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Influence of laser pulse duration on the ablation efficiency of metals
Author(s): Catherine Chaleard; Vincent Detalle; Sylvain Kocon; Jean-Luc Lacour; Patrick Mauchien; Pierre Meynadier; Corinne Nouvellon; Pavel Palianov; Michel Perdrix; Guillaume Petite; Beatrice Salle; Alexandre F. Semerok
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Paper Abstract

Laser ablation of pure metals by femtosecond, picosecond and nanosecond pulses is studied in air at atmospheric pressure. Craters created after interaction of visible and UV laser pulses with the targets are investigated. The dependence of the ablation efficiency in terms of ablated volume per unit of energy on the pulse duration is discussed.

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Date Published: 26 May 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3404, ALT'97 International Conference on Laser Surface Processing, (26 May 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.308652
Show Author Affiliations
Catherine Chaleard, CEA Saclay (France)
Vincent Detalle, CEA Saclay (France)
Sylvain Kocon
Jean-Luc Lacour, CEA Saclay (France)
Patrick Mauchien, CEA Saclay (France)
Pierre Meynadier, CEA Saclay (France)
Corinne Nouvellon, CEA Saclay (France)
Pavel Palianov, CEA Saclay (France)
Michel Perdrix, CEA Saclay (France)
Guillaume Petite, CEA Saclay (France)
Beatrice Salle, CEA Saclay (France)
Alexandre F. Semerok, CEA Saclay (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3404:
ALT'97 International Conference on Laser Surface Processing
Vladimir I. Pustovoy, Editor(s)

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