SCANLAB actively participates in joint research projects to advance scanner technology and continuously enable new laser applications.
In project-related committees, we support and guide projects for institutional research. Additionally, SCANLAB offers an exciting field of activity to young engineers, e.g. via industry-sponsored doctorate programs.
Overview of Current and Completed Research Projects
PYRO-LPBF (2022 - 2024)
Additive Manufacturing: Real-time temperature-based laser power control in laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) of metallic materials
DPP Campus (Digital Photonic Production) (2020-2025)
Investigation of promising next generation scanning technologies to enhance productivity of laser material processing.
Deep-UV engine for UKP laser processing.
Machines and system technology to efficiently fabricate large 3D mold tools with design surfaces.
New dynamic z axis, adapted to a standard 2D scanning system, enables highly dynamic laser processing of complex 3D surfaces.
Material-optimized process chain for cost-efficient composite lightweight construction with high-productivity laser systems.
Hub of application laboratories for equipment assessment in laser based manufacturing.
High-resolution, ultra-high-speed laser processing system for mass producing photovoltaics.
High-precision inline measurement technique for laser structuring systems.
Investigation of welding mixed materials via high-brightness lasers.
Next generation solar cell and module laser processing system.