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Potomac Photonics to Demonstrate New Micro-fabrication Capabilities at MicroTech Conference in Boston

For Immediate Release Lanham, MD, June 2011: Laser micromachining company, Potomac Photonics, will demonstrate new micro-fabrication technologies at the MicroTech conference to be held in Boston on June 14th and 15th, 2011. Potomac is creating a new process to design and produce micro-wireless sensors based on a National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research grant….

  • Mike Adelstein
  • June 7, 2011

Laser Micromachining Company adds new Coherent 193nm laser to Contract Manufacturing Unit.

  Lanham, MA, May 2011: Laser micromachining company Potomac Photonics is pleased to announce the purchase of its second Coherent excimer laser in less than 6 months.  This laser which will be set-up at the 193nm wavelength will be optimized for laser micromachining challenging materials such as Teflon, Polystyrene, Glass, PEEK, Bio-Absorbable materials, etc. and…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • May 24, 2011

Laser Micromachining Company to Host Inaugural Laser Institute Mid-Atlantic Chapter Meeting

For Immediate Release   Laser Micromachining Company to Host Inaugural Laser Institute Mid-Atlantic Chapter Meeting Lanham, MD May 2011: Laser micromachining company, Potomac Photonics, Inc., will host the inaugural meeting of the new Laser Institute of America Mid-Atlantic Chapter on Tuesday May 24, 2011 at 4 p.m. in their Lanham, MD headquarters on the Washington,…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • May 3, 2011

Potomac Photonics Laser Micromachining Pioneer Speaks At SENSORS Expo

For Immediate Release Lanham, MD, April 2011: Laser micromachining pioneer and founder of Potomac Photonics, Dr Paul Christensen, will speak at SENSORS Expo in Chicago on June 7th, 2011. A leader in this field, Dr Christensen will outline his new approach to fabricating miniaturized wireless sensors. Titled ‘Providing the Infrastructure for Connecting to the World:…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • April 20, 2011

Micromachining Company Potomac Brings Laser Institute Chapter to DC Area

Leading micromachining services provider, Potomac Photonics, announces it is a founding member of the Laser Institute of America’s (LIA) new DC and Baltimore chapter. The LIA is the professional society for laser applications and safety serving the industrial, medical, research, and government communities for over 40 years. LIA also serves as the secretariat and publisher…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • March 22, 2011

Micromachine Company Potomac Photonics Awarded Key Funding

Leading micromachine manufacturer, Potomac Photonics, has been awarded almost US$500,000 by the National Science Foundation to continue developing cutting-edge miniaturized wireless sensor nodes. Smaller than the size of a penny, the devices will be used in a variety of settings and revolutionize areas such as healthcare to infrastructure maintenance. Wireless sensor nodes detect changes in…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • February 10, 2011

Potomac Photonics Exhibiting at MDM West

Please Visit Us at MDM West Potomac Photonics will be exhibiting at the Medical Device and Manufacturing show in Anaheim, CA between February 8 – 11.  Stop by Booth 3149 at the MDM show in Anaheim for a demo of Potomac’s new interactive website capabilities.

  • Mike Adelstein
  • February 4, 2011

Micromanufacturing and Laser Cutting Resource Available at Potomac Photonics

Lanham, MD, January 26, 2011 A brand new resource that simplifies the process for Engineers to design, develop and have their miniature parts fabricated has been released. Leading microfabrication company, Potomac Photonics, has launched a website packed full of cutting edge interactive tools and materials to assist those who are looking to bring their micro…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • January 29, 2011

Potomac Photonics Adds Coherent Diode Pumped Solid State (DPSS) laser to Contract Laser Micromachining Unit

Lanham, Maryland, January 12 2011 -Potomac Photonics is pleased to announce the installation of a new Coherent DPSS laser in its contract laser micromachining unit.  With the addition of this laser, Potomac now has eight (8) DPSS lasers to complement its other production tools that include, Excimer lasers, YAG lasers, Fiber laser, CO2 laser and…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • January 27, 2011

Potomac Photonics Announces New Price Structure for Micro Welding Laser Micromachining

Lanham, Maryland, November 2010 Potomac Photonics is pleased to announce that it has implemented a simple hourly rate structure for micro-welding applications. With the capability to weld features between 25 microns and 10mm in most metals (stainless steel, Nickel Titanium, etc.) and select polymers, Potomac’s micro-welding laser process is one of the most precise and…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • November 23, 2010

Potomac Photonics Adds Coherent Excimer Laser to Contract Laser Micromachining Unit

Lanham, Maryland, October 1, 2010 Potomac Photonics is pleased to announce the purchase of a new Coherent excimer laser for its contract laser micromachining unit. This laser, which is suitable for rapid prototyping and production of miniature parts, will be integrated on a system capable of machining flat and 3D parts. Excimer lasers emit concentrated…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • October 1, 2010

Potomac Photonics Demonstrates Feasibility of Wireless Sensor Node Miniaturization with NSF Phase I SBIR grant

Lanham, Maryland, August 5, 2010 Potomac Photonics is pleased to announce the successful completion of its National Science Foundation Phase I SBIR contract related to Energy Storage, Electrical Distribution, and Packaging for Wireless Sensor Networks. This work targeted development of integration, packaging, and power technology for miniaturization of wireless sensor nodes. During Phase I, Potomac’s…

  • Mike Adelstein
  • August 6, 2010