Matthew Dale reports from the AKL International Laser Technology Congress, in Aachen, Germany, in May, where the potential for additive manufacturing in series production was high on the agenda
Coherent has made its first investment in the metal additive manufacturing market, with the acquisition of OR Laser, a German-based firm that has developed an affordable 3D metal printer designed for SMEs
With today’s groundbreaking, GE (NYSE: GE) and Concept Laser lay the foundation for a new facility in Lichtenfels, Germany
Zeiss is constructing a new innovation hub at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), which will host companies such as Nanoscribe as well as high-tech and digital start-ups, to promote sronger links between industry and science
Nanoscribe has developed a one-step 3D printing system capable of producing a broad range of micro-optical components
A study involving a parrot flying through a laser sheet has led to researchers demonstrating, for the first time, that the strong vortices left behind as animals fly are broken down as the bird flaps its wings. The conclusions of the research challenge three well-accepted theories for calculating lift.