Blink and you'll miss it

Blackman, Greg
April 2012
Electro Optics;Apr2012, Issue 222, p20
The article discusses the benefits of ultrafast lasers and the advantages that femtosecond lasers provide over picosecond devices. It notes that semiconductor-related sectors and micro-electronics are potential markets for ultrafast laser technology due to high precision requirements. It cites the advantage of minimal post-processing requirement with ultrafast lasers. Others argue that output power is one factor that makes picosecond lasers more suited to industrial processing than femtolasers. INSET: ULTRAFAST OPTICS.


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