Laser Cutter

3D Fab Light’s genesis began many years ago, Rosenberg relayed. CEO Matthew Bye founded Beam Dynamics, a CO2industrial laser cutting machine manufacturer, later purchased by Coherent in 2010. (View a video of Matthew Bye here.)“Shortly after that, Saul Griffith, a MacArthur genius [fellow] who founded Otherlab, and Matthew, whom he had gotten to know when he bought a laser from Coherent, started talking. ‘What would it take to do a laser cutter, especially as fiber lasers were coming up?’ So in 2013 we wrote a proposal to DARPA [Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.]”

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