Nanograting Orientation Influence on Stress Induced by Femtosecond Laser in Fused Silica
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering Eindhoven University of Technology Den Dolech 2, 5612 AZ Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2 Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
* e-mail: A.Champion@tue.nl
Under certain conditions, femtosecond lasers can be used to introduce self-organized nanogratings in the bulk of fused silica. Here, we report that the nanogratings orientation influences the induced stress distribution around laser affected zones.
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