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Duty cycle and modulation effects in aluminum alloy welding with high-power Nd:YAG laser
Author(s): Yash P. Kathuria; Akihiko Tsuboi
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Paper Abstract

The modulation and duty cycle effects on Al-alloy welding with high power Nd-YAG laser are investigated. Micro- structural characterization of the low and high duty welds with wave modulation identified the differences in the weld morphology. Welding depth, undercut and strength of fusion zone are discussed as a function of the processing parameters.

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Date Published: 23 September 1996
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2789, High-Power Lasers: Applications and Emerging Applications, (23 September 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.251185
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Yash P. Kathuria, Laser X Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Akihiko Tsuboi, Laser X Co., Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2789:
High-Power Lasers: Applications and Emerging Applications
Georges Sayegh; Michael R. Osborne, Editor(s)

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