Laser Cleaning/Ablation Webinar August 21st 2019

08/21/2019 14:00 to 08/21/2019 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 will cover several spectroscopic and photometric topics.

These include colour temperature, spectral range, CRI index, wave and particle properties of light, black body radiation,  photometric and radiometric units. The Webinar will also discuss the new TM30-18 IES/ANSI standard and how to generate the TM30-18 report by inputting the Lighting Passport data to the freely downloadable TM30-18 calculator. Understanding these basic concepts and calculations are essential to improve your work with instruments that are capable of measuring photometric, radiometric and spectroscopic parameters.


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

Time: 02:00 PM EST, Eastern Standard Time

Title:  Laser cleaning principles and case studies

Hos: Rez Mani did his M.Eng in Engineering Physics from McMaster University and his  PhD in satellite spectroscopic instrumentation from York University. He worked in the industry for nearly 9 years, during which he participated in many optical, laser and spectroscopic projects 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 and as an application scientist for 2 years.


The webinar gives an introduction to principles of laser ablation with particular emphasis on laser cleaning application. The pros and cons of using laser cleaning as compared to other cleaning methods are described. The parameters of importance as far as the laser and the materials to be worked on are considered. Finally, a few examples of laser cleaning are given including a video demonstration of the laser cleaning system by Allied Scientific Pro in a nuclear decontamination facility.



•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 (case study from

                 a nuclear decontamination facility)

Once 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


Allied Scientific Pro
815 Boulevard la Carriere, Office 203,
    Gatineau QC J8Y 6T4
+1-(866) 526-4086


From 08/21/2019 14:00
To 08/21/2019 15:00


Allied Scientific Pro
+1-(866) 526-4086

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