Precision Laser Processing Lab

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Faculty: Dr. Jay F. Tu

The Precision Laser Processing Lab, abbreviated (PL)^2, is located on North Carolina State University's campus at the West Research Annex. (PL)^2 was established in 2005. It is supported by the NC State University Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and by several National Science Foundation grants. The purpose of (PL)^2 is to investigate material processing through the use of our fiber laser, manufactured by IPG Photonics.

Areas of Research

  • aluminum welding
  • micro-hole drilling
  • glass cutting
  • shape memory alloy treatment

Students and Staff

Laser Lab Links

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