NASA develops ultrafast laser machining technique to weld together dissimilar substances used in spacecraft components

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Bonding dissimilar materials using laser machining technique intended to eliminate the use of epoxies that can contaminate sensitive spacecraft components

NASA scientists are exploring the use of an ultrafast laser machining technique that could be used in a variety of spaceflight applications. These include the welding of dissimilar substances, and ...

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