Excimer-laser-induced ablation has been used to produce surface structuring of various metals. Such structuring contributed to a 5–15% enhancement of the bonding strength of these metals when a commercial adhesive was used.
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Fryad Henari and Werner Blau, "Excimer-laser surface treatment of metals for improved adhesion," Appl. Opt. 34, 581-584 (1995)