R&D contracts

This is a short description of some of our more relevant activities of technology transfer to public institutions, technological centers and companies:

  • Notching of ceramic (Zirconia, YAG, Alumina, SiN, …), metallic (steel, tungsten, …) and polymeric materials (PP-PE, Polyamides, PC, …)  by ultrashort laser ablation for micromechanical chracaterization tests. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain), Centre Catalá del Plàstic (Spain), Universidad Rey Juan Carlos I (Spain), Universidad de Oviedo (Spain), Montanuniversität Leoben (Austria)

Notching of a copolymer PE-PP. Aspect ratio >20

High aspect ratio channels (Ø=0.05 mm) drilled in PP injectors

  • Ultrafast laser helical microdrilling:
    • High aspect ratio (Ø=0.05-0.25 mm; h=0.4-0.8 mm) channels in PP and PVDF injectors for microfluidic purposes. Ingeniatrics Tecnologías (Spain)
    • Platinum pinholes (Ø=5-200 microns). A&R WIRECUT S.L. (Spain), ALBA Synchrotron (Spain)
    • Large area drilling of PYREX disks. Centre Nacional de Microelectrònica (CNM-CSIC) (Spain)
    • PE tubes for environmental studies. Centro de Ciencias Medioambientales-CSIC (Spain)
    • Tailor-made drilling of silicon membranes (10-30 microns thick). Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aerospacial INTA (Spain)
  • Surface microtexturing:
    • Zirconia and titanium dental implants. Universidad de Murcia (Spain), Bredent Medical (Germany), Phibo Solutions (Spain).
    • Shallow optical fiber microstructuring for microfluidic sensing purposes. Universitat Jaume I (Spain)
    • Surface cracking of zirconia cells in nuclear fuel elements. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
    • Surface micropatterning of 3Y-TZP disks. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain)
    • Sharp cutting of W-Mo probes. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)

Surface patterning of zirconia implants to improve tissue growth

W-Mo probe cutting

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