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Measuring laser beam welding power using the force of light



Paul A. Williams, Jeffrey W. Sowards, Brian J. Simonds


A novel optical laser-power measurement technique offers high accuracy in real time.
Welding Journal


Radiation pressure, high power laser, metrology, radiometry, laser welding


Williams, P. , Sowards, J. and Simonds, B. (2016), Measuring laser beam welding power using the force of light, Welding Journal, [online], (Accessed June 13, 2024)


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Created March 1, 2016, Updated April 7, 2017