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Laser processing of photonics components with copper vapor lasers
Author(s): Elizabeth K. Illy; Heather J. Booth; Graham Rutterford; Martyn R. H. Knowles
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Paper Abstract

Materials processing using copper vapor lasers is discussed with particular reference to the manufacture of photonics components. The visible and UV wavelengths available from the copper laser can both be used for efficient micromachining of inherently hard materials, such as ceramic, diamond and metal, as well as in the fabrication of fiber Bragg gratings.

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Date Published: 15 April 2003
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4941, Laser Micromachining for Optoelectronic Device Fabrication, (15 April 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.468487
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Elizabeth K. Illy, Oxford Lasers Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Heather J. Booth, Oxford Lasers Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Graham Rutterford, Oxford Lasers Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Martyn R. H. Knowles, Oxford Lasers Ltd. (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4941:
Laser Micromachining for Optoelectronic Device Fabrication
Andreas Ostendorf, Editor(s)

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