US Photonics

Image of stainless-steel hypodermic needle stock that was first cut using electrical discharge machining (EDM) on the left, and the same needle cut with our femtosecond laser machining technique on the right – notice the mirror finish of our cut compared with the EDM cut.



  • Femtosecond laser to ablate flammable materials
  • Femtosecond laser pulses
  • Stainless-steel hypodermic needle
  • Laser micro machining system
  • Two-photon polymerization