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  • 25.08.2017

    Prezentation on 26th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials Metal 2017

    The Metal conference 2017 took place from May 24 to May 26 2017. Our researchers participate in the conference and presented contribution: Online Evaluation of Material Fatigue Limit using Infrared Thermograpy

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  • 24.08.2017

    New article: "The stamp method for processing of high noise data from infrared sensor in harsh environment"

    Moskal D., Martan J., Lang V., Švantner M., The stamp method for processing of high noise data from infrared sensor in harsh environment. Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, Vol. 263, pp.480-487, 2017.

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  • 23.08.2017

    The 26th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials Metal 2017

    Švantner M., Skála J., Tesař J., Martan J., Franc A., Thermographic Methods of Diagnostic and Inspection for Laser Welding Technologies

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  • 04.08.2017

    Prezentation on the LiM 2017 conference

    The Laser in Manufacturing (LiM) 2017 conference took place in Munich, Germany from June 26 to June 29 2017. Our researchers Martin Kučera and Denys Moskal participate in the conference and presented contributions.

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  • 11.07.2017

    Significant success of the graduation work performed in our Laboratory of optical properties measurement

    Student Marek Bistřický from the GASOS Rokycany grammar school, with his graduation thesis "Optical properties of laser treated surfaces", achieved excellent results in the regional and national round of the SOČ competition.

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  • 10.07.2017

    Prezentation on the International Symposium LPM 2017

    The results of our research were presented on the 18th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication in Toyama, Japan.

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  • 30.06.2017

    Creating functional surfaces by laser is today easier with our method

    The patented shifted Laser Surface Texturing method (sLST) allows effective processing of surface to obtain functional properties. It is up to 100 times faster than the best classical methods.

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  • 16.06.2017

    Residual stress measurement by the hole drilling method

    We have created and published a new video that introduces the procedure of residual stress measurement by the hole drilling method.

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  • 16.06.2017

    LabIR® NDT - software

    We have made a new design and added new functions into our LabIR NDT software module. It can now evaluate flash-pulse measurement by TSR, pulse-phase and DTSA analyses. It of course still contains functions for enhanced evaluation of IRNDT measurement.

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  • 12.06.2017

    Prezentation on ITSC 2017 conference

    The results of our reserch were prezented on the International Thermal Spray Conference ITSC 2017 in Düsseldorf.

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  • 02.05.2017

    We participate on directing of future research in Europe

    We participated on meeting of technological platform Photonics21 in Brussels, where the main focus was common preparation of next framework programme after Horizon 2020 beginning in 2021.

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  • 09.03.2017

    Article "The influence of emissivity on measured temperature in dependence on spectral range of IR camera detector and its approximate calculation"

    The international scientific electronic journal NDT.NET published our paper "The influence of emissivity on measured temperature in dependence on spectral range of IR camera detector and its approximate calculation"

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  • 28.02.2017

    Article „Application of IRNDT method for materials in wide range of thermal diffusivity“

    The international scientific electronic journal NDT.NET published our paper „Application of IRNDT method for materials in wide range of thermal diffusivity“.

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  • 10.02.2017

    LabIR NDT news

    New version of our LabIR NDT software for active thermography results evaluation released

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  • 06.02.2017

    Conference Diago 2017

    The international conference DIAGO® 2017 - Technical diagnostics of devices and production facilities took place in Milovy, Czech republic from January 31 to February 1 2017.

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  • 20.12.2016

    New cooperation established in the field of laser microdrilling.

    With the Daikin company we have established cooperation in the field of laser microdrilling. A series of precise micro holes was drilled into stainless steel.

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  • 08.12.2016

    Patent "Method of measuring total emissivity of material surfaces"

    Czech Industrial Property Office has granted us a national patent "Method of measuring total emissivity of material surfaces".

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  • 14.11.2016

    Article "3D model of laser treatment by a moving heat source with general distribution of energy in the beam"

    The renown scientific journal Applied Optics published our paper "3D model of laser treatment by a moving heat source with general distribution of energy in the beam".

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  • 11.11.2016

    Conference LANE 2016

    Contribution „Picosecond laser surface cleaning of AM1 superalloy“ was presented by our researcher at international conference LANE 2016.

