Optics/​Photonics

Surgical Lasers

Surgical lasers produce highly focused beams of light with specific wavelengths to perform various surgical procedures. Browse expertise to learn about various types of lasers, including carbon dioxide, Nd:YAG, Er:YAG, argon, diode, and Holmium.

35
65
0
0
30
Products: Photonics/Optics
Video Spotlight on Products and Services
See which products and services the video spotlight is on, including a static testing system from Instron, the SIGMA Laser Stent and Tube Cutting System, medical micro molding services from AccuMold, sterilization solutions and lab testing and advisory services from Sotera Health, electric linear actuators from Thomson, nitinol components from Confluent Medical, and Interpower's power cords.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Optical parametric oscillator (OPO) lasers test optical fibers and components to characterize the spectral response of optical components. Now, these tunable pulsed lasers are being used to facilitate a range of tests at different wavelengths to qualify and quantify the performance of optical components such as fiber optic strands, filters, lenses, and coated mirrors.
Feature Image
Products: Materials
See the new products and services, including precision injection molding from Medbio; Covestro's Makrolon 3638 polycarbonate; laser processing systems from Amada Weld Tech; biocompatible adhesives, sealants, and potting materials from EpoxySet; brushless ECX speed motors from maxon; and more.
Feature Image
Features: Materials
As mass spectrometry technology continues to evolve, so will the applications that can benefit from this important tool.
Feature Image
Tech Talks: Photonics/Optics
Feature Image

As humans live increasingly longer lives, medical technology is improving the quality of those lives. To combat the rise in ailments such as obesity and cardiovascular disease that accompany longer...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The range of laser applications in the field of medicine and aesthetics in medicine is vast and varied.
Feature Image
R&D: Medical

Engineers have created a deep-ultraviolet (UV) laser using semiconductor materials that show great promise for improving the use of UV light for sterilizing medical tools, among other applications....

Feature Image
Special Reports: Medical
Document cover
Medical Robotics - April 2022

Novel biosensors set to revolutionize brain-controlled robotics...micro-robots propelled by air bubbles...a smart artificial hand...major advances in exoskeleton technology. These are just a few of the medical...

R&D: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Researchers have succeeded in moving tiny amounts of liquid at will by remotely heating water over a metal film with a laser.
Feature Image
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Weld monitors, fiber markers, new cleanrooms, and more
Feature Image
Briefs: Design
Light-based methods open many opportunities for medical applications.
Feature Image
Products: Test & Measurement
Trackers, interferometers, laser sensors, and more.
Feature Image
Products: Electronics & Computers
Power entry modules, application processors, proximity testing services, and more.
Feature Image
Technology Leaders: Medical
Single-use surgical instruments designed to be disposed or recycled following use offer many benefits over reusable products.
Feature Image
Products: Medical
See what Hierarchical Surface Restructuring (HSR™) can do to an electrode.
Feature Image
Products: Connectivity
Medical-grade power adapters, fume hoods, image sensors, and more.
Feature Image
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Unique device identifiers, or UDIs, enable better reporting, reviewing, and analyzing of adverse events.
Feature Image
Special Reports: Robotics, Automation & Control
Document cover
Medical Robotics - September 2021

Self-propelled nanobots that deliver drugs inside the human body...novel sensors that improve the safety and precision of industrial robots...a dynamic hydrogel material that makes building soft robotic...

Briefs: Test & Measurement
The device combines near infrared light, time resolved spectroscopy, and diffuse correlation spectroscopy.
Feature Image
Features: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Pulse Technologies has developed a patented technology that uses ultrashort pulse lasers to restructure surfaces in electrode materials and implantables.
Feature Image
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A novel system can print biological tissue in just 30 seconds.
Feature Image
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Laser systems, engraving machines, flux-core wires, and more.
Feature Image
Products: Energy
Curable adhesives, thermoelectric coolers, DC power supplies, and more.
Feature Image
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Changing the shape of the blade will expand the possibilities of using the laser in medicine.
Feature Image
Products: Data Acquisition
Auto-injectors, transmitters, laser scanners, and more.
Feature Image
Briefs: Photonics/Optics

In a major step toward developing portable scanners that can rapidly measure molecules in pharmaceuticals or classify tissue in patients’ skin, researchers have...

Feature Image
R&D: Semiconductors & ICs

Researchers have demonstrated that a long-elusive kind of laser diode based on organic semiconductors is indeed possible, paving the way for the further expansion of lasers in applications such as...

Feature Image
Features: Electronics & Computers

For many high-power RF applications, the “Q factor” of embedded capacitors is one of the most important characteristics in the design of circuits. This includes products such as cellular/telecom...

Feature Image
Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Particle accelerators are usually large and costly, but that will soon change if researchers have their way. The Accelerator on a Chip International Program (AChIP), funded by the Gordon and...

Feature Image

Ask the Expert

Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components
Feature Image

Improving extruded components requires careful attention to a number of factors, including dimensional tolerance, material selection, and processing. Trelleborg’s Dan Sanchez provides detailed insights into each of these considerations to help you advance your device innovations while reducing costs and speeding time to market.

Inside Story

Inside Story: Selecting and Implementing Automation Solutions
Feature Image

To find out more about selecting and implementing automation solutions, MDB recently spoke with Dave McMorrow, Technical Director, MMT Automation and Michael Wall, Technical Director, Somex Automation, an MMT company.

Videos