Femtosecond, picosecond and nanosecond laser ablation of solids
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- Chichkov, B.N., Momma, C., Nolte, S. et al. Appl. Phys. A (1996) 63: 109. doi:10.1007/BF01567637
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Laser ablation of solid targets by 0.2–5000 ps Ti: Sapphire laser pulses is studied. Theoretical models and qualitative explanations of experimental results are presented. Advantages of femtosecond lasers for precise material processing are discussed and demonstrated.