Have you read any chapters from the recently released book Advanced Engineering of Materials Through Lasers by our colleague Sunil Pathak yet? A chapter on the topic of surface morphology of Nimonic Alloy 263™ in Nanosecond Pulsed Laser Ablation has just been released.
It has has been written in collaboration with Zhehao Jiang (Loughborough University, UK), S. Subramani (University of Chemistry and Technology Prague) J. Radhakrishnan (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain) and Sundar Marimuthu (The Manufacturing Technology Centre, UK).
Nimonic Alloy 263™ is a class of nickel-based superalloy with extraordinary properties used in the rigorous executing conditions in gas turbines for its superior mechanical strength and outstanding rust resistance ability. Laser beam machining (LBM) is one of the developed non-contact techniques used in fine manufacturing, especially in fabricating advanced metallic materials like nickel-based superalloy. Pulsed laser ablation (PLA) is an air ambient laser micromachining technique that has been proved as a sufficient solution in micro-scale machining precisely.
You can read the full abstract and purchase the chapter (or the whole book) here.