TITLE

Making precision instrument

AUTHOR(S)
Stay, Keith; Richerzhaoen, Bernold
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Industrial Laser Solutions;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the application of the water-jet-guided laser in manufacturing precision instruments in the U.S. The technology is based on focusing a laser beam into a nozzle while passing through a pressurized chamber. The beam propagates through the waterjet and is emitted from the nozzle by means of total internal reflection. The conventional issues on laser technologies include overheating and removal of molten material generated by ablation process.
ACCESSION #
25939397

 

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