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LASeRpapers - recent papers of the Laser group

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Laser Microprocessing
Laser micro-forming using a pulsed Nd:YAG laser (2003)
Fiber Laser for Micro Cutting of Metals (2003)
Pulse Shaping for Micro Cutting Applications of Metals with Fiber Lasers (2004)

Laser Cutting

CO2 laser cutting of slate (2002)
Use of Fiber Lasers for Micro Cutting Applications in the Medical Device Industry (2002)

Laser Direct Fabrication

Achieving the potential of direct fabrication with lasers (2001)
A Method of Layer Height Control in Direct Laser Fabrication of 304L Stainless Steel (2003)
Increasing laser coupling using proactive layer height control in direct laser deposition (2004)
Optimisation of layer height control in direct laser deposition (2004)

Laser Cleaning
Laser removal of oxides and particles from copper surfaces for microelectronic fabrication (2000)
In-process monitoring techniques for laser cleaning (2000)
A study of the effect of the wavelength in the Q-switched Nd:YAG laser cleaning of gilded wood (2000)
Chromatic modulation technique for in-line surface monitoring and diagnostic (2000)
Chromatic modulation based acoustic analysis technique for in-process monitoring of laser
materials processing (1999)

Prediction system of surface damage (2000)
Removal of small particles on silicon wafer by laser-induced airborne plasma shock waves (2001)
Laser removal of oxides from a copper substrate using Q-switched Nd:YAG radiation at
1064 nm, 532 nm and 266 nm (1998)
Laser removal of copper particles from silicon wafers using UV, visible and IR radiation (2001)
Effect of wavelength and incident angle in the laser removal of particles from silicon wafers (2001)
Underlying Mechanisms in Laser Techniques for Art Conservation: (2001)
Two new mechanisms for laser cleaning using Nd:YAG sources (2003)
Ultraviolet laser removal of small metallic particles from silicon wafers (2002)
Shock Pressure Measurements for the Removal of Particles of Sub-micron Dimensions
from Silicon Wafers (2002)
Dust Removal from Next Generation Tokamaks by Laser and Flashlamp Cleaning (2001)
The Removal of Hydrocarbon Films using High-power Pulsed Flashlamp Irradiation (2005)

Laser Forming
3D laser forming of saddle shapes (2001)
Laser Forming of Aerospace Alloys (2001)
Strain Gauge Analysis of Laser Forming (2002)
High-powered laser forming of metallic components (2003)

Laser Assisted Forming for Ship Building (2003)
Laser Forming of Metal Laminate Composite Materials (2003)

Dynamic distortion measurements during laser forming of Ti-6Al-4V (2003)
Forming a new material (2004)
Iterative 3D laser forming of continuous surfaces (2004)
2-D laser forming comparative study on Nd:YAG of titanium alloy Ti-6AL-4V (2004)
Development of 2D and 3D laser forming strategies for thin section materials (2004)

Laser Forming of Thin Metal Components for 2D and 3D Applications Using a High Beam Quality, Low Power Nd:YAG Laser and Rapid Scanning Optics (2005)
Closed Loop 3-Dimensional Laser Forming of Developable Surfaces (2005)
Geometrical Influences on the Bend Angle Rate per Pass during Multi-Pass 2D Laser Forming (2005)
Laser Forming of Fibre Metal Laminates

Laser Surface Treatments
Influence of the overlapped area on the corrosion behaviour of laser treated aluminium alloys (1998)
Microstructure and Corrosion properties of laser surface processed aluminium alloys: a review (1997)
Localized corrosion of laser surface melted 2024-T351 aluminium alloy (1996)
Processing aspects of laser cladding an aluminium alloy onto steel (1995)
Automated workstation for variable composition laser cladding - its use for rapid alloy scanning (1995)
Laser alloying of aluminium alloys with chromium (1995)
Microstructural evolution in laser surface alloying of titanium with iridium (1997)

Laser Marking
Laser Engraving Gulf Pearl Shell - Aiding the Reconstruction of the Lyre of Ur

Laser Welding
Laser Welding of Aluminium Alloy 5083 (2002)
Blast and impact resistance studies of laser welded and riveted panel structures (2002)
Sensing for monitoring of the Laser-GMAW hybrid welding process (2004)
Micro welding with pulsed single mode fibre lasers (2004)

Laser Drilling
Investigation of the Nd:YAG laser percussion drilling process using high speed filming (1998)
Laser Percussion Drilling of Aerospace Material using a 10kW Peak Power Laser using a 400 �m Optical Fibre Delivery System (2004)

Laser Ignition
Laser Ignition of an IC Test Engine using an Nd: YAG Laser and the Effect of Key Laser Parameters on Engine Combustion Performance