[ 261WALAELBV13 ] VL Introduction to Laser Processing

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year Physics Klaus Piglmayer 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Technical Physics 2013W
Objectives Basics of Laser-material interactions, with respect to industrial, medical and scientific applications
  • Characteristics and tuning of Laser beams
  • Absorption and Laser-induced temperature rise in materials
  • Melting, ablation
  • Interaction with nanoparticles
  • Interference effects at surfaces
  • Laser-induced chemical/physical processes
Criteria for evaluation Oral exam
Methods Stepwise development of contents on the blackboard
Language German or English
Study material D. Bäuerle: Laser Processing and Chemistry, 4th Ed. Springer 2011
P. Schaaf: Laser Processing of Materials: Fundamentals, Applications and Developments, Springer 2010
J. Dowden: The Theory of Laser Materials Processing: Heat and Mass Transfer in Modern Technology, Springer 2009
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture (*)TPMWAVOLMWW: VO Laser-Materie Wechselwirkung (3 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment