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Precision laser bending of thin precious metal alloys
Author(s): R. C. Campbell; B. R. Campbell; T. M. Lehecka; J. A. Palmer; G. A. Knorovsky
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Paper Abstract

Lasers are capable of delivering energy to a metal to induce stresses from the thermal gradient through the material. Under the right conditions these stresses can cause the metal to bend. Experiments were conducted to produce bending in the metal, Neyoro® G, and samples with a titanium coating on one side. In the experiments, both upward and downward bending was observed. The titanium coated samples showed potential to be more controllable than the uncoated samples.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 March 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6459, Laser-based Micro- and Nanopackaging and Assembly, 64590U (20 March 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.705257
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R. C. Campbell, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
B. R. Campbell, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
T. M. Lehecka, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
J. A. Palmer, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
G. A. Knorovsky, Sandia National Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6459:
Laser-based Micro- and Nanopackaging and Assembly
Wilhelm Pfleging; Yongfeng Lu; Kunihiko Washio; Friedrich G. Bachmann; Willem Hoving, Editor(s)

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