Superhydrophobic and Superhydrophilic Functionalization of Engineering Surfaces by Laser Texturing

By Suwas Nikumb, Peter Serles, and Evgueni Bordatchev As seen in ICALEO 2017 and LIA TODAY   Nature is a bountiful source of inspiration to advance innovative surface functionalities, processes, and technologies for engineering materials. For example, the super-hydrophobic surface characteristic of the lotus leaf can be recreated by mimicking the microstructure and surface energy […]

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Laser direct writing: An effective approach to flexible hybrid electronics

As featured in the LIA TODAY and ICALEO 2017 By Jinguang Cai and Akira Watanabe The development of miniaturized portable and wearable electronic devices has attracted worldwide research attention, due to their increasing integration with human daily life. Different from traditional electronic devices on “hard” boards, such devices should be soft and flexible. A concept […]

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Milan Brandt Reflects on 2018 and the Future of LIA and Laser Materials Processing

ORLANDO, Fla. (PRWEB) December 28, 2018 The Laser Institute of America’s (LIA) latest edition of the LIA Today, a bi-monthly newsletter discussing latest laser industry news, featured a farewell message from Milan Brandt discussing his presidency and the milestones the professional society have achieved over the last year. “As I come to the end of my […]

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LIA Offers Sneak Peek at Upcoming Fall Super Conference

The Laser Institute of America (LIA) is announcing what to expect this fall at their annual conference. ORLANDO, Fla. (PRWEB) December 30, 2018 The Laser Institute of America (LIA) is announcing what to expect this fall at their annual conference. The four-day event will represent the following industry sectors on each day of the event: […]

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