Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT

LASER World of PHOTONICS 2017

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EHLA Process Was Awarded the Joseph von Fraunhofer Prize 2017

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World´s largest SLM-plant in Aachen

On June 1, Fraunhofer ILT and Aachen University of Applied Sciences opened the world´s largest SLM-plant at the Aachen Center for 3D Printing. Concept Laser’s new XLine 2000R selective laser melting system opens up new possibilities for the Scientists in Research and Development of Prototypes.

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Transparent High-Performance Ceramics for Mobile Electronic Devices

At the »CeGaFlex« project, five Fraunhofer Institutes develop wafer-thin, transparent and flexible ceramics for tomorrow's mobile electronic devices

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Atomic precision

Technologies for the next-but-one generation of microchips

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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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19.9.2017

Laser in Composites Symposium

In collaboration with the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) experts are presenting latest developments and state of the art applications in laser processing of composite materials.

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19.9.2017

3D Valley Conference 2017

The 3D Valley Conference from September 27-28, 2017 focuses on industrial applications, shows new developments in processes, integrated process chains and innovative business models in the field of additive manufacturing.

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19.9.2017

“Laser in Composites Symposium” in Aachen – from Science to Application

Lightweight components made of fiber-reinforced plastics are becoming more and more important for a wide variety of industries, especially in automotive engineering and aviation. Accordingly, the need for efficient manufacturing and processing methods for these composites is increasing. The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT invites interested parties to the first “Laser in Composites Symposium” in Aachen on November 22, 2017 in collaboration with the experts of the Aachen Center for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL). Here, experts will inform industrial users in lectures and guided tours about the latest developments and state-of-the-art applications in laser material processing of fiber-reinforced plastics. The symposium will also provide a forum for a mutual exchange between research and industry.

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13.9.2017

Open call for applications for the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2018 – closing date January 15, 2018

The Innovation Award Laser Technology is a European research and technology prize provided with 10.000 Euro prize money and awarded at 2-yearly intervals jointly by the associations Arbeitskreis Lasertechnik e.V. and the European Laser Institute ELI in recognition of outstandingly innovative work in the field of laser technology. The call for proposals is open. Closing date for applications is January 15, 2018. Application instructions and information for online-submission can be downloaded at www.innovation-award-laser.org. The official presentation of the award will take place in Aachen´s town hall on May 2, 2018 at the International Laser Technology Congress AKL´18 (www.lasercongress.org ).

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