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Computer simulations of laser-target interaction during pulsed laser deposition
Author(s): Bogdan Nastase; Ion N. Mihailescu
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Paper Abstract

We designed a computer program to investigate laser action upon materials. Basically, this program investigates temperature shape in target under the influence of laser absorption and evaporation. A numerical model for simulating laser-target interaction has been developed. The phenomena occurring in the target are analyzed by solving one-dimensional heat conduction equation under the condition of normal vaporization. We analyzed with this program the interaction between UV laser with fluence 5J/cm2 and a titanium target. We took into consideration the actual time shape of laser pulse. Results are in reasonable agreement with the experimental determination.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 October 2004
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5581, ROMOPTO 2003: Seventh Conference on Optics, (21 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.582894
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Bogdan Nastase, National Institute for Laser, Plasma, and Radiation Physics (Romania)
Ion N. Mihailescu, National Institute for Laser, Plasma, and Radiation Physics (Romania)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5581:
ROMOPTO 2003: Seventh Conference on Optics
Valentin I. Vlad, Editor(s)

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