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Laser Technology

Applications in Adhesion and Related Areas
Eited by K.L. Mittal and Wei-Sheng Lei
Series: Adhesion and Adhesives: Fundamental and Applied Aspects
Copyright: 2018   |   Status: Published
ISBN: 9781119184935  |  Hardcover  |  

Price: $225 USD
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While there are many books on laser technology, this is the only available book on the adhesion and interfacial perspectives.

This unique book should be of great interest to those in materials science, chemistry, physics and engineering. The information consolidated in this book should be of much value and relevance to R&D personnel engaged in adhesion and adhesive bonding, surface modification (both physical and chemical) for a legion of applications, polymer welding, cleaning, dentistry, device fabrication, micro and nanostructures formation, and unravelling thin film/substrate adhesion behavior.

The acronym “Laser” is derived from Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. With the advent of the ruby laser in 1960, there has been tremendous research activity in developing novel, more versatile and more efficient laser sources or devices, as lasers applications are ubiquitous. Today, lasers are used in many areas of human endeavor and are routinely employed in a host of diverse fields: various branches of engineering, microelectronics, biomedical, medicine, dentistry, surgery, surface modification, to name just a few.
This book comprises 10 chapters from highly qualified academic researchers and industry specialists from companies such as NASA, Intel, Micron Technology, Applied Materials and focus on the application of lasers in adhesion and related areas. The topics covered include:
• Topographical modification of polymers and metals by laser ablation to create superhydrophobic surfaces;
• Non-ablative laser surface modification;
• Laser surface modification to enhance adhesion;
• Laser surface engineering of materials to modulate their wetting behavior;
• Laser surface modification in dentistry;
• Laser polymer welding;
• Laser based adhesion testing technique to measure thin film-substrate interface toughness;
• Laser surface removal of hard thin ceramic coatings;
• Laser removal of particles from surfaces;
• Laser induced thin film debonding for micro-device fabrication applications.

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Author / Editor Details
Kashmiri Lal Mittal was employed by the IBM Corporation from 1972 through 1993 Currently, he is teaching and consulting worldwide in the broad areas of adhesion as well as surface cleaning. He has received numerous awards and honors including the title of doctor honoris causa from Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland. He is the editor of more than 130 books dealing with adhesion measurement, adhesion of polymeric coatings, polymer surfaces, adhesive joints, adhesion promoters, thin films, polyimides, surface modification surface cleaning, and surfactants. Dr. Mittal is also the Founding Editor of the journal Reviews of Adhesion and Adhesives.

Wei-Sheng Lei is a senior technologist at Applied Materials, Inc. in developing advanced technologies and high-value, high-volume manufacturing equipment solutions for laser precision materials engineering applications. He holds a PhD in materials science from Harbin Institute of Technology of China and a Dr. rer. nat. degree in solid mechanics from RWTH Aachen University nof Germany. Dr. Lei is the co-inventor of more than 100 patents in the U.S. and other countries, and has published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences.

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Table of Contents
Part 1: Laser Surface Modification and Adhesion Enhancement
1 Topographical Modification of Polymers and Metals by Laser Ablation to Create Superhydrophobic Surfaces
Frank L. Palmieri and Christopher J. Wohl
2 Nonablative Laser Surface Modification
Andy Hooper
3 Wettability Characteristics of Laser Surface Engineered Polymers
D.G. Waugh and J. Lawrence
4 Laser Surface Modification for Adhesion Enhancement
Wei-Sheng Lei and Kash Mittal
5 Laser Surface Modification in Dentistry: Effect on the Adhesion of Restorative Materials
Regina Guenka Palma-Dibb, Juliana Jendiroba Faraoni, Walter Raucci-Neto and Alessandro Dibb
Part 2: Other Applications
6 Laser Polymer Welding
Rolf Klein
7 Laser Based Adhesion Testing Technique to Measur Thin Film-Substrate Interface Toughness
Soma Sekhar V. Kandula
8 Laser Induced Thin Film Debonding for Micro-Device Fabrication Applications br />Wei-Sheng Lei and Zhishui Yu
9 Laser Surface Cleaning: Removal of Hard Thin Ceramic Coatings
S. Marimuthu, A.M. Kamara, M F Rajemi, D. Whitehead, Mativenga and L. Li
10 Laser Removal of Particles from Surfaces
Changho Seo, Hyesung Shin and Dongsik Kim

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