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Laser-assisted manufacturing of thermal energy devices
Author(s): Tao Zhang; Mahder Tewolde; Ki-Hoon Kim; Dong-Min Seo; Jon P. Longtin; David J. Hwang
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Paper Abstract

In this study, we will present recent progress in the laser-assisted manufacturing of thermal energy devices that require suppressed thermal transport characteristics yet maintaining other functionalities such as electronic transport or mechanical strength. Examples of such devices to be demonstrated include thermoelectric generator or insulating materials. To this end, it will be shown that an additive manufacturing approaches can be facilitated and improved by unique processing capabilities of lasers in composite level. In order to tailor thermal characteristics in thermal devices, we will mainly investigate the potential of laser heating, curing, selective removal and sintering processes of material systems in the composite level.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 March 2016
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9735, Laser Applications in Microelectronic and Optoelectronic Manufacturing (LAMOM) XXI, 973517 (14 March 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2213621
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Tao Zhang, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)
Mahder Tewolde, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)
Ki-Hoon Kim, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)
Dong-Min Seo, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)
Jon P. Longtin, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)
David J. Hwang, Stony Brook Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9735:
Laser Applications in Microelectronic and Optoelectronic Manufacturing (LAMOM) XXI
Beat Neuenschwander; Stephan Roth; Costas P. Grigoropoulos; Tetsuya Makimura, Editor(s)

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