TITLE

Enhancing the 10.6 μm absorptivity of copper and aluminum using excimer laser radiation

AUTHOR(S)
Kinsman, G.; Duley, W. W.
PUB. DATE
January 1989
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/2/1989, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Increasing absorption of 10.6 μm laser radiation by Cu and Al surfaces pretreated with excimer laser pulses has been measured. The effective coupling is shown to approach 100% under certain irradiation conditions. This increased absorption arises from a combination of excimer roughening and oxidation.
ACCESSION #
9829422

 

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