J. P. Sercel Associates of Manchester, New Hampshire, USA has appointed Cristian Porneala as an Applications Engineer in JPSA's Applications Lab. Cristian has a doctorate degree in Mechanical Engineering, where he specialised in Laser Applications and Laser Material Interactions. He has authored several journal and conference papers related to nanosecond laser ablation of metals and has been involved in several research projects and developed a time-resolved microphotography station with nanosecond resolution to study the laser-induced vapour expansion and test micromachining of thin metallic films.
At JPSA Cristian is responsible for the complete parameterization, setup and operation of excimer and solid state laser systems for microprocessing.
JPSA products and services include UV excimer, DPSS and ultrafast laser micromachining systems, laser beam delivery systems, laser materials processing development, optical damage testing, and excimer laser refurbishment services. JPSA operates a high-performance laser job shop (UV to IR wavelengths) as well as a systems engineering and manufacturing business.
Contact: Adrian Baughan