Materials processing using abruptly autofocusing beams Conference Paper uri icon


  • Radially symmetric Airy optical beams exhibit a focus area that is strongly nonsymmetric and abrupt. We use this unique feature to precisely deliver energy in the bulk of fused silica without affecting the preceding material. OSA 2013.

published proceedings

  • CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013

author list (cited authors)

  • Papazoglou, D. G., Panagiotopoulos, P., Couairon, A., & Tzortzakis, S.

complete list of authors

  • Papazoglou, DG||Panagiotopoulos, P||Couairon, A||Tzortzakis, S

publication date

  • November 2013