Wenjie Xie, Ph.D., is Business Development Manager of Andritz Powerlase Ltd., a company specializing in high power, high energy Nano-second and Femto-second lasers developed for industrial applications- primarily for use in the laser cleaning, materials processing and microelectronics markets for high speed train, automotive, aerospace, machine tool, flat panel displays, photovoltaic, and microelectronics sectors.
He has over 20 years of marketing, research and development experience in the lasers, laser applications and photonics industry. He is knowledgeable in the lasers, laser applications, and photonics markets. He has over 40 papers and presentations on lasers and laser applications in international journals and conferences. He is a reviewer for journals (including top optics journal, Optics Letters, Optis Express, Optical Society of America B) for the Optical Society of America(OSA, USA), International Society for Optical Engineering(SPIE, USA), and Institute of Physics, UK. He is a technical consultant at Gerson Lehrman Group, USA, the World's Largest marketplace for Expertise. Previously, he was a Laser Engineer at Quantronix Corporation/ GSI Lumonics, USA; Physicist at DSO National Laboratories in Singapore; and a researcher at Institute of Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He and his team won the First-Class Prize of Science and Technology Progress of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
His interests cover high power, high energy nano-second lasers, pico-second lasers and femto-second lasers and related applications, UV and deep UV lasers and related applications.
ANDRITZ Powerlase Ltd. is an innovative, independent, high power laser company, focused on powerful nanosecond developed for industrial and research applications primarily for use in the materials processing and microelectronics markets.
Customer-focused, with in-depth knowledge of applications providing solutions for materials processing, ANDRITZ Powerlase demonstrates significant expertise in designing and developing dynamic applications for ablation of Hot Stamped Tailored Blanks, high speed solar cell manufacturing, cleaning and depainting in the automotive and aerospace industries, cleaning of machine tools, ablation, cutting & drilling of composite materials, laser liftoff for flexible display manufacturing, ultra- fine polishing and industrial gas turbine manufacturing.