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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 24 — Dec. 2, 2013
  • pp: 29090–29100

Examination of femtosecond laser matter interaction in multipulse regime for surface nanopatterning of vitreous substrates

Nadezda Varkentina, Thierry Cardinal, Fabien Moroté, Patrick Mounaix, Pascal André, Yannick Deshayes, and Lionel Canioni  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 24, pp. 29090-29100 (2013)

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The paper presents our results on laser micro- and nanostructuring of sodium aluminosilicate glass for the permanent storage purposes and photonics applications. Surface structuring is realized by fs laser irradiation followed by the subsequent etching in a potassium hydroxide (10M@80 °C) for 1 to 10 minutes. As the energy deposited is lower than the damage and/or ablation threshold, the chemical etching permits to produce small craters in the laser modified region. The laser parameters dependent interaction regimes are revealed by microscopic analysis (SEM and AFM). The influence of etching time on craters formation is investigated under different incident energies, number of pulses and polarization states.

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OCIS Codes
(160.2750) Materials : Glass and other amorphous materials
(230.4000) Optical devices : Microstructure fabrication
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.7130) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in condensed matter, including semiconductors

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: July 4, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 23, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 26, 2013
Published: November 18, 2013

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Nadezda Varkentina, Thierry Cardinal, Fabien Moroté, Patrick Mounaix, Pascal André, Yannick Deshayes, and Lionel Canioni, "Examination of femtosecond laser matter interaction in multipulse regime for surface nanopatterning of vitreous substrates," Opt. Express 21, 29090-29100 (2013)

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