Laser polymer ablation threshold lowered by nanometer hot spots

Xiaoning Wen; Hare, David E.; Dlott, Dana D.
January 1994
Applied Physics Letters;1/10/1994, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p184
Academic Journal
Examines the effect of nanometer-sized hot spots on laser polymer ablation. Synthesis of polymer thin films absorbing intense optical pulses; Synthesizers contained by the films; Impact of local thermal decomposition on ablation; Identification of ablation thresholds in different optical pulses.


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