BEAM R&D Optics, Laser Technologies LTD. Sti. 5 April 2010 Kocaeli University was established with the support of the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Science, Technology and Industry at Kocaeli University Technopark. BEAM R&D company is established as Spin off company of Kocaeli University Research and Application Center of Laser Technologies. Our company's main objective is to improve the applications of laser technologies by conducting researches on optics, lasers and spectroscopy technologies.



Our Goals

1

Conducting R&D and application projects in optics, laser and spectroscopy fields

2

To give technical and scientific advice on the applications of laser technologies

3

Provide industry-based education for the applications of optics, lasers and spectroscopy technologies

4

To create solutions in optics, laser and spectroscopy fields by establishing interdisciplinary collaborations with physicist, electronics and material science engineers

Prof. Dr. Arif Demir

Prof Demir founded BEAM in 2010 at Kocaeli University Technology Developing Zone with his students. BEAM is developing high resolution spectrometers, LIBS and Raman spectroscopy technologies. Prof Demir is responsible for all project organization and activities of BEAM.

He supervised over 16 MSc and Ph.D thesis at Kocaeli University. He lead more than 12 nationally and internationally supported research projects.

2017 - present

General Manager

BEAM ArGe Laser and Optics Technologies

2012 - 2015

Associate Editor

Journal of Optics and Laser Technology

Prof. Demir was associate editor of Journal of Optics and Laser Technology

2010

Electro-Optics System Engineering

Kocaeli University

He found the Electro-Optics System Engineering department at Kocaeli University

2005

Directory of Laser Technologies Research and Application Center

Kocaeli University

He found the Laser Technologies Research and Application Center at Kocaeli University

2005

Full Professor

Kocaeli University

He then returned to Turkey to Kocaeli University where he became a full professor in 2005.

2002

He was awarded The Best Young Scientist of 2002 Award by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.

1997

PhD

Essex University

Prof. Dr. Arif Demir obtained his BSc in Physics at Middle East Technical University, Turkey, followed by a PhD on X-ray lasers from Essex University, UK.

Assoc. Prof. Belgin Genç Öztoprak

Assoc. Prof. Belgin GENC OZTOPRAK has been working on develop spectrometer design at different region of electromagnetic spectrum and application of Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy application.

2017 - present

Assoc. Prof.

Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Kocaeli University

Electro-Optics System Engineering Department at Kocaeli University

2013 - 2017

Asst. Prof.

Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Kocaeli University

Electro-Optics System Engineering Department at Kocaeli University

2013

She was awarded Baki Komsuoğlu Science Incentive Award in the field of Science and Technology.

2012

PhD

Physics at Kocaeli University

2010 - 2017

General Manager, Co-founder

BEAM ArGe Laser and Optics Technologies

2007

She was awarded together with Dr. Erhan Akman Business Idea First Prize of the "I have a Fiction" by Kocaeli University

2007 - 2013

Specialist

Laser Technologies Research and Application Center

2007

MSc

Physics at Kocaeli University

2004

BSc

Physics at Kocaeli University

Research Papers

2016

Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Is A Reliable Method For Urinary Stone Analysis

MUTLU NAZIM, ÇIFTÇI SEYFETTIN, GÜLECEN TURGAY, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, DEMIR ARIF

Turkish Journal of Urology, 42(1), 21-26., Doi: 10.5152/tud. 2016.76402.

2014

Classification Of Archaeologic Ceramics Analysed By Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)

MA SINMAZ, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, AKMAN ERHAN, GÜNES MURAT, KAÇAR ELIF, TÜLEK FÜSUN, DEMIR ARIF

Balkan Physics Letters, 22, 24-35.

2013

Optimization of parameters for depth resolution of galvanized steel by LIBS technique

CANEL TIMUR, PINAR DEMIR KUZU, KAÇAR ELIF, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, AKMAN ERHAN, GÜNES MURAT, DEMIR ARIF

Optics & Laser Technology, 54, 257-264., Doi: 10.1016/j.optlastec.2013.06.004.

Fragmentation Of The Gold Nanoparticles Using Femtosecond Ti:sapphire Laser And Their Structural Evolution

AKMAN ERHAN, OC AKTAS, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, GÜNES MURAT, KAÇAR ELIF, GÜNDOGDU ÖZCAN, DEMIR ARIF

Optics & Laser Technology, 49, 156-160., Doi:10.1016/j.optlastec.2013.01.003.

Study Of The Fragmentation Phenomena Of TiO2 Nanoparticles Produced By Femtosecond Laser Ablation In Aqueous Media

SI ALNASSAR, AKMAN ERHAN, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, KAÇAR ELIF, GÜNDOGDU ÖZCAN, KHALEEL ADEL, DEMIR ARIF

Optics & Laser Technology, 51, 17-23., Doi: 10.1016/j.optlastec.2013.02.013.

Evaluation of PMMA Joining to Stainless Steel 304 Using Pulsed Nd:YAG Laser

FURAT I HUSSEIN, AKMAN ERHAN, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, GÜNES MURAT, GÜNDOGDU ÖZCAN, KAÇAR ELIF, HAJIM KI, DEMIR ARIF

Optics & Laser Technology, 49, 143-152., Doi: 10.1016/j.optlastec.2012.12.028.