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  • 27.09.2016

    Article "Active thermography inspection of contamination of the protective glass on laser scanning heads"

    The renown scientific journal Applied Optics published our paper "Active thermography inspection of contamination of the protective glass on laser scanning heads"

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  • 23.09.2016

    Our new paper published: Thermal effects of laser marking on microstructure and corrosion properties of stainless steel

    Our new paper "Thermal effects of laser marking on microstructure and corrosion properties of stainless steel" was published in a scientific journal Applied Optics, https://www.osapublishing.org/ao/abstract.cfm?uri=ao-55-34-D35

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  • 05.09.2016

    Our presentation at conference THERMOGRAPHY IN PRACTICE 2016

    We will present our contributions in the field of active and passive thermography at the specialized conference THERMOGRAPHY IN PRACTICE 2016.

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  • 19.07.2016

    New cooperation established in the field of optical properties measurement of concrete components

    We have established cooperation with the company BEST a.s. in the field of optical properties measurement according to Standard ASTM E1980.

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  • 13.07.2016

    Our staff is the expert of CEN European Committee for Standardization

    Our staff Ing. M. Švantner, Ph.D. became a member - expert of working group CEN/TC 138/WG 11 " Infrared thermographic testing" of the European Committee for Standardization.

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  • 12.07.2016

    Measurement of optical transmissivity at high temperatures

    We have developed new system for measurement of optical transmissivity at high temperatures. This system was used for transmissivity measurement of glass for Preciosa Ornela a.s. industrial company at temperatures up to 600°C.

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  • 10.07.2016

    Conference QIRT 2016 "13th Quantitative InfraRed Thermography Conference"

    Our researchers participated on 13th international conference QIRT 2016 "13th Quantitative InfraRed Thermography Conference", which took place in July 4-8 2016 in Gdansk, Poland.

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  • 05.07.2016

    Paper "Theory and verification of a method for parameter-free laser-flash diffusivity measurement of a single-side object"

    In the scientific journal "Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer" was published our paper "Theory and verification of a method for parameter-free laser-flash diffusivity measurement of a single-side object”

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  • 22.06.2016

    An article on laser re-melting

    A new article, Laser re-melting of tungsten damaged by transient heat loads, was published on-line. The article was created in cooperation with Forschungszentrum Jülich, Institute of Plasma Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences and our centre.

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  • 31.05.2016

    International conference Metal 2016

    The 25th international conference on Metallurgy and materials Metal 2016 took place in Brno in May 24th-27th 2016. Our staffs participated on the conference with their scientific presentations.

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  • 23.05.2016

    New cooperation established in the field of laser microdrilling

    With the Rexam company we have established cooperation in the field of laser microdrilling. A series of precise micro holes was drilled into aluminium foil.

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  • 18.05.2016

    Article „Experimental mathematical model as a generalization of sensitivity analysis of high temperature spectral emissivity measurement method“

    The article „Experimental mathematical model as a generalization of sensitivity analysis of high temperature spectral emissivity measurement method“ was published on-line in the impacted scientific journal Measurement.

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  • 25.04.2016

    Conference EMRS 2016 - Spring meeting

    On international conference EMRS 2016 - Spring meeting, we will present two contributions: research in polymer foams by means of laser and time-resolved temperature measurement during laser marking of stainless steel.

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  • 18.04.2016

    New cooperation established in the field of emissivity measurement of coatings at high temperatures

    For company INTEGRATED GLOBAL SERVICES, USA, a world expert in solving of the problems with the material degradation, it was done an analysis of coatings emissivity at high temperature.

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  • 14.04.2016

    New cooperation established in the field of laser microcutting

    With the Czech Technical University in Prague, we have established a cooperation in the field of laser microcutting. Small cylinders were cut from special steel using different types of laser technology for further verification of functional properties.

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  • 07.04.2016

    Conference Defectoscopy 2016

    Conference DEFECTOSCOPY 2016 will be held in Nový Smokovec, Slovak Republic from 26. to 28.4.2016. The two contributions concerning the applications of active thermography will be presented.

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  • 05.04.2016

    New cooperation established in the field of optical transmissivity measurement

    For company KOVOSVIT MAS, a.s., a supplier of machine tools, it was done an analysis of optical transmissivity of foils in order to evaluate level of eye protection for welding.

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  • 31.03.2016

    We participate on directing of future research in Europe

    We participated on meeting of technological platform Photonics21 in Brussels, where main focus was on setting photonics PPP call priorities for Horizon 2020 work programme 2018 - 2020.

