Coherent boosts ultrafast lasers expertise with acquisition of Lumera Laser GmbH

SANTA CLARA, Calif., 2 Jan. 2013. Industrial and military laser specialist Coherent Inc. in Santa Clara, Calif., has acquired Lumera Laser GmbH in Kaiserslautern, Germany, which manufactures ultrafast lasers for micro-electronics, and precision materials processing.

Jan 2nd, 2013
Coherent boosts ultrafast lasers expertise with acquisition of Lumera Laser GmbH
Coherent boosts ultrafast lasers expertise with acquisition of Lumera Laser GmbH

SANTA CLARA, Calif., 2 Jan. 2013. Industrial and military laser specialist Coherent Inc. in Santa Clara, Calif., has acquired Lumera Laser GmbH in Kaiserslautern, Germany, which manufactures ultrafast lasers for micro-electronics, electro-optics, and precision materials processing.

The acquisition broadens Coherent's existing portfolio of industrial ultrafast lasers, and will play a central role in the expansion of Coherent's ultrafast products, company officials say.

Lumera makes rapid and hyper-rapid picosecond products in such applications as specialty marking & engraving, photovoltaic manufacturing, glass cutting, and LED scribing.

Coherent provides photonics based solutions to the commercial and scientific research markets. For more information contact Coherent online at www.coherent.com.

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