Femtosecond-laser ablation rates for a broad range of metals have been investigated and general trends are discussed. A newly developed technique allows the accurate measurement of the ablation rates at all times during the formation of holes.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Ablation of metals and semiconductors by ultrashort laser pulses

D. von der Linde
QThH5 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) 2000

Single-shot ultrashort-pulse laser ablation of single-crystalline metal samples

Juha-Matti Savolainen, Martin Snogdahl Christensen, and Peter Balling
CM_P10 The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO_Europe) 2011

Short-pulse laser ablation

C. Momma, S. Nolte, B. Chichkov, F. von Alvensleben, A. T√ľnnermann, and B. Wellegehausen
CWE3 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 1996


You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
Login to access Optica Member Subscription