Laser Welding Of Copper With Stellite 6 Powder And Investigation Using LIBS Technique

GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, AKMAN ERHAN, MM HANON, GÜNES MURAT, GÜMÜS SERAP, KAÇAR ELIF, GÜNDOGDU ÖZCAN, ZEREN MUZAFFER, DEMIR ARIF

Optics & Laser Technology, 45, 748-755., Doi: 10.1016/j.optlastec.2012.05.001.

2012

Analysis and Classification of Heterogeneous Kidney Stones Using Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)

GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, GONZALEZ J, YOO J, GÜLECAN T, MUTLU NAZIM, RE RUSSO, GÜNDOGDU ÖZCAN, DEMIR ARIF

Applied Spectroscopy, 66(11), 1353-1361., Doi: 10.1366/12-06679.

Conference Presentations

2017

Investigation of laser induced line pattern surface structuring effect on adhesive bonding of CFRP aircraft composites

ÇOBAN ONUR, AKMAN ERHAN, BORA MUSTAFA ÖZGÜR, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGİN, DEMİR ARİF

III INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING AND NATURAL SCIENCES (ICENS).

Analysis of Laser Treated CFRP Surfaces by Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, AKMAN ERHAN, ÇOBAN ONUR, BORA MUSTAFA ÖZGÜR, DEMIR ARIF

CSI XL - IX EMSLIBS

Identification and Classifıcation of Polymers Using LIBS and Chemometry

GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, AKMAN ERHAN, DEMIR ARIF

3rd International Turkish Congress on Molecular Spectroscopy

Effect of Bondline Thickness on Adhesive Bonding of Laser Treated Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites

AKMAN ERHAN, ERDOGAN YALÇIN, BORA MUSTAFA ÖZGÜR, ÇOBAN ONUR, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, DEMIR ARIF

III INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING AND NATURAL SCIENCES (ICENS)

Laser Structuring of CFRP Surface for Adhesive Bonding Using Michelson Interferometer and Laser Beam

ERDOGAN YALÇIN, AKMAN ERHAN, ÇOBAN ONUR, BORA MUSTAFA ÖZGÜR, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, DEMIR ARIF

Turkish Physical Society 33rd International Physics Congress

Discrimination of Polymers By Using Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy and Chemometric Techniques

GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, AKMAN ERHAN, DEMIR ARIF

Colloquium Spectroscopicum Internationale XL

Analysis of TiO2 NPs in Liquid Enviroment Using LIBS

DEMIR ARIF, AKMAN ERHAN, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN

The International Conference on Plasmas with Liquids (ICPL 2017)

2016

Plasma Enhacement of DLC Thin Films Using Double Pulse LIBS Technique

GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, IRFAN MUHAMMAD, AKMAN ERHAN, DEMIR ARIF

International Conference on Electrical Discharges with Liquids (ICEDL 2016)

Production of TiO2 NPs in Liquid Enviroment Using Nanosecond Double Pulse Lasers

AKMAN ERHAN, IRFAN MUHAMMAD, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, DEMIR ARIF

International Conference on Electrical Discharges with Liquids (ICEDL 2016)

2015

Depth Analysis of Multilayer Thin Films Using Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

MUHAMMAD IRFAN, ERDOGAN YALÇIN, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, GÜNES MURAT, AKMAN ERHAN, DEMIR ARIF, PLETH NIELSEN LARS

The 11th Frontiers in Low Temperature Plasma Diagnostics.

Effect of Electrical Discharge on Laser Produced Nanoparticles in Liquid.

ERDOGAN YALÇIN, IRFAN MUHAMMAD, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, GÜNES MURAT, AKMAN ERHAN, DEMIR ARIF

11th Frontiers in Low Temperature Plasma Diagnostics.

Development of Ho:YAG Laser for Lithotripsy.

IRFAN MUHAMMAD, ERDOGAN YALÇIN, AKMAN ERHAN, GÜNES MURAT, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, DEMIR ARIF

17. Ulusal Optik, Elektro-Optik ve Fotonik Çalıstayı.

Analysis of Nanodesigned Coatings by Laser Induced Breakdown Spectrosopy (LIBS).

GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, IRFAN MUHAMMAD, IRFAN YALÇIN, GÜNES MURAT, AKMAN ERHAN, DEMIR ARIF

NanoTR 11 11th Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference.

Çok Katmanlı Ince Filmlerin Lazerle Olusturulan Plazma Spektroskopisi (LIBS) Teknigi Ile Analizi.

GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN

17. Ulusal Optik, Elektro-Optik ve Fotonik Çalıstayı

2014

Depth and element analysis of thin films by laser induced breakdown.

DEMIR ARIF, SINMAZ MESADET ASUMAN, GÜNES MURAT, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, AKMAN ERHAN, NIELSEN LARS

ICNN 2014 : 16th International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnolog

Effects of Laser Pulse Duration on Nanoparticle Size of Silver Nanoparticle.

