Coherent Passes 50,000 Laser Milestone for “Sapphire” OPSLs

Coherent has now passed the milestone of 50,000 units shipped for the company’s “Sapphire” family of compact CW visible lasers.

Automated and Robot Guided CFRP Cleaning with a Compact Excimer Laser

Carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRPs) are composite materials that offer a unique and highly desirable combination of physical strength and light weight. During processing, the residue on surfaces has to be removed. Various mechanical and chemical methods have been explored for the removal of these surface contaminations, but unfortunately, each of these methods has its own drawbacks.