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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 23 — Nov. 9, 2009
  • pp: 20756–20761

Two-dimensional periodic structure induced by single-beam femtosecond laser pulses irradiating titanium

Yongguang Huang, Shibing Liu, Wei Li, Yuanxing Liu, and Wei Yang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 23, pp. 20756-20761 (2009)

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A novel two-dimensional (2-D) periodic structure on the ablated hole wall is formed by using the method of single-beam femtosecond laser pulses irradiating a titanium target. This 2-D structure on the ablated surface, after consecutive irradiation of 10000 pulses, presents different spatial periods which characters a 1500 nm period along the hole wall in the vertical direction and a 400 nm period in the azimuthal direction of the hole. The reported experimental results can be well interpreted by a prophetic theoretical model of Bonch-Bruevich (A. M. Bonch-Bruevich et al., Opt. Eng. 31, 718 (1992)).

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OCIS Codes
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(160.3900) Materials : Metals
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication

ToC Category:
Laser Microfabrication

Original Manuscript: October 5, 2009
Revised Manuscript: October 23, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: October 23, 2009
Published: October 28, 2009

Yongguang Huang, Shibing Liu, Wei Li, Yuanxing Liu, and Wei Yang, "Two-dimensional periodic structure induced by single-beam femtosecond laser pulses irradiating titanium," Opt. Express 17, 20756-20761 (2009)

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