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  • Vol. 79, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2012
  • pp: 376–381

Study of the processes by which a photosensitive glass–ceramic is modified with the radiation of a CO2 laser

É. I. Ageev and V. P. Veĭko  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 79, Issue 6, pp. 376-381 (2012)

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The action of laser radiation with wavelength λ=10.6µm causes substantial structural changes in photosensitive glass as a consequence of the processes of induced crystallization and secondary amorphization, which occur at a high rate and are reversible. As a result of such structure–phase transformations, the original materials acquire completely new properties, including chemical, optical, mechanical, etc. properties.

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Original Manuscript: November 1, 2011
Published: June 29, 2012

É. I. Ageev and V. P. Veĭko, "Study of the processes by which a photosensitive glass–ceramic is modified with the radiation of a CO2 laser," J. Opt. Technol. 79, 376-381 (2012)

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