AKMAN ERHAN, YALAZA ECEM, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, GÜNES MURAT, KAÇAR ELIF, DEMIR ARIF

International Middle East Plasma Science- IMEPS2014.

Lazerle olusturulan Zn plazmasının karakteristik özelliklerinin belirlenmesi.

SINMAZ MESADET ASUMAN, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, AKMAN ERHAN, GÜNES MURAT, DEMIR ARIF

1. Uluslararası Plazma Teknolojileri Kongresi.

Structural and Optical Properties of TiO2:Al2O3 Composite Thin Films Grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition, Science and Applications of Thin Films.

MUTLU SANLI MESURE, KAÇAR ELIF, SINMAZ MESADET ASUMAN, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, DEMIR ARIF

Science and Applications of Thin Films, Conference & Exhibition -SATF.

Depth analyses of laser produced multilayer thin films using laser induced breakdown spectroscopy

SINMAZ MESADET ASUMAN, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, MUTLU SANLI MESURE, GÜNES MURAT, AKMAN ERHAN, KAÇAR ELIF, DEMIR ARIF

15th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication-LPM2014.

Depth Analyses of Multilayer Thin Film by Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

SINMAZ MESADET ASUMAN, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, GÜNES MURAT, AKMAN ERHAN, KAÇAR ELIF, ÖZYÜZER LÜTFI, DEMIR ARIF

International Middle East Plasma Science- IMEPS2014

Lazerle Olusturulan Plazmaların Optik Yayınım Çalışmaları

SINMAZ MESADET ASUMAN, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, GÜNES MURAT, AKMAN ERHAN, KAÇAR ELIF, DEMIR ARIF

16. Ulusal Optik, elektro-Optik ve Fotonik Çalıstayı- FOTONIK 2014.

2013

Laser welding of Shape Memory Alloys for stone machining and computer aided technology.

DEMIR ARIF, AKMAN ERHAN, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, GÜNES MURAT, TORICE ALICE, NUNZIATI WALTER

V. Global Stone Congress.

Lazerle Olusturulan Plazma Spektroskopisi (LIBS) Teknigi ile Arkeolojik Seramiklerin Nitel Analizi.

SINMAZ MESADET ASUMAN, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, AKMAN ERHAN, TÜLEK FÜSUN, DEMIR ARIF

Uluslararası Katılımlı XIII. Ulusal Spektroskopi Kongresi

Lazerle Uyarmalı Raman Spektrometresı Tasarımı ve Medikal Uygulamaları.

GÜNES MURAT, AKMAN ERHAN, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, DEMIR ARIF

Uluslararası Katılımlı XIII. Ulusal Spektroskopi Kongresi.

Lazer Uyarmalı Malzeme Analizine Yönelik Raman Ve LIBS Spektrometre Sistemlerinin Tasarımı ve Medikal Uygulamalar

DEMIR ARIF, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, AKMAN ERHAN, GÜNES MURAT, KAÇAR ELIF, SINMAZ MESADET ASUMAN

Uluslararası Katılımlı XIII. Ulusal Spektroskopi Kongresi.

2012

Kobalt ve Bakır Alasımlarının LIBS Teknigi ile Incelenmesi

GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, AKMAN ERHAN, HANON MUAMMEL, GÜNES MURAT, GÜMÜS SERAP, KAÇAR ELIF, GÜNDOGDU ÖZCAN, ZEREN MUZAFFER, DEMIR ARIF

14. Ulusal Optik, Elektro-Optik ve Fotonik Çalıstayı.

2011

Production and Size Reduction of Gold Nanoparticles Using Ultrafast Femtoseconds Laser

AKMAN ERHAN, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, GÜNES MURAT, KAÇAR ELIF, DEMIR ARIF

7th Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Conference

Kalsiyumlu Dokuların Analizi için Lazerle Olusturulan Plazma Spektroskopi Sistemi (LIBS) Gelistirme.

GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, AKMAN ERHAN, GÜNES MURAT, KAÇAR ELIF, DEMIR ARIF

13. Ulusal Optik, Elektro-Optik ve Fotonik Toplantısı.

Development of Time and Space Resolved LIBS Technique and Application in Medical Research.

DEMIR ARIF, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, GÜLECEN TURGAY, AKMAN ERHAN, GÜNES MURAT, KAÇAR ELIF, MUTLU NAZIM

6th Euro-Mediterranean Symposium on Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (EMSLIBS 2011)

Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy System Development for Analysis of Kidney Stones.

GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, GÜLECEN TURGAY, AKMAN ERHAN, GÜNES MURAT, KAÇAR ELIF, MUTLU NAZIM, DEMIR ARIF

6th Euro-Mediterranean Symposium on Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy EMSLIBS2011

Application of LIBS technique in Medical Research.

GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN

KORANET Workshop on Research for Life-Long Health.

Application of LIBS on Automotive Coatings

CANEL TIMUR, GENÇ ÖZTOPRAK BELGIN, AKMAN ERHAN, GÜNES MURAT, DEMIR ARIF

6th Euro-Mediterranean Symposium on Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy-EMSLIBS.