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New trends and results in fs-laser-driven materials processing
Author(s): Laszlo Nanai; Sandor Szatmari; Gregory J. Taft; Thomas F. George
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we report on the state-of-the-art of the ultrashort (fs) laser pulse-driven surface microprocessing of materials [metals, semiconductors and dielectrics (glasses and polymers)]. We emphasize the advantages of fs time scale pulses of laser-matter interactions, e.g., no heat effects in laser-coupled outside zones in plasma breakdown below intensity scales. A two-temperature model (energy coupling between electronic and phonon subsystems), the role of Dember effects, and ballistic transport are also considered.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 July 2004
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5506, Nonresonant Laser-Matter Interaction (NLMI-11), (15 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.579985
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Laszlo Nanai, Univ. of Szeged (Hungary)
Sandor Szatmari, Univ. of Szeged (Hungary)
Gregory J. Taft, Univ. of Wisconsin/Stevens Point (United States)
Thomas F. George, Univ. of Wisconsin/Stevens Point (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5506:
Nonresonant Laser-Matter Interaction (NLMI-11)
Mikhail N. Libenson, Editor(s)

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