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Study of the high power laser-metal interactions in the gaseous atmospheres
Author(s): Stjepan Lugomer; G. Bitelli; M. Stipancic; F. Jovic
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Paper Abstract

The tantalum and titanium plates were treated by pulsed, high power CO2 laser in the pressurized atmospheres of N2 and O2. Studies performed by the optical microscopy, microhardness measurements, and the auger electron spectroscopy revealed: (1) topographic modification of the surface caused by the temperature field; (2) metal hardening, caused by the laser shock; and (3) alloying/cladding, caused by the chemical reaction between the metal surface and the gaseous atmosphere.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 August 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2206, High-Power Gas and Solid State Lasers, (16 August 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184591
Show Author Affiliations
Stjepan Lugomer, Ruder Boskovic Institute (Croatia)
G. Bitelli, ENEA (Italy)
M. Stipancic, Electrotechnical Faculty (Croatia)
F. Jovic, Electrotechnical Faculty (Croatia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2206:
High-Power Gas and Solid State Lasers
Markus Bohrer; Tommaso Letardi; Dieter Schuoecker; Horst Weber, Editor(s)

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