Ultrafast laser microwelding of optical materials

Duncan Paul Hand*, Richard M. Carter, Robert R. Thomson, Matthew Jan Daniel Esser, Michael Troughton, Ian Elder, Robert Lamb

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Construction of precision optical systems (e.g. lasers) involves bonding optical materials (glasses and crystals - mirrors, beamsplitters, laser crystals) to structural materials (typically metals). An ultrafast laser welding process for such applications is described.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology 2018
PublisherOSA Publishing
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580422
Publication statusPublished - 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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