw Process

July 21, 2015

Dicing and laser saw systems, together with inspection systems and yield-enhancing software provide revolutionary control and accuracy Flanders, New Jersey – Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: RTEC) and DISCO Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, announce a collaborative partnership to deliver leading-edge hardware and software solutions to optimize the wafer saw unit processes. These comprehensive... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

MRI Interventions ClearPoint® Neuro Navigation System Utilized in First Hippocampal Laser Ablation Neurological Procedure at Yale-New Haven Hospital

June 12, 2015

IRVINE, Calif. – MRI Interventions, Inc. (OTCQB:MRIC), a commercial stage medical device company focused on creating innovative platforms for performing the next generation of minimally invasive surgical procedures in the brain, today announced the first stereotactic laser ablation of the hippocampus (SLAH) procedure at Yale-New Haven Hospital. By using the ClearPoint Neuro Navigation System... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Jenoptik Presents Innovative Optical and Laser Solutions in Munich

June 4, 2015

The Jenoptik Lasers Material Processing and Optical Systems divisions are presenting at LASER World of PHOTONICS, the world’s leading trade fair for the laser and photonics industry, from 22nd to 25th June 2015 in hall A3 at booth 235 of the Munich trade fair centre. The lasers and laser machines of the Jenoptik Laser Material Processing division have many uses: for ophthalmology and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

New Products, Celebrity Presentations & Giveaways Dominate the LaserMax Booth at the 2015 NRA Annual Meeting

April 10, 2015

Rochester, NY — LaserMax is headed to the Music City Center in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, where products from every major firearm company will be on display at the 2015 NRA Annual Meeting Exhibits in Nashville, Tennessee, April 10-12. Show-goers are encouraged to visit the LaserMax® booth, (#533) for exciting celebrity presentations, valuable prize pack giveaways and a wide array of... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Beam Combiner features optical power rating of 4 kW.

February 20, 2015

With TrueM2 platform, machine manufacturers can build their own fiber laser source using modular architecture and produce customized fiber laser based on specific requirements. Featuring 1,100 W max input per port and greater than 97% transmission, 4 x 1 TrueM2-14 can be mated with up to four TrueMode-kW laser cavity modules, or other compatible modules. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Beam Transformation Systems support 600-1,600 nm wavelengths.

November 24, 2014

Available with pitches of 200, 400, and 500 µm, Beam Transformation Systems bundle and symmetrize asymmetrical laser beams generated by diode laser bars and mini bars. Residual divergence ranging from 12 to under 5.0 ensures high beam quality. To achieve best possible performance for specific application, systems use 4 Fast Axis Collimators that have been optimized for short focal lengths. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Radial Polarization Converters reduce laser beam spot size.

September 4, 2014

Radial Polarization Converters, manufactured from UV fused silica substrate, are S-waveplates that convert linear polarization to radial or azimuthal polarization. Able to be used to create optical vortex or doughnut beam, products produce radially polarized light, feature 5 mm apertures, and come in 632, 800, and 1,030 nm wavelength models with 25.4 mm OD. Other features include damage thresholds of 20 J/cm² at 3.5 ns and 1,064 nm, 20-10 surface quality, and 1/8 λ surface accuracy. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Fiber Laser Cavity outputs up to 1 kW.

February 11, 2014

Made possible via its core architecture and fiber design, 1 Kilowatt TrueMode™ Fiber Laser Cavity offers complete package with matched components that deliver 1 kW of true single-mode output. This laser cavity, featuring package design that accommodates use of customer-selected pump diode, helps simplify multi-kW system designs. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Introducing Wall Colmonoy's Laser Cladding Alloys Surfacing Powders and Wire for the Protection and Renovation of Critical Industrial Components

October 29, 2013

Wall Colmonoy’s range of Colmonoy®, Colferoloy® and Wallex™ surfacing powders and wire alloys dedicated to Laser cladding are used for the protection and renovation of critical industrial components.  Applications include continuous cast rolls in the Steel Industry; drill stabilizers, drill strings, drill bits in the Oil & Gas Industry; boiler tubes and panels in the Waste to Energy... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Environment Friendly Laser Processing in Advanced Packaging Gains Pace - Leading US-American IDM Places Order for Excimer Laser Ablation Tool

April 23, 2013

Garching - SUSS MicroTec, a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for the semiconductor and related markets, has received a purchase order for their latest generation laser ablation stepper from a leading US-American IDM (Integrated Device Manufacturer). This important sale re-states the increasing importance of this technology in advanced packaging, adding to the recent shipments... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

UV Laser supports microelectronics manufacturing.

April 10, 2013

Offering 33 W of output at 355 nm, AVIA™  355-33 Micromachining Laser includes ThermEQ™, PulseEQ™, and PulseTrack™, which enable precise control of delivered pulse energy, allowing OEM to define and optimize laser process. Laser also has automated harmonic crystal shifter to maintain constant output power for more than 20,000 hours. With Posilock™ beam position sensor and feedback loop, AVIA 355-33 provides optimal beam position stability over lifetime. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

SonaCare Medical to Introduce Two New HIFU Products at the European Association of Urology (EAU) Congress

March 22, 2013

New Products Build on Growing Adoption of SonaCare Medical HIFU Technologies Following a Record 230% Increase in International Sales and a 3X Expansion in International Distributors CHARLOTTE, N.C. - SonaCare Medical, LLC (SonaCare Medical), a leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technologies, will showcase two new HIFU products at the 28(th) annual European... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Services

St. Louis Metallizing to Feature Robotic Thermal Spraying and Laser Cladding Technology at FABTECH 2012

November 21, 2012

SLM utilizes ABB robots to achieve the ultimate in precision, repeatability and speed in spraying parts that vary widely in size and complexity <4444>AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - St. Louis Metallizing (SLM) will feature its thermal spray and laser cladding technology at FABTECH 2012, November 12-14 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (Booth # N-2315). For over 60 years SLM has been applying metal and... Read More

Optics & Photonics

LIMO Brings Laser Light in Line

November 12, 2012

High power diode laser line generator checks solar cells<4444>When a boss tries to bring his employees "in line", he wants them to share a single strategy. Instead of people, LIMO has arranged a high power laser diode in line when creating its new line generator. Compared to point-like editing, this technology benefits from an increased throughput and better quality. <4444>"Anybody trying to... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Laser Line Generators provide output power up to 200 mW.

July 24, 2012

Intended for machine vision systems that utilize 3D triangulation, StingRay Line Generators mate diode laser with electronics and refractive optics. Units also incorporate optional diffractive elements for creating complex output patterns. Operating at key wavelengths throughout 450-1,550 nm spectral range, StingRay lasers feature line intensity non-uniformity down to ±5%. External user focusable optics enable laser line to be precisely optimized for exact distance over which it is projected. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Jenoptik Presents Its Laser Processing Equipment for the Efficient Solar Cell Processing at the SNEC 2012

May 24, 2012

Jenoptik's Lasers & Material Processing division displays its laser sources and laser machines for innovative and efficient photovoltaic production on the Asian market. To be seen at the trade fair SNEC 2012, booth E4-275, Shanghai New International Expo Center, Shanghai, China from May 16 to 18, 2012.<4444>"We are pleased to present our laser processing equipment to the Asian prospects at the... Read More