1 November 2010 Interaction dynamics of spatially separated cavitation bubbles in water
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We present a high-speed photographic analysis of the interaction of cavitation bubbles generated in two spatially separated regions by femtosecond laser-induced optical breakdown in water. Depending on the relative energies of the femtosecond laser pulses and their spatial separation, different kinds of interactions, such as a flattening and deformation of the bubbles, asymmetric water flows, and jet formation were observed. The results presented have a strong impact on understanding and optimizing the cutting effect of modern femtosecond lasers with high repetition rates (>1 MHz).
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Nadine Tinne, Nadine Tinne, Silvia Schumacher, Silvia Schumacher, Valeria Nuzzo, Valeria Nuzzo, Cord L. Arnold, Cord L. Arnold, Holger Lubatschowski, Holger Lubatschowski, Tammo Ripken, Tammo Ripken, } "Interaction dynamics of spatially separated cavitation bubbles in water," Journal of Biomedical Optics 15(6), 068003 (1 November 2010). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.3526366 . Submission:

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