Ultrafast-laser pulsetrain-burst processing (microsecond bursts at 100 MHz) is an option for fluence-delivery which leads to exceptional characteristics of morphology and processing-rates; we describe the background science and application to mitigation of high-power laser-induced damage.
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L. McKinney, F. Frank, D. Graper, J. Dean, P. Forrester, M. Rioblanc, M. Nantel, and R. Marjoribanks, "Ultrafast Laser Pulsetrain-Burst (>100 MHz) Processing of Glasses for Laser-Damage Mitigation and Photonic Applications," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JTuD9.
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