We are investigating a portable experimental apparatus that will enable in situ x-ray diagnostic studies of laser powder-bed fusion additive-manufacturing processes and offers the potential for real-time feedback and process control, dramatically accelerating materials development. Properly configured laboratory x-ray sources can provide process, structure, and property relationships for rapid certification of additively-manufactured components.
Lee, J. 2019. "Ultrafast Dynamics of Laser-Metal Interactions in Additive Manufacturing Alloys Captured by in situ X-ray Imaging." Materials Today Advances 1: 100002. LLNL-JRNL-756599.
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