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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 7, Iss. 2 — Jul. 17, 2000
  • pp: 56–67

Industrial applications of laser micromachining

Malcolm C. Gower  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 7, Issue 2, pp. 56-67 (2000)

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The use of pulsed lasers for microprocessing material in several manufacturing industries is presented. Microvia, ink jet printer nozzle and biomedical catheter hole drilling, thin-film scribing and micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) fabrication applications are reviewed.

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

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Laser ablation

Original Manuscript: May 24, 2000
Published: July 17, 2000

Malcolm Charles Gower, "Industrial applications of laser micromachining," Opt. Express 7, 56-67 (2000)

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