|5814784||Laser-welding techniques using pre-heated tool and enlarged beam|
A laser processing method establishes initial coupling between the laser beam and workpiece by irradiating an intermediate tool positioned adjacent the workpiece. The tool is more absorptive at the laser wavelength than the workpiece so that the efficienc...
|5517420||Method and apparatus for real-time control of laser processing of materials|
There is provided a method and apparatus for controlling, in real-time, processing variables in laser processing of materials using fuzzy logic control procedures by embedding expertise in the form of a rule base within a fuzzy logic controller. The metho...