Potomac Photonics to Host Inaugural LIA Chapter Mtg
LANHAM, Md., May 18, 2011 — Laser micromachining company Potomac Photonics Inc. will host the inaugural meeting of the Laser Institute of America (LIA) Mid-Atlantic Chapter at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at its headquarters in Maryland.
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 speak on work conducted under a National Science Foundation Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant. A pioneer in laser micromachining applications, Christensen will outline his new approach to fabricating miniaturized wireless sensors.
Alberto Pique will report on his work in nonlithographic processing of conformal electronics. Pique is a research physicist in the Materials Science and Technology Div. at the Naval Research Lab in Washington. The technical program will begin at 4 p.m. and will be followed by a tour of Potomac Photonics and a reception.
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