Japan: development of laser processing glass

Glass for laser processing through laser beam irradiation has been developed by Hirotaka Koyo and Keiji Tsunetomo, both of Osaka, Japan.
According to a description of the invention, released by the U…

Glass for laser processing through laser beam irradiation has been developed by Hirotaka Koyo and Keiji Tsunetomo, both of Osaka, Japan. According to a description of the invention, released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: The present invention relates to a glass for laser processing that can be laser-processed through laser beam irradiation. Particularly, the present invention relates to a glass for laser processing whose composition is suitable for laser processing. The inventors were issued U.S. Patent No. 7,399,721 on 15 July 2008, which has been assigned to Nippon Sheet Glass Co. Ltd., Osaka.