Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT

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Innovation Award Laser Technology 2016

Dr. Ir. Armand Pruijmboom, Philips GmbH Photonics Aachen: Prize Winner of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2016

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2nd »Conference on Laser Polishing« LaP 2016

Fraunhofer ILT presents latest developments for laser polishing of glass and metal at the 2nd »Conference on Laser Polishing« on April 26 and 27 in Aachen

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SLM with optimized processing technique and new materials

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International Laser Technology Congress AKL’16

April 27-29, 2016: Experience Laser Technology Live in Europe´s Largest Laser Application Center!

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Special Exhibit »LIGHT«

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Our Technology Focus

Lasers and Optics

This technology field focuses on developing innovative laser beam sources and high quality optical components and systems.

Laser Material Processing

Among the many manufacturing processes in the technology field Laser Materials Processing, cutting and joining in micro and macro technology as well as surface processes count among its most important.

Medical Technology and Biophotonics

Together with partners from the Life Sciences, the technology field Medical Technology and Biophotonics opens up new areas of applications for lasers in therapy and diagnostics as well as in microscopy and analytics.

Laser Measurement Technology and EUV Technology

The focus of the technology field Laser Measurement Technology and EUV Technology lies in manufacturing measurement technology, materials analysis, identification and analysis technology in the areas of recycling and raw materials, measurement and test engineering for environment and security, as well as the use of EUV technology.

Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT

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52074 Aachen

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27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT

Dr. Ir. Armand Pruijmboom, Philips GmbH Photonics Aachen: Prize Winner of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2016

The Innovation Award Laser Technology 2016, initiated by the associations Arbeitskreis Lasertechnik e.V. and the European Laser Institute ELI and provided with 10 000 € prize money, has been conferred to Dr. Ir. Armand Pruijmboom, General Manager of Philips GmbH Photonics Aachen on 27th April 2016 in Aachen´s town hall. Dr. Ir. Armand Pruijmboom and his team have got the first place in the open prize competition with the innovation VCSEL arrays: A novel high-power laser technology for "digital thermal processing". The jury composed by ten international experts has selected 3 outstanding finalists among the 15 submitted applications. In the historical ambience of the »Coronation Hall« around 320 guests attended the awarding ceremony.

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15 Apr 2016 11:00:00 GMT

Cost efficient Diode Lasers for Industrial Applications

The »Brilliant Industrial Diode Lasers« (BRIDLE) project has been finished successfully after 42 months of intense research activities. BRIDLE was made possible by funding from the European Commission within the seventh framework program. The seven project partners finished their work at the end of February 2016. The project was coordinated by »DILAS Diodenlaser GmbH« (Germany). The other project partners are located in Germany, UK, Switzerland, France and Finland. BRIDLE targeted a major increase in the achievable brilliance in direct diode laser systems, based on advances in diode laser and beam -combining technology. Throughout, the highest conversion was sought as was compatibility with low cost, volume manufacture.

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04 Apr 2016 12:00:00 GMT

Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing – 16 new partner companies approve ambitious network program for 2016

The Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing (ACAM) was founded in 2015 by a number of the city’s institutes and technology-oriented enterprises, and its network concept has really caught on. Even at this set-up stage, companies from Germany, Austria, Japan and Switzerland have already decided to participate. At the first meeting of partners, they joined representatives of the six institutes and campus-based enterprises involved in the ACAM network in approving an ambitious program for 2016: six research projects and twelve seminars.

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31 Mar 2016 09:00:00 GMT

Fast, personalized therapy choices through light-based cell sorting

Cells and biomolecules circulating in our blood carry diagnostic information that, when analyzed, present a key for highly effective tailored therapy concepts. In order to unlock this information, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT have developed AnaLighter, a microchip-based sorter. It uses light to detect clinically relevant cells in a blood sample and then carefully isolates them for further analysis. AnaLighter will be presented for the first time at Medtec 2016 in Stuttgart.

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