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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 21, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 1982
  • pp: 2146–2152

Target temperature distribution generated and maintained by a scanning laser beam

Marija S. Scholl  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 21, Issue 12, pp. 2146-2152 (1982)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.21.002146


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Abstract

Calculations are presented which describe the temperature distribution resulting from a rapidly scanning laser beam over the target surface. The energy absorbed in a thin surface layer produces a surface temperature increase. The resulting temperature increase is calculated as a function of time for a number of significant scanning and target material parameters.

© 1982 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: August 4, 1981
Published: June 15, 1982

Citation
Marija S. Scholl, "Target temperature distribution generated and maintained by a scanning laser beam," Appl. Opt. 21, 2146-2152 (1982)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-21-12-2146


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