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A Guide to Femtosecond Lasers

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An abundance of distinct laser technologies exist today, but each type is built on early research in light-amplification by stimulated emission of radiation (laser). This ground-breaking technology is now characterized by two distinct modes of operat…

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Eliminating the Heat-Affected Zone

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Eliminating the Heat-Affected Zone

Heat is energy transfer from one location to others. How much and how quickly the energy is transferred is determined by the material’s properties: thermal conductivity, heat diffusivity, etc. Generally, metals h…

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Benefits of FCPA Glass Welding

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Chirped pulse amplification (CPA) is a Nobel-prize winning technology that was first developed in the 1980s, but it was not acknowledged by the Nobel committee until 2018. Almost forty years have been spent commercializing this technology, and it now…

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