TITLE

Using short-pulse lasers for micromachining

AUTHOR(S)
Schaeffer, Ronald D.; Kardos, Gabor; Murphy, Scott; Grossman, David
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Industrial Laser Solutions;Dec2008, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the usage of shorter laser pulses in micromachining. It mentions that wavelength dependence is more important at long pulse lengths and as the pulse lengths get shorter, the wavelength dependence is minimized. It notes that successful micromachining of a material requires a material that efficiently absorbs light at the laser output wavelength. Moreover, it determines that shorter pulses produce cleaner results.
ACCESSION #
35865443

 

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