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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 1 — Jan. 13, 2014
  • pp: 166–176

Effect of oblique force source induced by laser ablation on ultrasonic generation

Yuning Guo, Dexing Yang, Ying Chang, and Wei Gao  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 166-176 (2014)

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The effect of asymmetry caused by oblique line-shaped laser ablation on the generation of ultrasonic waves in metal, especially the effect of transverse component of the ablation force source on the ultrasonic waves is analyzed. Due to the oblique force source, the displacements of shear wave increase obviously by the enhanced shear force, the energy concentration area of longitudinal wave deflects to the small range centered on the incident direction while that of shear wave is approximately perpendicular to incident direction. In addition, surface wave enhances in the direction of transverse power flow. Furthermore, some ultrasonic characteristics under vortex laser ablation condition are inferred.

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OCIS Codes
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3390) Lasers and laser optics : Laser materials processing
(350.5340) Other areas of optics : Photothermal effects
(280.3375) Remote sensing and sensors : Laser induced ultrasonics

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: May 20, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 4, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 13, 2013
Published: January 2, 2014

Yuning Guo, Dexing Yang, Ying Chang, and Wei Gao, "Effect of oblique force source induced by laser ablation on ultrasonic generation," Opt. Express 22, 166-176 (2014)

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