22 September 1987 Ablation Of Laser Irradiated Metal Surfaces
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Proceedings Volume 0801, High Power Lasers: Sources, Laser-Material Interactions, High Excitations, and Fast Dynamics; (1987); doi: 10.1117/12.941259
Event: Fourth International Symposium on Optical and Optoelectronic Applied Sciences and Engineering, 1987, The Hague, Netherlands
Abstract
The time-development of a laser irradiated surface in the case of a high ablation rate is given by the local energy balance. The analytical solution is found by the method of characteristics. The macroscopic shape of the metal decays into a self-similar surface shape. The ablation rate depends on the amplitude and the spatial period of the surface such that the contour is smoothed out in the course of time. Linear polarization of the laser beam induces an anisotropy of the irradiated surface.
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W. Schulz, G . Simon, H. EiBfeldt, "Ablation Of Laser Irradiated Metal Surfaces", Proc. SPIE 0801, High Power Lasers: Sources, Laser-Material Interactions, High Excitations, and Fast Dynamics, (22 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.941259; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.941259
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Laser ablation

Polarization

Metals

Absorption

High power lasers

Laser processing

Geometrical optics

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