Cut to the quick

Sell, Christopher
May 2005
Engineer (00137758);5/30/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7676, p29
Features the high-speed lasers being developed through academic-industrial collaboration led by the University of Manchester in Great Britain. Advantages of the lasers which offer better beam quality and power density over existing systems for deeper, faster cutting; Qualities of one of the lasers being tested which is claimed to be the world's highest power pulse laser; Potential industrial applications of the lasers which include the machining of materials such as carbon alloys.


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