Surface Chemical Reaction of Laser Ablated Aluminum Sample for Detonation Initiation

  • Chang-hwan Kim
  • Jack J. Yoh
Conference paper


Laser ablation is the principle mechanism upon which many laser processing techniques rely, including materials processing, laser propulsion, and chemical analysis of materials of interest. An important factor on this account is the ambient condition since the ablation process in air may encounter strong laser supported waves [1].


Shock Wave Detonation Wave Detonation Velocity Detonation Initiation Shadowgraph Image 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chang-hwan Kim
    • 1
  • Jack J. Yoh
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringSeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea

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