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Laser-based additive manufacturing as a highlight in 2013
Additive laser manufacturing is supposed to usher in a new era in industrial series production. Get to know more about the current state of this new  technology, the processes and all benefits
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Lasers and Laser Systems for Production Engineering
Lasers and laser systems in industrial manufacturing have been the primary focus of LASER World of PHOTONICS since it was founded in 1973. As the world's largest trade fair for this application sector, it depicts the entire range of products and solutions: In 2011, 290 exhibitors presented products for use in various branches of industry and for various materials.

Exhibitors in the Production Engineering sector – broken down according to applications – are available here.
 
Program of events:
  • Lasers in Manufacturing (LiM) 2013 Conference

  • Application Panels
    • Photovoltaics and lasers
    • Latest applications for short-pulse laser systems
    • Laser-based additive manufacturing
    • Latest laser applications in automobile manufacturing
    • Photons in Production: Smart bricks for e-mobility
    • Laser applications in microtechnology
    • Solid-state lasers – Latest developments
    • High-power diode lasers and VCSELs
    • Beam shaping and guidance
  • Exhibitor lectures at the “Lasers and Laser Systems for Production Engineering” Photonics Forum, Hall C2
11th INTERNATIONAL LASER MARKETKPLACE (May 15, 2013, Conference room B32)
Illumination and Energy
New manufacturing techniques in photovoltaics and battery manufacturing, energy-saving lighting concepts, the use of renewable energy sources and improving energy efficiency are technological achievements that help to master the global challenges of generating and storing energy and protecting the environment. LASER World of PHOTONICS and the World of Photonics Congress deal with these topics with the latest product developments, application examples and lectures.

Exhibitors in the Illumination and Energy sector – broken down according to applications – are available here.
 
Program of events: 
  • Application Panels
    • Photovoltaics and lasers 
    • Photons in Production: Smart bricks for e-mobility
    • Solid-state laser sources 
    • Laser applications in microtechnology  

Biophotonics and Medical Engineering
Biophotonics has been indispensable in medicine and biotechnology for quite a while. As a driving force behind innovations and a key to the future, it is also vital to tapping new markets. Its applications, methods and techniques are the focus of exhibits in Hall B1. Exhibitors here present their products and solutions for spectroscopy, microscopy, imaging, therapy and manipulation techniques – and generate important momentum for an interdisciplinary exchange and future investment decisions.

All of the exhibitors in the Biophotonics and Medical Engineering sector are available here.
 
Program of events: 
  • Application Panels
    • Laser applications and optical diagnostics in ophthalmology 
    • Unmet needs in biophotonics technology
    • Lasers for analysis and imaging in biophotonics
    • Visions for future diagnostics: Endoscopy
    • Latest applications for short-pulse laser systems 
    • High-power diodes lasers and VCSELs  
  • Exhibition: Biophotonics as a key research sector, Hall B1, Stand B1.340  
  • Exhibitor lectures at the “Biophotonics and Medical Engineering” Photonics Forum, Hall B1