LLNL – NIF Technology Could Revolutionize 3D Printing

By LLNL | Jeremy Thomas (thomas244@llnl.gov)   May 25, 2017 – A technology originally developed to smooth out and pattern high-powered laser beams for the National Ignition Facility (NIF) can be used to 3D print metal objects faster than ever before, according to a new Read More »

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LLNL Researchers – 3D Printing Could Revolutionize Laser Design

By Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory LLNL researchers are exploring the use of metal 3D printing to create strong, lightweight structures for advanced laser systems – an effort they say could alter the way lasers are designed in the future. In a Laboratory Directed Research and Read More »

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Lawrence Livermore Discovery a ‘Big Step Forward’ for Metal 3-D Printing Process

By Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have taken a major step toward answering a question plaguing a common metal 3-D printing technique: What interactions can lead to the porosity found in parts produced by laser powder-bed fusion processes? In Read More »

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