Developments in pulsed and continuous wave laser welding technologies

J. Zhou, H. L. Tsai

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Abstract

This chapter first describes the history and current status of the laser welding technology. Then, fundamentals of laser welding, such as keyhole formation and collapse, laser-plasma interaction, weld pool dynamics, porosity formation mechanisms, metal melting and solidification, etc., are elaborated. Finally, new developments in laser welding such as hybrid laser-arc welding, multi-beam laser welding, electromagnetically assisted laser welding, and future challenges and development of laser welding are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Laser Welding Technologies
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages103-138
Number of pages36
ISBN (Electronic)9780857098771
ISBN (Print)9780857092649
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 30 2013

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  • Engineering(all)

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    Zhou, J., & Tsai, H. L. (2013). Developments in pulsed and continuous wave laser welding technologies. In Handbook of Laser Welding Technologies (pp. 103-138). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1533/9780857098771.1.103