Long range material relaxation after localized laser damage

Fauchet, P. M.; Campbell, I. H.; Adar, F.
September 1985
Applied Physics Letters;9/1/1985, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p479
Academic Journal
We observe, for the first time, structural modifications that extend many microns beyond the area where laser-induced damage is visible by high resolution optical microscopy. These modifications are recorded by a Raman microprobe, which is sensitive to stress and microcrystallinity.


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