Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 11, Issue 2–3, pp 213–224 | Cite as

Laser materials processing

  • G L Goswami
  • Dilip Kumar
Proceedings Of The Winter School On Laser Material Processing


The ability of the laser to produce a controlled and intense source of heat is the key characteristic which has led to its recent emergence as an important manufacturing tool. In this paper we have discussed the different techniques of laser materials processing and have given a brief description of their important applications.


Laser materials processing laser welding heat transfer mechanism laser cutting laser drilling laser glazing laser cladding laser alloying 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G L Goswami
    • 1
  • Dilip Kumar
    • 1
  1. 1.Radiometallurgy DivisionBhabha Atomic Research CentreTrombay, BombayIndia

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