TITLE

A NEW METHOD of laser drilling

AUTHOR(S)
Kar, Aravinda; Latham, William P.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Industrial Laser Solutions;Dec2007, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the methods of laser drilling. These methods include percussion drilling, mechanical trepanning, and optical trepanning. The percussion drilling uses pulsed lasers with laser spot approximately equal to the diameter of the hole while the mechanical trepanning utilizes tiny laser spot with diameter much smaller than the diameter of the hole. On the other hand, optical trepanning, uses stationary annular beam.
ACCESSION #
27880257

 

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