Spectra-Physics Launches Industrial Femtosecond Laser for Cutting Glass and Sapphire

New Spirit CS laser results in fast, highest quality cutting of transparent brittle materials - Spectra-Physics® introduces Spirit® ClearShape™ or Spirit CS, an industrial femtosecond laser optimized for micromachining of transparent brittle materials.

Spirit CS performs the recently announced ClearShape patent-pending laser process for highest quality, fast cutting of curvilinear and closed shapes in chemically strengthened glass, unstrengthened glass, and sapphire. At cutting speeds up to several m/s, the resulting cut quality is several-fold superior to other laser processes with 40 µJ pulse energy at 100 or 200 kHz.The ClearShape process is highly efficient and only requires an average output power of <4 W. The laser is fully computer-controlled and allows for easy system integration and use. The Spirit laser family is a thoroughly proven industrial platform and has passed extensive environmental qualification testing to ensure high reliability.

Spectra-Physics’ Spirit ClearShape laser will be featured at Laser World of Photonics, Messe München, Munich, Germany, June 22-25, 2015. Please visit Spectra-Physics at hall A2, booth 307 for a demonstration. For more information, please see www.spectra-physics.com/spirit-clearshape.

About Spectra-Physics

Founded over 50 years ago as the first commercial laser company, Spectra-Physics delivers breakthrough technologies that transform the way businesses operate and people live. From the manufacturing floor to the operating room to the research laboratory, the company has blazed a trail of discovery and success in lasers that continues to advance every day. Spectra-Physics is singularly focused on helping its customers use precision laser technologies to advance leading-edge science and propel industries forward. The company does so by offering groundbreaking technologies, deep applications expertise, disruptive cost-performance, a commitment to world-class customer experience, and the highest standards for operational excellence and continuous global improvement. Spectra-Physics is a Newport company and has offices in countries around the world, serving customers across a broad range of industry segments.

Company Contacts

Herman Chui

Sr. Director of Product Marketing


Tel: +1 408-980-6996

Email: herman.chui@spectra-physics.com

Elizabeth Peartree

Sr. Marketing Communications Manager

Tel: +1 408-980-4305

Email: elizabeth.peartree@newport.com

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Date: 16 June 2015
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