Comment on “Coulomb explosion in femtosecond laser ablation of Si(111)” [ Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 4190 (2003) ]

Stoian, R.; Rosenfeld, A.; Hertel, I. V.; Bulgakova, N. M.; Campbell, E. E. B.
July 2004
Applied Physics Letters;7/26/2004, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p694
Academic Journal
Presents a commentary on occurrence of an electrostatic form of material removal from solid silicon samples irradiated with high-intensity ultrashort laser pulses. Linear scaling of the velocity of species with different charge states; Calculations regarding the mechanisms for surface electrostatic disruption; Lattice destabilization at high carrier density.


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