Activation of colour changes in ceramic glazes by means of the Nd:YAG picosecond laser

Marek Strzelec, Jan Andrzej Marczak, Danuta Chmielewska, Antoni Sarzyński, Andrzej Olszyna, Krzysztof Szamałek, Dariusz Zasada

Abstract


The authors present the results of experiments associated with colour changes of various ceramic colouring agents utilised in marking and decoration of ceramics after illumination by means of the Nd:YAG picosecond laser. The photographic illustration of the illumination effects was complemented by the results of examinations regarding surface topography and substantial chemical modifications of ceramic materials detected using methods of materials science.

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