Lanham, Md. – The inaugural meeting of the new Laser Institute of America Mid-Atlantic Chapter will be held Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at 4 p.m. here at the headquarters of the host, laser micromachining company Potomac Photonics Inc.
The Technical Program portion of the meeting is titled " Laser Applications in Microelectronics Packaging" and will feature presentations by noted researchers in the field. C. Paul Christensen, founder of Potomac Photonics, will outline his new approach to fabricating miniaturized wireless sensors, which was work conducted under a National Science Foundation Phase II Small Business Innovation Research Grant.
Dr. Alberto Pique, research physicist in the Materials Science and Technology Division at the Naval Research Lab, Washington, D.C., will report on his work in non-lithographic processing of conformal electronics.
The Technical Program will be followed by a tour of Potomac Photonics and a reception.
Potomac Photonics Inc. is a Corporate Member of the Laser Institute of America (LIA). The company first became active in the LIA as manufacturers of a miniaturized RF-discharge excimer laser, which was the basis of the original micromachining work. The company now provides a variety of micro-manufacturing contract services to such diverse industries as medical devices, electronics, aerospace, green & solar energy, sensors and biophotonics.
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