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Picosecond Pulsed Laser Ablation for the Surface Preparation of Epoxy Composites

  title={Picosecond Pulsed Laser Ablation for the Surface Preparation of Epoxy Composites},
  author={Frank L. Palmieri and Rodolfo Ledesma and Tayler Fulton and Alexandria Z. Arthur and K.T. Eldridge and Sheila A. Thibeault and Yi Lin and Christopher J. Wohl and John W. Connell},
As part of a technical challenge under the Advanced Composites Program, methods for improving pre-bond process control for aerospace composite surface treatments and inspections, in conjunction with Federal Aviation Administration guidelines, are under investigation. The overall goal is to demonstrate high fidelity, rapid and reproducible surface treatment and surface characterization methods to reduce uncertainty associated with the bonding process. The desired outcomes are reliable bonded… 

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