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Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Production Engineering, Mining and Metallurgy, Traffic Engineering, Precision Mechanics
Abstract Three types of optical defects are present in the starting structure of specimens of PMM: nontransparent inclusions (1 µ and above), small (less than 1 µ) scattering centers, and local elastic-stress fields. The relationship between these defects and the damage centers excited by laser radiation is considered.
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