Morphology and mechanisms of femtosecond laser-induced structural change in bulk transparent materials

Presentation Date: 

Thursday, May 10, 2001


Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Baltimore, MD)

Presentation Slides: 

Tightly-focused femtosecond laser pulses are used to produce localized structural changes in bulk glass. The morphology of these structures is studied using optical and electron microscopy, and several mechanisms for producing structural changes are identified.