Archive for the ‘Laser technology’ Category

Microfabrication Company Primoceler Unveils Laser-Based Glass Welding Machine

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Primoceler Inc., a Finnish microfabrication company specialising in glass welding and laser scribing, has announced its development of a new laser-based welding machine for microelectromechanical systems. Primoceler’s new machine produces an extremely small heat-affected zone during the hermetic sealing of sensitive components, improving manufacturing processes and expanding the potential for ...

Compamed: Fraunhofer ILT Presents Efficient Manufacturing of Microcomponents

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

It's that time of year again: Compamed (14 to 16 November) and Medica (14 to 17 November) will open their doors again next Wednesday in Düsseldorf, Germany. Compamed, the specialist trade fair for suppliers to the medical manufacturing market, will once again present a comprehensive spectrum of high-tech solutions for the medical ...

Fakuma: Treffert Demonstrates All Around Laser Marking

Friday, October 19th, 2012

At the international trade fair for plastics processing Fakuma in Friedrichshafen, Germany, Treffert debuted a laser system with a freely programmable six-axis robot for plastic marking and welding applications. The materials supplier develops masterbatches compatible with the laser-based welding and marking process. The company will hold live demonstrations through tomorrow, showing ...

Fakuma: LPKF Presents Laser Welding Systems for Precise Welding Geometries

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

At Fakuma taking place in Friedrichshafen, Germany next week, LPKF Laser & Electronics AG is going to present four laser welding systems that are suitable for medical technology applications. In microfluidics applications, hygiene, a particle-free environment and precise welding geometries are crucial for laser plastic welding of medical devices. According ...

Rapid Prototyping Tool Can Be Used for Microfluidic MEMS

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Resonetics has introduced the RapidX250 laser micromachining system, developed for universities and corporate research to fabricate microfluidic MEMS and medical devices in a rapid prototype fashion. Traditionally MEMS devices are fabricated by semiconductor lithography. The Rapidx250 uses a multiwavelength excimer laser (193 nm and 248 nm) to directly fabricate the structures ...

JK Lasers Launches High-Powered Fibre Laser

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

JK Lasers has introduced a high-powered 1kW fibre laser for a wide range of industrial cutting, welding and drilling applications. The high power enables the laser to be used for large medical devices with thick materials. It is especially suitable for the welding of medical devices such as pacemakers to ...

Sagentia at 25: Medical Innovation at the Speed of Light

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

[caption id="attachment_24530" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Robin Lee, Head of IP Exploitation and Technology, Sagentia"][/caption] Technology and product development company Sagentia celebrates its 25th anniversary in September 2011. Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, and operating an office in the other Cambridge across the pond (in Massachusetts, to be precise), the company has played a ...

Nanostructured Glass Optical Elements Could Slash Cost of Medical Imaging

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

[caption id="attachment_24339" align="alignleft" width="173" caption="An optical vortex converter."][/caption] Nanostructured glass that can permanently store data has been developed by researchers at the University of Southampton. The material has applications in optical manipulation and could significantly reduce the cost of medical imaging. Created by means of a femtosecond laser, the nanostructures change the ...

Laser Shining Helps Heal the Heart

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Using low-level therapeutic lasers in combination with bone marrow stem cells can reduce scarring following a heart attack. The noninvasive treatment developed by Professor Uri Oron at the Department of Zoology at Tel Aviv University’s George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences can reduce scarring by as much as 80% ...

Dilas Introduces New Diode Laser System Series with Extended Beam Quality

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Dilas Industrial Laser Systems, a division of Dilas Diodenlaser GmbH, has introduced a new diode laser system based on a diode laser module with an optical output power of 30 W CW and increased beam quality. The module is integrated into the COMPACT platform, the company's fiber-coupled turnkey diode laser ...

New Technology for Lab-on-Chip Applications Could Benefit Medical Diagnostics

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

A newly developed technology that uses a laser and electric fields to manipulate fluids and tiny particles has a range of potential applications, including medical diagnostics. The technology could produce innovative sensors and analytical devices for lab-on-chip applications, or miniature instruments that perform measurements normally requiring ...

Rofin and Raydiance Extends Partnership Agreement

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Rofin and Raydiance have extended their partnership agreement for an additional three years. The initial agreement, which started in June of 2010, was for one year. The collaboration between Rofin, a manufacturer of laser solutions for industrial material processing, and Raydiance, a developer of ultrafast laser technology, allows for the ...