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  • 22.02.2016

    Article in the journal Applied Thermal Engineering: Laser scanning heating method for high-temperature spectral emissivity analyses

    Our article was published in the journal Applied Thermal Engineering: Honner M., Honnerová P., Kučera M., Martan J., Laser scanning heating method for high-temperature spectral emissivity analyses. Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 94, 2016, pp. 76-81.

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  • 15.02.2016

    New cooperation established in the field of optical transmissivity measurement

    Cooperation was successfully established with an automotive industry supplier Technické plastové systémy s.r.o. in the field of measurement of transmissivity of materials.

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  • 15.02.2016

    Paper "The influence of furnace wall emissivity on steel charge heating"

    Paper "The influence of furnace wall emissivity on steel charge heating" was published in the impacted scientific journal Infrared Physics & Technology.

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  • 19.01.2016

    New cooperation established in the field of optical transmissivity measurement

    Cooperation was successfully established with an automotive industry supplier WITTE Nejdek, spol. s r. o. in the field of measurement of transmissivity of materials.

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  • 11.12.2015

    “Glasses for blind people” - beginning of the project

    Under the project TAČR-GAMA TG02010011 began validation phase of our patented solution "Glasses for blind people."

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  • 04.12.2015

    New cooperation established in the field of laser micromachining

    With the company BRUSH SEM s.r.o., a manufacturer of turbogenerators, we have established a cooperation in the field of laser removal of oxide thin films.

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  • 27.11.2015

    Software for an evaluation of a residual stress measurement data available for download!

    We prepared a demo and full version of the software for the hole drilling residual stress measurement data evaluation. It is possible to download the software from our web-sites after a registration

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  • 12.11.2015

    New cooperation established in the field of optical properties measurment of building materials

    We have established cooperation with the company CS-Beton s.r.o. in the field of optical properties measurement according to Standard ASTM E1980.

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  • 12.11.2015

    New cooperation established in the field of material radiation

    Successfully established cooperation with company CARP s.r.o. For the company we measured the radiation of developed product for therapeutic use.

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  • 12.11.2015

    New cooperation established in the field of material surface temperature evaluation

    With the company Kingspan Insulated Panels - Kingspan a.s., which is focuse on the design, development and delivery of advanced building envelopes products, we have established cooperation in the field of surface temperature evaluation.

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  • 30.10.2015

    Conference Defektoskopie 2015

    Conference DEFEKTOSKOPIE 2015 / NDE FOR SAFETY 2015 will take place in Brno, Czech republic from 3rd to 5th Novembe. We will attend the conference with a contribution related to IRNDT methods.

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  • 08.10.2015

    Our presentation at conference Pigments and Binders 2015

    We will present our contribution "Optical Properties Measurement of Surface Treatment in infrared wavelengths band", which relates to the measurement of emissivity, reflectivity and transmissivity of the coatings. Authors: M. Honner, P. Honnerová

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  • 23.09.2015

    Specialized conference THERMOGRAPHY IN PRACTICE 2015

    Specialized conference THERMOGRAPHY IN PRACTISE 2015 will be held in Hustopeče, Czech Republic from 30.9. to 1.10.2015. We will present our contribution "Application of flash-pulse IRNDT method for materials with wide range of thermal diffusivity".

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  • 22.09.2015

    Science exhibition in Cheb

    We will participate in the science exhibition "Věda před radnicí" in Cheb. The exhibition will show various interesting and interactive experiments. Visitors of our stand will see thermographic measuring using an infrared camera.

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  • 18.09.2015

    AITA 2015 - Advanced Infrared Technology and Applications

    International conference AITA 2015 (Advanced Infrared Technology and Applications) will be held in Pisa, Italy from 29.9. to 2.10.2015. We will present our contribution "Depth limits of flash-pulse IRNDT method or low- and high-diffusivity materials".

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  • 01.09.2015

    New cooperation established in the field of laser micromachining

    With the company Specialty Coating Systems Limited, which is focused on the parylene coatings for medicine, microelectronics, automotive and aerospace industries, we have established cooperation in the field of laser micromachining.

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  • 31.08.2015

    Article in the journal Infrared Physics and Technology: Sensitivity analysis of high temperature spectral emissivity measurement method

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  • 07.07.2015

    New cooperation established in the field of laser welding of plastics

    Cooperation was successfully established with an automotive industry supplier WITTE Nejdek, spol. s r. o.. Theoretical and practical course of laser welding of plastics was done for the WITTE employees.

