• Enabling scientific discovery
  • Fiber lasers for industry

Applications

Ultrafast fibre lasers can be found in a wide range of markets with diverse applications.

Supercontinuum Lasers High-Energy Lasers Picosecond Lasers Femtosecond Fiber Lasers UVPower Lasers
Biomedical Study yes no no yes no
Micromachining no yes no no no
Instrumentation yes no yes yes yes
Fundemental Studies yes no yes yes yes
Medical no yes no yes no
Defence & Security no no no yes no

Application Notes

Surface Structuring Materials with Picosecond High-Energy Lasers for Microprocessing

“Conventional laser processing of many bulk materials, such as metals and semiconductors, often leads to significant heat-related effects such as melting, material splatter, and recast.”

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Machining Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics with Picosecond High-Energy Lasers

“Carbon fiber composites are a growing material of interest for a number of large industrial markets, and they will continue to find more applications in the future.”

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Laser Microprocessing of Transparent Materials with a Visible or IR Picosecond Fiber Laser

“Processing transparent materials often requires undesirable UV illumination, but the ultra-high peak power of Fianium's ultrafast fiber lasers provide a capability of enhanced visible and IR energy absorption through nonlinear effects.”

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Picosecond Pulsewidths Provide Improvements to Thin Film Microprocessing

“Thin film scribing and patterning are applications particularly well suited for picosecond lasers.”

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Laser Scribing of Sapphire Wafers and Display Glass with a Picosecond Fiber Laser

“Laser scribing and dicing of extremely hard transparent materials such as display glass and sapphire wafers is a growing application space for laser microprocessing.”

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Patterning Silicon Nitride Anti-Reflection Coatings on Crystalline-Silicon Solar Cells Using a High-Energy Picosecond Fiber Laser Pulsed Fiber Laser

“Picosecond fiber lasers provide a combination of reliability and ultra-high peak power, which makes them the ideal tool for industrial scribing of silicon nitride thin films on crystalline-silicon (c-Si) photovoltaic (PV) devices.”

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Scribing and Patterning of Transparent Conducting Oxides with a High Energy Picosecond Fiber Laser

“Picosecond lasers provide ultra-high peak power and large pulse energy, which makes them the ideal tools for scribing and patterning transparent conducting oxides (TCOs) like fluorine-doped tin oxide (FTO) and indium tin oxide (ITO).”

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Thin-Film Photovoltaic P1 Scribing of Molybdenum with a High Energy Picosecond Pulsed Fiber Laser

“Picosecond lasers provide ultra-high peak power and large pulse energy, which makes them the ideal tools for scribing thin-film photovoltaic (PV) devices.”

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Amorphous-Silicon Thin-Film Photovoltaic P2 and P3 Scribing Using a High-Energy Picosecond Pulsed Fiber Laser

“Picosecond fiber lasers provide a combination of reliability and ultra-high peak power, which makes them the ideal tool for P2 and P3 industrial scribing of amorphous-Si thin-film photovoltaic devices.”

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Thin-film PV Scribing Using a High-Energy Picosecond Pulsed Fiber Laser

“Thin-film photovoltaic (PV) fabrication is a demanding industrial process. For these devices to be cost-competitive, high-throughput and quality must be coupled with low startup and maintenance cost. Maintenance-free high-energy picosecond fiber lasers offer a means to produce high quality P1, P2, and P3 scribes of thin-film PV devices at rates exceeding 5000 mm/s and with a relatively low cost of ownership.”

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