Short-pulse laser materials processing

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While there is much that we have learned about materials processing in the ultrashort-pulse regime, there is an enormous amount that we don`t know. How short does the pulse have to be to achieve a particular cut (depth, material, quality)? How deep can you cut? What is the surface roughness? These questions are clearly dependent upon the properties of the material of interest along with the short-pulse interaction physics. From a technology standpoint, we are asked: Can you build a 100 W average power system ? A 1000 W average power system? This proposal seeks to address these questions with ... continued below

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Stuart, B.C.; Perry, M.D.; Myers, B.R.; Banks, P.S. & Honea, E.C. June 18, 1997.

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While there is much that we have learned about materials processing in the ultrashort-pulse regime, there is an enormous amount that we don`t know. How short does the pulse have to be to achieve a particular cut (depth, material, quality)? How deep can you cut? What is the surface roughness? These questions are clearly dependent upon the properties of the material of interest along with the short-pulse interaction physics. From a technology standpoint, we are asked: Can you build a 100 W average power system ? A 1000 W average power system? This proposal seeks to address these questions with a combined experimental and theoretical program of study. Specifically, To develop an empirical database for both metals and dielectrics which can be used to determine the pulse duration and wavelength necessary to achieve a specific machining requirement. To investigate Yb:YAG as a potential laser material for high average power short-pulse systems both directly and in combination with titanium doped sapphire. To develop a conceptual design for a lOOW and eventually 5OOW average power short-pulse system.

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  • Other: DE98052158
  • Report No.: UCRL-ID--127937
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • DOI: 10.2172/586810 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 586810
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc690757

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Stuart, B.C.; Perry, M.D.; Myers, B.R.; Banks, P.S. & Honea, E.C. Short-pulse laser materials processing, report, June 18, 1997; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc690757/: accessed August 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.