Inhomogeneous absorption of laser radiation: trigger of LIPSS formation

J.Z.P. Skolski, Gerardus Richardus, Bernardus, Engelina Römer, J. Vincenc Obona, V. Ocelik, Bert Huis in 't Veld, J.Th.M. de Hosson

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The finite-difference time-domain method is used to study the inhomogeneous absorption of lin-early polarized laser radiation below a rough surface. The results are analyzed in the frequency do-main. It is shown that laser-induced periodic surface structures, with a periodicity larger than the la-ser wavelength, can be understood in the frame of an electromagnetic approach
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-5
JournalJournal of laser micro nanoengineering
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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