Publication of a new paper (as Communication) in Photonics:
Daniel Smith, Soon Hock Ng, Amanda Tang, Tomas Katkus, Daniel Moraru, and Saulius Juodkazis
“Crystalline Flat Surface Recovered by High-Temperature Annealing after Laser Ablation”, Photonics vol. 10, pp. 594-1-11 (2023). LINK
(Special Issue on “Research in Computational Optics”)
Congratulations to the team at Swinburne University of Technology for providing an insight into what happens when sapphire is laser-annealed and then treated through high-temperature annealing. Extensions of these insights to other materials, like silicon, can be expected.