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Technological Advances in High-Dynamic Laser Processing to Improve Process Throughput and Increase Part Quality

Photonics Spectra LASER webinar web graphic 12.2022

About the Webinar

High-volume manufacturing of products such as smartphones, medical devices, and semiconductors all require laser processing during the manufacturing process. Industry and consumer demand for smaller, faster, and cheaper products add to the complexity of the process and the increasing cost pressures felt by manufacturers. As a result, laser processing speed and tighter dimensional specifications are always in conflict.


There have been significant advancements in the electronics, software, and hardware for laser scan heads used to perform these processes. This presentation covers advancements in the capabilities of multiaxis laser scan heads and precision automation controls used to address these challenges.


***This presentation premiered during the 2023 Photonics Spectra Conference. For more information on Photonics Media conferences, visit


Bryan Germann is a product manager at Aerotech, with a focus on light manipulation products, including Aerotech’s AGV laser scan heads and associated Automation1 drives and software control features. He has hands-on experience designing, project managing and product management and managing the production of of high-precision motion control and automation machinery and products. Germann received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of South Carolina. He holds 17 U.S. and international patents.