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Title: Fundamentals of ultrafast laser–material interaction

Abstract

Short pulse laser irradiation has the ability to bring a material into a state of strong electronic, thermal, phase, and mechanical nonequilibrium and trigger a sequence of structural transformations leading to the generation of complex multiscale surface morphologies, unusual metastable phases, and microstructures that cannot be produced by any other means. In this article, we provide an overview of recent advancements and existing challenges in the understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of short pulse laser interaction with materials, including the material response to strong electronic excitation, ultrafast redistribution and partitioning of the deposited laser energy, the peculiarities of phase transformations occurring under conditions of strong superheating/undercooling, as well as laser-induced generation of crystal defects and modification of surface microstructure.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1565627
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
MRS Bulletin
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 41; Journal Issue: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 0883-7694
Publisher:
Materials Research Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Materials Science; Physics

Citation Formats

Shugaev, Maxim V., Wu, Chengping, Armbruster, Oskar, Naghilou, Aida, Brouwer, Nils, Ivanov, Dmitry S., Derrien, Thibault J. -Y., Bulgakova, Nadezhda M., Kautek, Wolfgang, Rethfeld, Baerbel, and Zhigilei, Leonid V. Fundamentals of ultrafast laser–material interaction. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1557/mrs.2016.274.
Shugaev, Maxim V., Wu, Chengping, Armbruster, Oskar, Naghilou, Aida, Brouwer, Nils, Ivanov, Dmitry S., Derrien, Thibault J. -Y., Bulgakova, Nadezhda M., Kautek, Wolfgang, Rethfeld, Baerbel, & Zhigilei, Leonid V. Fundamentals of ultrafast laser–material interaction. United States. doi:10.1557/mrs.2016.274.
Shugaev, Maxim V., Wu, Chengping, Armbruster, Oskar, Naghilou, Aida, Brouwer, Nils, Ivanov, Dmitry S., Derrien, Thibault J. -Y., Bulgakova, Nadezhda M., Kautek, Wolfgang, Rethfeld, Baerbel, and Zhigilei, Leonid V. Thu . "Fundamentals of ultrafast laser–material interaction". United States. doi:10.1557/mrs.2016.274.
@article{osti_1565627,
title = {Fundamentals of ultrafast laser–material interaction},
author = {Shugaev, Maxim V. and Wu, Chengping and Armbruster, Oskar and Naghilou, Aida and Brouwer, Nils and Ivanov, Dmitry S. and Derrien, Thibault J. -Y. and Bulgakova, Nadezhda M. and Kautek, Wolfgang and Rethfeld, Baerbel and Zhigilei, Leonid V.},
abstractNote = {Short pulse laser irradiation has the ability to bring a material into a state of strong electronic, thermal, phase, and mechanical nonequilibrium and trigger a sequence of structural transformations leading to the generation of complex multiscale surface morphologies, unusual metastable phases, and microstructures that cannot be produced by any other means. In this article, we provide an overview of recent advancements and existing challenges in the understanding of the fundamental mechanisms of short pulse laser interaction with materials, including the material response to strong electronic excitation, ultrafast redistribution and partitioning of the deposited laser energy, the peculiarities of phase transformations occurring under conditions of strong superheating/undercooling, as well as laser-induced generation of crystal defects and modification of surface microstructure.},
doi = {10.1557/mrs.2016.274},
journal = {MRS Bulletin},
issn = {0883-7694},
number = 12,
volume = 41,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {12}
}

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