3742182 is referenced by 57 patents and cites 6 patents.

A technique of constructing a plurality of holes in sheet material by scanning a coherent laser beam across holes in a mask overlaying said material. The use of a stream of gas coaxially aligned with said coherent light beam is also disclosed. A special technique is included for making one or more holes in a non-homogeneous particulate sheet material having finely divided particles held together by a binder, such as green (unbaked) ceramic, with the use of a coaxial coherent light beam and gas pressure stream.

Method for scanning mask forming holes with a laser beam
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Publication Number
Application Date
December 27, 1971
Publication Date
June 26, 1973
Saunders Richard J
Coherent Radiation
B23k 27/00
H05K 03/00
B23K 26/00
B23K 26/14
B23K 26/38
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