Laser Cleaning/Ablation Webinar

04/19/2018 14:00 to 04/19/2018 15:00 (America/Montreal)

Gatineau, Canada

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Host: Rez Mani did an M.Eng in Engineering Physics focused on optical properties of semiconductors from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. This was followed by a Ph.D. in Earth and Space Science focused on satellite optical instrumentation from York University in Toronto, Ontario. After working in the industry for 10 years, where he participated in a multitude of optical/laser/spectroscopic projects, he returned to York University as a contract faculty and a research associate in 2011. He has also worked for Allied Scientific Pro as a consultant since 2011 and as an application scientist since 2017. 

Webinar Description: The webinar introduces the Single Event effect (SEE) and discusses a few results obtained which demonstrate this effect at the SEE laser test facility located at Allied Scientific Pro’s headquarters.

Space-born instruments carry many electronic devices including micro-processors, FPGAs, shift registers, analog devices, etc. If a charged or an uncharged particle from space, strikes a sensitive node of an electronic circuit, it may cause a disruption or a permanent damage. This effect is known as Single Event Effect (SEE). Testing of electronic devices prior to space launch for radiation hardness is crucial to protect them against this danger. Although testing in particle accelerator facilities produces absolute results for threshold energy and saturation cross section, the process is expensive and can be done only in localized test centers. The optical testing using near IR pulsed lasers of pico-second pulse-width and pico/nano-joule pulse energy is much easier to set up and can be done at any location. The laser beam focuses on the device with a few micron resolution and can provide spatial and temporal information about the occurrence of the SEE that the radiation method is unable to provide. The webinar will introduce the Single Photon Absorption (SPA) test facility at Allied Scientific Pro and it will also discuss SEE on a few digital and analog devices.  .

   

Once you are registered you will be receiving a Gotomeeting or WebEx link and code to get in the webinar, stay tuned! 

If you have any questions feel free to email project2@alliedscientificpro.com.


Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018 ( 50 seats only available first come first serve)

Time: 02:00 PM EST, Eastern Standard Time

HostRez Mani did his PhD from York University in 2001 in satellite spectroscopic instrumentation. He worked in the industry for nearly 9 years, during which he participated in many optical, laser and spectroscopic projects where he used many different types of high power lasers such as Nd:YAG, CO2 and Ti:Sapphire.  He returned to York University in 2011 as a researcher and a contract faculty. He currently teaches the course "Atmospheric Pollution" for the department of Natural Science at York University. He has also been collaborating with Allied Scientific Pro as a consultant for more than 6 years.

This is our Basic Level 1 Laser Cleaning/Ablation webinar. 

Basic Level 1 Laser Cleaning/Ablation webinar will cover the topics below

  • TOPICS: 

    •Introduction to laser ablation
    •Laser medium
    •Types of lasers used in laser ablation
    •Laser cleaning
    •Other competing surface cleaning techniques
    •Dependence of laser ablation on material properties and laser parameters
    •Femto-second, Pico-second and Nano-second regimes
    •Application of laser ablation    
           I.Laser ablation for cleaning of art work and historical monuments
           II.Laser ablation for removing paint from aircraft
           III.Laser ablation for nuclear decontamination
    •Videos of laser cleaning system in action
    •Conclusions 

Once register you will be receiving a Gotomeeting or webex link and code to get in the webinar, stay tune!
If you have any questions feel free to email ben@alliedscientificpro.com.

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Where

Allied Scientific Pro
815 Boulevard de la Carrière Office No.203,
    Gatineau QC J8Y 6T4
    Canada
1-800-253-4107

When

From 04/19/2018 14:00
To 04/19/2018 15:00

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Allied Scientific Pro

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