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Gerard A Mourou, Detao Du, Subrata K Dutta, Victor Elner, Ron Kurtz, Paul R Lichter, Xinbing Liu, Peter P Pronko, Jeffrey A Squier: Method for controlling configuration of laser induced breakdown and ablation. The Regents of the University of Michigan, Barnes Kisselle Raisch Choate Whittemore & Hulbert PC, August 12, 1997: US05656186 (331 worldwide citation)

In one aspect the invention provides a method for laser induced breakdown of a material with a pulsed laser beam where the material is characterized by a relationship of fluence breakdown threshold (F.sub.th) versus laser beam pulse width (T) that exhibits an abrupt, rapid, and distinct change or at ...


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GĂ©rard Mourou, Detao Du, Subrata K Dutta, Victor Elner, Ron Kurtz, Paul R Lichter, Xinbing Liu, Peter P Pronko, Jeffrey A Squier: Method for controlling configuration of laser induced breakdown and ablation. The Regents of the University of Michigan, Young & Basile P C, March 19, 2002: USRE037585 (1 worldwide citation)

In one aspect the invention provides a method for laser induced breakdown of a material with a pulsed laser beam where the material is characterized by a relationship of fluence breakdown threshold (F