• Gap Bridging in Laser Transmission Welding of Thermoplastics 

      Chen, Mingliang (2009-09-26)
      Contour laser transmission welding (LTW) is a technology that has potential for joining large and complicated thermoplastic parts. Thermal expansion is the primary driving force to bridge potential gaps at the weld. A ...
    • Laser Welding of Alumina Ceramic Substrates with Two Fixed Beams 

      Sedore, Blake (2013-04-30)
      Laser welding was investigated as a potential joining technology for alumina ceramic substrates. The objective of this study was to develop a method to preheat the ceramic using a single defocused laser beam prior to ...