Laser processing of organic materials

In the field of laser processing of organic materials the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) offers the following services:


Microstructuring of biomedical implants with an fs-Laser


Spiralschnitt in Metalllegierung. Bild: LZH

With short pulse lasers, the LZH can process almost all materials precisely in the micrometer range. With this laser, implants can be cut, drilled, selectively removed or structured with only little damage.

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Process development for laser microprocessing


Lasergenerierter Dünnfilmsensor auf einer Werkstückoberfläche. Bild: LZH

The LZH is examining whether laser-based processes can be used for microprocessing. Suitable processes can be optimized up to use in industry. Mainly ultrashort pulse lasers are used for this application.

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Process monitoring and documentation


Simulation zu Prozessemissionen (Schweißspritzer). Bild: LZH

The LZH develops individual strategies for monitoring laser processes. Together with the customers, these strategies are transferred into technical systems and tested in industrial environments. Furthermore, the LZH offers consulting for process optimization.

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Surface functionalization for biomedical and technical applications


The Industrial and Biomedical Optics Department offers the specific modification of surfaces of the most diverse materials in order to impart the desired properties for various biomedical and technical applications:

  • Wettability with liquids
  • Light absorption
  • Tribological properties
  • Biocompatibility

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Drilling and cutting of diverse materials


Ultrakurzpulslaserschneiden eines wärmesensitiven Materials

The LZH offers consulting, feasibility studies and process development for laser micro drilling and cutting of diverse materials. For this, ultrashort pulse lasers are mainly used. Suitable processes can be optimized for industrial application and integrated on the customers premises.

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Functionalization and structuring of surfaces


Laseroberflächenfunktionalisierung zur       Einstellung der Wasserbenetzbarkeit

The LZH offers consulting, feasibility studies and process development for the functionalization and structuring of surfaces. Here, ultrashort pulse lasers offer manifold possibilities to modify surface properties in a well-targeted manner to match the requirements of diverse applications. One example is the generation of hydrophobic surfraces.

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Consulting, design and system integration for optical component assemblies for pulsed laser material processing


Optische Baugruppen im Laserstrahlengang, Bild: LZH

The Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. offers consulting, design and system integration for optical component assemblies for laser material processing. These can be customized for your application and integrated in your system.

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