TITLE

Modern Vikings conquer with photons

AUTHOR(S)
Kaplan, Alexander F. H.
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Industrial Laser Solutions;May2006, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the development of the laser industry in Sweden. The first laser machines in the country was three high-power laser system that was installed in 1979. After the installation, more laser systems came in. By 2006, laser systems in the country has reached to more than 500 carbon dioxide lasers and 100 Nd:YAG lasers. The Volvo Car Corp. has initiated laser implementation in the country. The laser sector has further gotten support from the Swedish industrial laser association.
ACCESSION #
20970348

 

Related Articles

  • Embedded optical processing.  // Military & Aerospace Electronics;May2011, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p44 

    The article reports that embedded optical processing technology companies are advancing optical computing technology that embedded computer components communicate via integrated lasers, rather than traditional copper connections.

  • Staying at the cutting edge. Belleville, Laureen // Industrial Laser Solutions;Mar2005, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p19 

    The article focuses on the new technology incorporated by Muza Metal Products to better serve its customers. The company's early work included a significant amount of HVAC and sheet metal products, which then evolved into hard tool stamping. In the early 1980s it started focusing on soft...

  • The bottom line: laser safety standards protect profits. Baker, Peter // Laser Focus World;Sep2008, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p55 

    The article reflects on the impact of rising demand of laser products in the U.S. Eventhough lasers are advantageous to the industry because it increase profits of companies, but it fail to assess its safety. The author mentions that these experts should not be blinded by the profits they...

  • Room-temperature continuous-wave quantum-well laser emits single-mode beam at 3019 nm.  // Laser Focus World;Jul2008, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p13 

    The article reports on the development of a gallium indium arsenide antimonide-based quantum-well laser by the researchers at the Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany. It operates at room temperature, emitting a single-mode continuous-wave beam at a record-long wavelength of...

  • Material witness: Fab DIY. Ball, Philip // Nature Materials;May2005, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p365 

    Focuses on the development of desktop fabrication systems in the U.S. Purpose of the fabrication systems; Incorporation of cutting tools such as lasers and jets of abrasives; Integration of the systems with standard microprocessor components for making controllers and sensors.

  • Me seeing him, seeing me, seeing him. Belforte, David A. // Industrial Laser Solutions;Sep2004, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p40 

    Presents an author's experience while visiting laser system manufacturers in South Korea. Discussion on his trip to the Korean Demilitarized Zone; Identification of industrial manufacturing as the wedge to crack the North Korean isolationist mentality; Recognition of the South Korean...

  • Finding the right laser marker. Sheriff, Gary // Industrial Laser Solutions;Nov2008, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p22 

    The article discusses the developments in the laser industry. It mentions that YAG-type lasers, which was developed in 1970s, are high in demand in numerous industries during 1990s. However, when the diode pumping technology improved and became more prevalent in the 1990s, diode-pumped lasers...

  • Defining a laser system. Weis, Steven D. // Industrial Laser Solutions;Apr2007, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p15 

    The article discusses the strategy on how to specify a laser system. It is stated that the success of the system begins with the parts, how they are designed, and their joining application that is best suited for the application. Furthermore, the most common maintenance provided by the systems...

  • Inside Laser Focus October 1965.  // Laser Focus World;Oct2005, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p55 

    The article features the October 1965 issue of the magazine "Laser Focus World". "Another Gemini 5 laser experiment?"; "The laser as an industrial tool"; :Laser microwelding system handles production runs"; "Laser used in thermonuclear research interferometer"; "Metal plasma tube ups ion laser...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics