Laser Ablation and Desorption

Laser Ablation and Desorption

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This volume introduces the subject of laser ablation and desorption to scientists and engineers. It covers fundamental experimental and theoretical tools, models, and techniques, and introduces the most important applications. Clearly written and organized in a straightforward manner, Laser Ablation and Desorption lead the reader straight through the fundamentals of laser-surface interactions. Each chapter is self-contained and includes references to other chapters as necessary, so that readers may begin with the topic of greatest interest and follow the references to other aspects of the subject contained within the book.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 525 pages
  • 160 x 236.2 x 40.6mm | 1,156.67g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • b&w illustrations, index
  • 0124759750
  • 9780124759756

Table of contents

Introduction to laser desorption and ablation, J.C. Miller; mechanisms of laser ablation, R.F. Haglund; low fluence laser desorption and plume formation from wide bandgap crystalline materials, J.T. Dickinson; lasers, optics and thermal considerations in ablation experiments, C. Grigoropoulos; gas dynamics and the characterization; S. Schleberger, S. Speller and W. Heiland; surface modification with lasers, Z. Ball and R. Sauerbrey; chemical analysis by laser ablation, R.E. Russo; matrix-assisted laser desorption and ionization, J.A Carroll and R.C. Beavis; phyiscal mechanisms governing the ablation of biological tissue, G. Edwards; growth and doping of compound semiconductor films by pulsed laser ablation, D.H. Lowndes; laser ablation in optical components and thin films, M. Reichling; industrial applications of laser ablation, R.F. Haglund.
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