Fragmentation process induced by nanosecond laser pulses

Rink, K.; Delacretaz, G.; Salathe, R.P.
November 1992
Applied Physics Letters;11/30/1992, Vol. 61 Issue 22, p2644
Academic Journal
Demonstrates the use of the fiber-optic stress sensing technique to evaluate the fragmentation mechanism induced by nanosecond laser pulses. Factors attributed to the occurrence of fragmentation; Origin of the plasma expansion-induced shock; Comparison of fragmentation process in varying laser pulses.


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