Femtosecond Laser Post-Processing of Metal Parts Produced by Laser Additive Manufacturing
1 Townes Laser Institute, CREOL, University of Central Florida, 4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando, FL, 32816, USA
2 Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology, Steinbachstrasse 15, 52074, Aachen, Germany
3 Military Technical College, Cairo, Egypt
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High-repetition rate femtosecond laser radiation was utilized to improve surface quality of metal parts manufactured by laser additive techniques. This novel approach can be used to postprocess parts made of heat-sensitive materials, and to attain the designed net shape with micrometer precision.
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