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Fundamentals of Laser Micromachining

1st Edition

By Ronald Schaeffer

CRC Press

260 pages

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Description

Due to their flexible and efficient capabilities, lasers are often used over more traditional machining technologies, such as mechanical drilling and chemical etching, in manufacturing a wide variety of products, from medical implants, gyroscopes, and drug delivery catheters to aircraft engines, printed circuit boards, and fuel cells. Fundamentals

Table of Contents

Introduction. Laser Theory and Operation. Optics. Light-Material Interaction. System Integration. Discussion of Some Processing Techniques. Applications. Materials. Metrology and Cleaning. Conclusion. Appendix. Index.

About the Author

Ronald Schaeffer is the chief executive officer of PhotoMachining, Inc. He earned a PhD in physical chemistry from Lehigh University and has been involved in laser manufacture and materials processing for more than 25 years. He currently writes a column for MICROmanufacturing and is on the editorial advisory board of Industrial Laser Solutions.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC019000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Lasers & Photonics
TEC020000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Manufacturing
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science