TITLE

Studies of excimer laser ablation of solids using a Michelson interferometer

AUTHOR(S)
Walkup, R. E.; Jasinski, J. M.; Dreyfus, R. W.
PUB. DATE
June 1986
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;6/16/1986, Vol. 48 Issue 24, p1690
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A Michelson interferometer has been used as a direct quantitative probe for gas phase plasma formation in the UV excimer laser ablation of solids. Excimer laser fluence thresholds for plasma formation are determined and correlated with optical emission from electronically excited ablation fragments.
ACCESSION #
9820100

 

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