Geoff Shannon

Geoff Shannon is the laser technology manager at Miyachi Unitek Corporation, 1820 South Myrtle Avenue, Monrovia, CA 91016, 626-303-5676,,

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Cold Machining with Ultrafast Lasers

Femtosecond and picosecond laser systems produce high quality small features with high dimensional accuracy, with minimal burring and debris that reduces or eliminates post processing. However, these systems are expensive, so choose the laser and system wisely. Here are some things to consider.

Nd:YAG or Fiber Laser Micro Welding?

There are a number of choices for laser for micro welding. Here are the factors to consider why and when one laser might be chosen over another, and how to select the best option for your specific application.

What You Must Know About Single Mode Fiber Laser Markers

The single mode fiber laser marker has best-in-class beam quality that translates to fine marking capabilities plus effective micromachining for drilling, cutting, scribing, ablation for a variety of applications. 

Micromachining of Metals Cheaper, Faster with New Laser Technology

Advances in single mode fiber laser marking technology with superior beam quality can now replace traditional EDM or other micromachining equipment.

Laser Beam Delivery and Focusing Optics

Some tips and best practices for maintaining a high production yield in micro welding.

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