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  • 07.07.2015

    We measure temperatures in vacuum with wireless data transfer

    Installation of our developed temperature measurement system was successfully realised in Rodenstock company. The measurement system is placed in a vacuum chamber during the plasma process of deposition of thin films.

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  • 30.06.2015

    Our presentation at conference ICALEO 2015

    A presentation on topic Measurement of Spectral Emissivity and Absorptivity of Laser Beam at High Temperatures will be presented at international conference ICALEO 2015 in USA

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  • 23.06.2015

    We support Europe by photonics

    We participated on meeting of technological platform Photonics21 in Brussels, where main topic was overcoming of societal challenges of Europe.

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  • 17.06.2015

    Gadget for a blind – “VISOR” becomes real

    Laser technologies are involved in the wide range of applications. Gadgets for persons with disabilities is an actual way for it. In our scientific center we have invented glasses for a blind based on special arrays of small dots.

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  • 15.06.2015

    Our measurement newly fulfils standard EN ISO 17502 Leather - Determination of surface reflectance

    This standard is important mainly for automotive, motorcycle and shoe manufacturing industries. The standard specifies a method for determining the reflectance properties of a leather surface.

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  • 10.06.2015

    EAN 2015 - Conference on Experimental Stress Analysis

    We participated in EAN 2015 - Conference on Experimental Stress Analysis, which was held in Český Krumlov (Czech Republic) in June 1-4, 2015.

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  • 10.06.2015

    Hole drilling method on Wikipedia

    We finished the "Hole drilling method" article on Wikipedia, which deals with the hole drilling method for residual stress measurement in materials.

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  • 29.05.2015

    We offer high temperature emissivity measurement for international partners and custommers

    A technological offer was published in Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) concerning High temperature spectral emissivity measurement.

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  • 25.05.2015

    We will participate on conference METAL2015

    We will participate on 24th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials METAL2015. We will have contributions: Laser Hardening of Milling Heads with Emphasis on Minimal Deformation, Application of Shifted Laser Surface Texturing, ...

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  • 07.05.2015

    Scientific article about emissivity was published in an impacted journal.

    Veselý Z., Honnerová P., Martan J., Honner M. Sensitivity analysis of high temperature spectral emissivity measurement method. Infrared Physics and Technology 71, 2015, pp. 217-221, doi:10.1016/j.infrared.2015.04.005

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  • 16.04.2015

    Our expert serves as a reviewer for European projects

    Our researcher served as an expert in evaluation of proposals for laser equipment assessment for project LASHARE of European Commission.

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  • 07.04.2015

    New cooperation established in the field of reflectivity measurement

    Successfully established cooperation with industrial company Balkon system, s.r.o. For the company we measured specular reflectivity of highly reflective aluminum plates at 45° in the visible region of the electromagnetic spectrum.

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  • 16.03.2015

    Successfully established cooperation with Aremco Products Inc. – emissivity measurement

    Measuring a temperature dependence of spectral emissivity of high emissivity coatings applied on metal and ceramic substrates. The coatings were analyzed at temperatures up to 900°C.

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  • 11.03.2015

    Shortwave infrared camera to measure very high temperatures

    With the new shortwave infrared camera we are able to perform measurements of objects at very high temperatures (800-3000 °C) with a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels and up to 60 Hz frequency.

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  • 09.03.2015

    IRNDT on Wikipedia

    Our team prepared and published texts about infra-red non-destructive testing on Wikipedia. Currently, a lot of interesting information on IRNDT in Czech and English language can be found on Wikipedia.

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  • 02.03.2015

    Extension of SNEHT method for ceramic materials

    We extended our high temperature emissivity measurement method also for ceramic samples or coatings on ceramic substrates.

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  • 05.02.2015

    Article in the journal Applied Optics: Survey of emissivity measurement by radiometric methods

    Our article was published in the journal Applied Optics: Honner M., Honnerova P., Survey of emissivity measurement by radiometric methods.

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  • 26.01.2015

    Conference DIAGO 2015 -Technical diagnostics of machines and production equipment

    Representatives of our department will attend the conference with presentation "Thermography and diagnostics of material - presentation of CESEN project activities"..

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  • 18.12.2014

    Newly we measure optical properties according to ASTM E1980, ASTM E903, ASTM E408

    Our optical properties laboratory is now able to provide measurements of the optical properties according to ASTM standards.

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