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  • Vol. 7, Iss. 3 — Sep. 25, 2003
  • pp: 150–155

Transition of Femtosecond Laser Ablation Mechanism for Sodalime Glass Caused by Photoinduced Defects

Sae-Chae Jeoung, Jun-Rye Choi, Myung-Il Park, Mi-Ra Park, and Dae-Sik Choi  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of the Optical Society of Korea, Vol. 7, Issue 3, pp. 150-155 (2003)

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Femtosecond laser ablation mechanism was systematically investigated on sodalime glass in ambient conditions. The ablation crater diameter was measured for varying numbers of laser pulses as for varying well as the laser fluence. The analysis of the results with a one dimensional spatial Gaussian fluence distribution reveals that the inherent ablation mechanism has been altered from a multi-photon process to a single photon excitation due to defect sites that have been accumulated by successive laser pulses. Furthermore, the transition between the two regimes was found to be a function of both the laser fluence and the number of laser shots.

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OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(320.7130) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in condensed matter, including semiconductors

Original Manuscript: June 27, 2003
Published: September 1, 2003

Sae-Chae Jeoung, Jun-Rye Choi, Myung-Il Park, Mi-Ra Park, and Dae-Sik Choi, "Transition of Femtosecond Laser Ablation Mechanism for Sodalime Glass Caused by Photoinduced Defects," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 7, 150-155 (2003)

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