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Cool application: lasers for ice-breaking?
Speaking in the company's latest investor conference call, IPG's CEO Valentin Gapontsev reported customer interest in the use of high-power fiber lasers to help ships cut through Arctic ice sheets. Shown here is Russia's nuclear icebreaker called "Yamal". Credit: Wikipedia Commons.
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