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Laser: clean cuts with ultrashort pulses

Interview with D. Eng. Benjamin Schöps, Managing Director, femtos GmbH

Ever-smaller medical devices with fine structures also necessitate ever more precise production processes. Lasers are used when mechanical machining processes are not precise enough. And manufacturers can cut sharply with ultrashort pulse lasers where conventional lasers are too inaccurate.

01/04/2016

Photo: Dr.-Ing. Benjamin Schöps

Dr.-Ing. Benjamin Schöps; ©Yuriy Ogarkov

Photo: Coronary atery stent

The struts and walls of coronary artery and neurovascular stents are becoming increasingly finer. They have to be cut with ultrashort pulse lasers if their measurements fall below certain dimensions; ©panthermedia.net/Sonja Wittke

Photo: Timo Roth; Copyright: B. Frommann

© B. Frommann