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Power laser application for security glass production
Author(s): Vladimir Abashkin; Elena Achimova
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Paper Abstract

Modern glass application needs to move from traditional tempering with only average controlled fragmentation of security glass to computerized controlled fragmentation by developing engineered stress profiles in glass article. The new treatment methods of soda-lime float glass using irradiation by power Nd:YAG laser which is moved by robot will be discussed. The transparency of glass for laser wavelength is one of the problems of glass treatment by laser. Noncontact stress control by light scattering will be shown. The two main objectives of this work will be discussed: 1. Glass treatment by power laser beam directed to secure glass production; 2. Control methods of residual stress into float glasses treated by laser.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 2010
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7469, ROMOPTO 2009: Ninth Conference on Optics: Micro- to Nanophotonics II, 746906 (17 May 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.859827
Show Author Affiliations
Vladimir Abashkin, Institute of Applied Physics (Moldova)
Elena Achimova, Institute of Applied Physics (Moldova)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7469:
ROMOPTO 2009: Ninth Conference on Optics: Micro- to Nanophotonics II
Valentin I. Vlad, Editor(s)

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