Novel method for measuring excimer laser ablation thresholds of polymers

Dyer, P. E.; Jenkins, S. D.; Sidhu, J.
May 1988
Applied Physics Letters;5/30/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 22, p1880
Academic Journal
Conical features produced on excimer laser ablated polymers are shown to provide a sensitive technique for determining ablation thresholds. This has been applied to polyimide, polyethylene terephthalate, polyethylene, and nylon 66 ablated using the 157 nm vacuum ultraviolet F2 laser.


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