Laser material processing

CANUNDA-HP: a standard configuration with multiple possibilities?

The CANUNDA-HP laser welding head has demonstrated its benefits under design operating conditions: beam quality, robustness, ease of integration, etc. But what happens when you push the system...
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Laser material processing

Why should you choose the MPLC for your laser beam welding process?

After having looked at the various conventional welding methods, we introduced the advantages of beam shaping for the laser process in the previous article. So, what are these various techniques,...
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Laser material processing - May 20, 2021

Why should you choose the MPLC for your laser beam welding process?

After having looked at the various conventional welding methods, we introduced the advantages of beam shaping for the laser process in the previous article. So, what are these various techniques, and what can they really...
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8 min read
Laser material processing - May 11, 2021

Laser welding: what solutions can respond to industrial challenges?

In the first article we looked at conventional welding techniques, now let's focus on lasers. This technique, which was developed at the end of the 20th century, has many advantages. What are its current applications? What...
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Laser material processing - May 6, 2021

Welding: from arc to beam, evolution and revolution

From the "Petit Chien à Bélière" pendant – one of the first known examples of the permanent joining of metal parts – to new welding techniques using high energy density beams, metal welding processes have come a long way since...
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Laser machining processes - Mar 23, 2021

Shiny chocolate, black gold, and other oddities

What do the wings of the Morpho butterfly, the feathers of some hummingbirds, and lotus leaves have in common? Microscopic periodic structures give them special optical, chemical or mechanical properties. It is known as...
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Incoherent combining - Mar 8, 2021

Is it really possible to achieve incoherent beam combining with optimal output quality?

In Star Wars, the Death Star was George Lucas' idea of how several lasers could be combined to form a single, more powerful output beam. In this article, we invite you to discover Cailabs' innovative method of incoherent beam...
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Bessel beams - Jan 28, 2021

A laser needle to observe microscopic objects

Bessel beams are "needles" of light formed by the interference of a laser beam with a conical-phase (Fig. 1). They have many applications in both research and industry. In particular, they are used for machining transparent...
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Spatial division multiplexing (SDM) - Dec 15, 2020

Why is MPLC the best Space Division Multiplexing technique?

Have you heard about this revolutionary new technique that allows information to be encoded in independent shape of light inside an optical fiber? Read on for an insight into Space Division Multiplexing (SDM). 
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Cabling infrastructure - Nov 30, 2020

How do the French Armed Forces accelerate their digital transformation with AROONA?

Information systems are a core element of France's military capability. Any changes to these systems must be carried out with the utmost caution by a reliable source. So, how does the French Joint-Forces Directorate of...
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Laser material processing - Oct 9, 2020

Why switch to reflective technology to generate Bessel beams?

Glass cutting, especially for smartphone screens, requires high precision. Ultrashort laser machining using a Bessel beam allows quality improvement of machining, as well as their efficiency. It also allows complex cuttings...
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