Femtosecond laser micromachining of sapphire

K.S. Kim, D.R. Jones, E.A.J.M. Bente, J.M. Girkin, M.D. Dawson

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50 fs pulse laser micromachining of sapphire has been demonstrated. The smooth and clean features and high ablation rate have proven the suitability of this technique for micro-scale machining of this technologically important material

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2001
Event14th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers-and-Electro-Optics-Society - San Diego, United States
Duration: 11 Nov 200115 Nov 2001


Conference14th Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers-and-Electro-Optics-Society
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Diego


  • chemical lasers
  • ultrafast optics
  • power lasers
  • power generation
  • optical pulses
  • micromachining
  • machining
  • laser mode locking
  • laser beams
  • laser ablation

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