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Excimer Laser-Induced Oxidation And Roughening Of Metal Surfaces
Author(s): G Kinsman; W. W. Duley
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Paper Abstract

It has been found that excimer laser radiation, at intensities of 108-109 W cm-2 irradiating metal targets in air, can result in both surface roughening and oxidation. The increased absorptivity E(A,T), as a result of the surface modification, has been measured directly. Using a calorimetric technique, the measured absorptivity at 10.6μm, indicates that the coupling of CO2 laser radiation can be greatly enhanced with a pre-treating series of overlapping excimer pulses.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 October 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0957, Laser Beam Surface Treating and Coating, (24 October 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.947708
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G Kinsman, York University (Canada)
W. W. Duley, York University (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0957:
Laser Beam Surface Treating and Coating
Gerd Sepold, Editor(s)

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