Laser Additive Manufacturing: Design, Materials, Processes and Applications
Yin, Jie (editor)
Liu, Yang (editor)
Zhao, Ping (editor)
Laser-based additive manufacturing (LAM) is a revolutionary advanced digital manufacturing technology developed in recent decades, which is also a key strategic technology for technological innovation and industrial sustainability. This technology unlocks the design and constraints of traditional manufacturing and meets the needs of complex geometry fabrication and high-performance part fabrication. A deeper understanding of the design, materials, processes, structures, properties and applications is desired to produce novel functional devices, as well as defect-free structurally sound and reliable LAM parts.The topics in this Special Issue reprint include macro- and micro-scale additive manufacturing with lasers, such as structure/material design, fabrication, modeling and simulation, in situ characterization of additive manufacturing processes and ex situ materials characterization and performance, with an overview that covers various applications in aerospace, biomedicine, optics and energy.In this Special Issue reprint, papers on different subjects were published after the high-quality reviewing process, with a total of 17 contributions (1 editorial, 2 review papers and 14 original research papers) and times viewed being over 13K (as of Nov 15 2022). Six articles were selected as Editor’s Choice, and one article was selected as the Issue Cover (Volume 13, Issue 8).
KeywordsMg-Zn solid solution; laser sintering; mechanical alloying; corrosion resistance; directed energy deposition; additive manufacturing; bimetal; analytical model; printability maps; femtosecond laser; hyaluronic acid methacryloyl; polyethylene glycol diacrylate; stimuli-responsiveness; selective laser melting; laser powder bed fusion; Ti–6Al–4V; heat treatment; annealing; laser cutting; non-contact process; neutron tube shells; 304 stainless steel; fiber laser; thermal transmission simulation; Ti-6Al-4V; dynamic behaviors; porosity; spall; NiTi alloy; CuSn10 alloy; dissimilar materials; interfacial bonding properties; laser material deposition; pulse wave laser; temperature field simulation; surface quality; microstructural features; corrosion behavior; laser melting injection; W particles; Al alloys; wear; iron bone implant; zinc sulfide; degradation properties; passivation film; thermal management materials; titanium-coated diamond/copper composites; copper-coated diamond/copper composites; selective laser sintering; carbon fiber reinforced polyamide composites; strain rate; hygroscopicity; additively manufacture; 17-4PH stainless steel; laser additive manufacturing; Poisson’s ratio; anti-tetrachiral stents; biocompatibility; spatter; in situ detection; generation mechanism; detrimental effects; counter-measures; compression; microstructure transformation; dislocation pinning; recovery ability; n/a
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Publication date and placeBasel, 2023
Technology: general issues
History of engineering & technology