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

Kinsman, G.; Duley, W. W.
January 1989
Applied Physics Letters;1/2/1989, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p7
Academic Journal
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.


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