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01 Jul 24
Makino and Fraunhofer ILT deploy EHLA to enhance additive manufacturing

Integrating EHLA3D in 5-axis CNC platform helps laser-process complex geometries.

06 Feb 24
Rochester scientists create laser-based ‘spark plug’ for fusion reactions

Group at Lab for Laser Energetics’ Omega Laser promises fusion at larger scale.

19 Oct 23
Advanced laser spectroscopy detects fake Covid vaccines

Consortium including University of Oxford, Agilent, World Health Organization, develops method to counter vaccine falsification.

29 Jun 23
LASER 2023: AI feedback predicts weld quality in real time

High-speed imaging and acoustic signals combine with neural networks to evaluate automated joining on the fly.

29 Jun 23
LASER 2023: optics promises autonomy for surgical robots

Full body scans of skin lesions, laser bone cutting, and craniotomies among the possibilities discussed at Munich technical forum.

29 Jun 23
LASER 2023: Infleqtion wins funding to develop optical atomic clock

UK division of global quantum technologies company makes announcement at World of Quantum.

28 Jun 23
LASER 2023: Lasers in manufacturing boosting industrial processes...

...and WLT Award presented for laser process improving lithium battery performance.

28 Jun 23
LASER 2023: supply chain targets e-mobility challenge

Industrial laser vendors, machine tool firms, and battery makers discuss the latest progress in Munich.

28 Jun 23
LASER 2023: TriEye uses Coherent edge-emitters for all-weather imager

Israeli startup has previously deployed VCSELs in its CMOS-based infrared imagers for cars and industrial robots.

27 Jun 23
LASER 2023: Photonics industries in Germany and worldwide ‘growing at 7%’

Industry group Spectaris “cautiously optimistic”, predicting steady growth through 2027, but skills shortage and supply chain problems persist.

27 Jun 23
LASER 2023: OCT and Raman combine for bladder cancer diagnosis

Early-stage trial of endoscopic probe shows good discrimination between tumors and normal tissue.

08 Jun 23
Trumpf to show how AI can make manufacturing more efficient

Presentation at LASER 2023 will highlight benefits of artificial intelligence in manufacturing.

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