Femtosecond Laser Desorption of Thin Polymer Films from a Dielectric Surface
1 Joint University of Ottawa/National Research Council Laboratory for Attosecond Science, 100 Sussex Dr., Ottawa, ON K1A 0R6, Canada
2 Emerging Priorities Division, Environment Canada, Gatineau, QC K1A 0H3, Canada
3 Science and Technology, Canadian Space Agency, Gov. Liaison Office, 240 Sparks St., Ottawa, ON K1A 1A1, Canada
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We desorb polymer films from fused silica with a femtosecond laser and characterize the results by atomic force microscopy. Our study as a function of beam geometry and energy reveals two ways of achieving spatially controlled nanodesorption.
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