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  • CO2 Laser
    • Everlase S51 by Coherent
    • 1.5 kW (continuous)
  • CNC turret-lathe
    • 30hp spindle, NUM1060 controller
    • beam guides and laser optics integrated
  • Direct Diode Laser
    • Nuvonyx, 4.0 kW, 800 nm
    • 0.5 x 12 mm minimum spot size
    • 8 x 12 mm spot size
  • Nd:YAG nano-second pulsed laser
    • Continuum Surelite III, 10W, 10Hz, 6ns
    • 266nm, 355nm, 532nm, 1064nm
  • Nd:YVO4 pico-second laser
    • Lumera, 2W, 500kHz, 10 ps
    • 532 nm, 1064 nm
  • Laser-assisted micromachining system
    • 90,000 rpm Precise high speed spindle
    • Aerotech precision positioning table
    • 250W IPG Photonics fiber laser
  • Optomec LENS750
    • 500W IPG Photonics fiber laser
    • 12"x12"x12" work volume
    • Two powder feeders
  • Femto second laser
    • Spectra Physics, Spitfire Pro
    • up to 1 mJ, 800nm, 1 kHz, 100 fs
    • Tsunami Ti:Sapphire
  • High power fiber laser
    • IPG Photonics, Ytterbium Fiber Laser System, 1kW
    • YLS1000, CW, QCW, SM
    • 1070-1080 nm.
  • Nd:YAG laser
    • US Laser, 1 kW, 1064 nm, continuous
    • fiber optic beam delivery with a multiplexing box
  • Diode pumped solid state laser
    • Northrop Grumman-diode pumped solid state laser
    • Q-switched
    • 500 W, 400 Hz, 0.15 ms, 1064 nm.
  • Scanning Electron Microscope
    • JEOL T330
  • Laser Scanner
    • ScanLab hurrySCAN 10
  • Precision 3-axis nano positioning system
    • ANT130-060-XY-25DU-XYZ
    • ANT130-5-V-25DU
    • A32000 CNC control
  • Precision 3-axis positioning system
    • Aerotech ATS-100-200 series
    • A3200 CNC control
  • Panasonic Robot
    • Six axis plus a rotary indexer (7 axis)
    • CNC control with laser power
  • Gantry 5-axis positioning system
    • Aerotech precision positioning table (5 axis)
    • Precitec YC-50 cladding head
    • CNC control
    • Precise high speed spindle (40 krpm)
  • 3-component dynamometer
  • Powder feeder
    • Sulzer Metco
    • feedback controlled
  • Infrared imaging system
    • FLIR SC3000
    • measures temperature between -40C ~ 1500C
    • 60 frames /second 
  • Beam Profiler
    • Spiricon
    • 11 frames /second 
  • Intensified CCD camera
    • Princeton Instrument
    • PI-Max with Unigen-II
  • Spectrometer
    • HORIBA Jobin Yvon
    • iHR550 f/6.4
  • Laser pyrometer
    • PyroFibre model 865 by The Pyrometer Instrument Co., Inc.
    • measures surface temperature and emissivity on-line
    • fiber-optic pyrometer, narrow band filter centered on 865nm
    • two fiber-optic channels and internal laser diode allows the unit to measure the surface emissivity (of diffuse surfaces) in-situ
  • Reflectivity calibration standard
  • Long-wavelength pyrometer
    • manufactured by Williamson Corp.
    • measures radiation between 11.3 and 14microns
    • can measure surface temperatures of zirconia ceramics
  • Blackbody radiation calibration source
  • PC-based data acquisition system
    • 3GHz Pentium PC
    • 8 differential analog channels
    • 2 digital channels
    • National Instruments Co. AT-MIO-16XE-50 DAQ board
    • LabView software by National Instruments Co.

 

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ANALYSIS

  • Surface profilometer (Surtronix)
  • Optical microscopes (Zeiss and Edmund Optics with a camera)
  • Dye-penetrant
  • Microhardness tester
  • Ultrasonic cleaner
  • Scanning electron microscope (JEOL T330)
  • Environmental scanning electron microscope
  • X-ray diffraction machine
  • Optical surface profilometer
  • Atomic Force Microscope

NUMERICAL MODELING

  • Abaqus
  • Fluent
  • Thermal modeling codes (cylindrical and prismatic)
  • Diffusion kinetics model code for laser hardening
  • Numerical hydrodynamic code for short-pulsed laser/material Interaction
  • Numerical multi-physics code for laser deposition processes
  • Microstructure prediction code for solidification processes
  • MD code for ultrashort laser ablation
  • MD code for multi-scale mechanics model
  • Two-temperature modeling code for ultra short laser ablation
  • Thirdwave AdventEdge
  • Clustered computing system (32 processors with 64 cores, Lynux)

 

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