We investigate the ablation rates of metals and dielectrics using a Ti:Sapphire oscillator. Prior work on burst ablation has been performed using high-power lasers and significant increases were observed. These two modalities will be compared.
© 2007 OSA
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
J. Choi, R. Bernath, M. Ramme, and M. Richardson, "Increase of Ablation Rate Using Burst Mode Femtosecond Pulses," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JThD101.