As food products make their way from farm to table, they travel a path that is fraught with danger. As they are processed, packaged, distributed, and sold they are susceptible to spoilage, pathogen growth, and other contamination. Let’s follow food’s journey and find out what systems are in place to make sure it safely reaches our plates.
Back in 1960, when Theodore Maiman built and demonstrated the first laser, he famously said “a laser is a solution seeking a problem.” They have lived up to that reputation ever since by filling needs in countless industries, and we have barely begun to tap their potential. Let’s look more closely at the types of lasers available today as well as one of the industries most affected by laser technology…manufacturing.
Don’t look into the light! However, we can look into how lasers came to be, how they work, and how they are made.