15 December 2000 Laser ultrasonics: a new tool for the industry
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Proceedings Volume 4087, Applications of Photonic Technology 4; (2000) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.406355
Event: 2000 International Conference on Application of Photonic Technology (ICAPT 2000), 2000, Quebec City, Canada
Abstract
In this paper we explore laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) at relatively low energies in the range 10 - 350 tJ. We present measurements ofthe threshold laser energy needed for LIBS and the scaling of plasma size and crater size with energy. The effects of the laser pulse length and gating of the detector on the LIB spectra are studied and we also assess the use ofmicrojoule LIBS for the identification ofAl alloys.
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Alain Blouin, Marc Choquet, Daniel Levesque, Andre Moreau, Jean-Pierre Monchalin, "Laser ultrasonics: a new tool for the industry", Proc. SPIE 4087, Applications of Photonic Technology 4, (15 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.406355; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.406355
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