14 January 2000 Rock excavation with laser
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Proceedings Volume 3887, High-Power Lasers in Civil Engineering and Architecture; (2000) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.375204
Event: Advanced High-Power Lasers and Applications, 1999, Osaka, Japan
In order to excavate rock bed without reaction, the CO2 laser was utilized. Feasibility of using laser energy to excavate rock was evaluated. Two kinds of rock were subjected to CO2 laser beam preliminary experiment. The cross section of rock samples subjected to CO2 laser was observed carefully along the depth from the irradiated surface.
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Kaori Nagai, Kaori Nagai, Masaru Sato, Masaru Sato, Hiromichi Hattori, Hiromichi Hattori, Sivakumaran Wignarajah, Sivakumaran Wignarajah, Manabu Kinugasa, Manabu Kinugasa, } "Rock excavation with laser", Proc. SPIE 3887, High-Power Lasers in Civil Engineering and Architecture, (14 January 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.375204; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.375204


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