High Power Industrial Laser Research at Swinburne
Assoc Prof Milan Brandt
Industrial Research Institute Swinburne (IRIS), Swinburne University of Technology
3.30pm, Friday 29 June 2001, Seminar Room (AR103), Graduate Research School
A high power industrial laser research laboratory has been established at IRIS to conduct research
and teaching in the area of high power laser processing and precision manufacturing. It was established after the arrival of
Milan Brandt at IRIS at the beginning of 1999 and is unique in the Australian academic environment and one of only two such
facilities in Australia. The laboratory is funded by the Chancellery Strategic Initiatives Program, as well as grants from
the CRC IMST, CRC CAST, ARC and industry. It complements the excimer and femtosecond laser facilities at IRIS and Optronics
and Laser Laboratories at Swinburne University respectively.
A number of projects have been initiated in the areas of laser welding, cladding, cutting and sensor
development and the presentation will give an overview of the facility and present some of the results obtained to date.
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