PhotonicsViews 3/2022

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Editorial

The universal laser machine: On the verge of a new era in laser technology

Prof. Dr. phil. nat. Thomas Graf (IFSW Univ. Stuttgart)

Contents: PhotonicsViews 3/2022

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News: PhotonicsViews 3/2022

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Products: PhotonicsViews 3/2022

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Communications: PhotonicsViews 3/2022

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Organizations & Initiatives: PhotonicsViews 3/2022

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Portrait

“Believe in yourself and your skills”
EPIC interview of Lynred‘s CTO, Pierre Jenouvrier

Jose Pozo (for EPIC)

  • Pages: 24-25
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Interview

Multiphoton microscopy – improved signal efficiency and better contrast with <50 fs pulses: Femtosecond fiber lasers get ready to shine as Hübner Photonics eyes ultrafast markets

  • Pages: 26-27
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Silicon Photonics

A photonic MEMS interposer to solve electronic and optical assembly challenges: Scalable production, enabling miniaturization and function combination

Jian Li, Andrzej Sielecki, Elena Beletkaia (all: Philips)

Laser Marking

Gravur.de breaks new ground in laser technology: New system to mark and engrave 3D surfaces in a single operation

Optogon Laser – Bornemann GmbH – ppw Handel

  • Pages: 32-34
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Preview

Electrifying lasers for the transformer industry: How CO2 laser sources are being used for paper cutting

BR TECHNOLOGIES / Luxinar Lasers

Laser Systems

Taming an articulated laser: Beam delivery over a wide spectral range is enabled by articulated arms that direct beams from the laser exit point to the end point, preserving the beam quality

Oren Aharon (Duma Optronics)

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Focus section: SLT 2022

Program of the Stuttgart Laser Technology Forum

  • Pages: 38-39
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Ultrashort-Pulse Lasers

Ultrafast laser applications in the kW-class: From drilling and cutting to surface structuring and micromilling

Daniel Holder, Manuel Henn, Alexander Peter, Sebastian Faas, Anne Feuer, Christian Freitag, Rudolf Weber, Volkher Onuseit, Thomas Graf (all: IFSW Univ. Stuttgart)

Fibers and Fiber Optics

Design, production, and characterization of specialty optical fibers at the IFSW: Hollow-core fibers for the delivery of high-brightness beams from ultrafast lasers

Christian Röhrer, Tim Kühlthau, Bowen Chen, Götz Kleem, Thomas Graf, Marwan Abdou Ahmed (all: IFSW Univ. Stuttgart)

Beam Shaping

Cutting glass with photons: Latest technology leaps due to beam shaping in laser materials processing

Max Kahmann, Myriam Kaiser, Jonas Kleiner, Tim Hesse, Daniel Flamm (all: TRUMPF)

Preview

X-ray emissions during laser machining of cylindrical microcomponents

Roswitha Giedl-Wagner, Thomas Lang (both: GFH)

Beam Shaping

Design of grating waveguide structures for pulsed laser systems: Strategy to maximize the production yield given special characteristics of the production process

Martin Rumpel (TGU MarTec Photonics), Frieder Beirow, Thomas Graf, Marwan Abdou Ahmed (all: IFSW Univ. Stuttgart)

Preview

Bionic technology analyzed precisely: Ultrahigh-speed camera used in complex fundamental research analyzing bionic joints with 300,000 frames per second

High Speed Vision / Max-Planck-Institut für Intelligente Systeme MPI-IS

Beam Shaping

Coherent beam combining – unlimited flexibility in laser material processing: An analysis of the effects of CBC on the laser welding process

Jonas Wagner, Artur Leis (both: IFSW Univ. Stuttgart), Nina Armon, Asaf Nissenbaum (both: Civan Lasers), Christian Hagenlocher, Julian Holland, Rudolf Weber, Thomas Graf (all: IFSW Univ. Stuttgart)

Calendar

Meetings: PhotonicsViews 3/2022

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Buyers' Guide

  • Pages: 69-71
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Index & Masthead

Company Index

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