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Formation of a periodic wave structure on the dry surface of a solid by TEA-CO2-laser pulses

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The formation of periodic wave patterns on surfaces of insulators and metals by means of TEA-CO2-laser pulses was observed. The wavelength of the patterns equals that of the laser radiation. The phenomenon is illustrated by samples of quartz glass and copper.

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Siegrist, M., Kaech, G. & Kneubühl, F.K. Formation of a periodic wave structure on the dry surface of a solid by TEA-CO2-laser pulses. Appl. Phys. 2, 45–46 (1973). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00900492

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  • TEA-CO2-laser
  • Laser interactions with solids
  • Laser-induced surface structure