1 August 1990 Comparative performances of CO2 and YAG lasers in the cutting of stainless steel
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Proceedings Volume 1277, High-Power Solid State Lasers and Applications; (1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20589
Event: The International Congress on Optical Science and Engineering, 1990, The Hague, Netherlands
Abstract
In the field of the EUREKA program n° 249 which relates to high power YAG lasers, L'AIR LIQUIDE studies the comparative performances of C02 and YAG lasers in the cutting and welding of materials. Stainless steel cutting is the second step of those comparative studies. The experiments have been done on a 1 ,5 kW continuous wave ( CW) C02 laser and on a pulsed 600 W YAG laser, prototype of the 1 kW series that LUMONICS is launching now ( 1) , ( 2) ( see C02 and YAG lasers p . 9 top fig .1).
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Christophe Guillas, Christian Le Gall, Sophie Theveney, Philippe Lefebvre, "Comparative performances of CO2 and YAG lasers in the cutting of stainless steel", Proc. SPIE 1277, High-Power Solid State Lasers and Applications, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20589; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.20589
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YAG lasers

Laser cutting

Oxygen

High power lasers

Gases

Continuous wave operation

Solid state lasers

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