Laser machining processes

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...
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Bessel beams

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...
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Sami Laroui

Sami Laroui, who holds Master’s degrees in materials science and innovation and entrepreneurship, joined Cailabs in 2018. As a pre-sales engineer, he contributes to the development and commercialization of innovative optical solutions, that optimize the quality and performance of laser machining processes.

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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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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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Laser material processing - Apr 29, 2019

How to improve an ultrashort-pulse laser process?

Laser beam shaping is the way to optimize microdrilling with ultrashort-pulse lasers, improving the accuracy, effectiveness and efficiency of the process for an industrial use.
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Laser material processing - Mar 21, 2019

Glass cutting using Bessel beams

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