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Welding International

For a Special Issue on

Advances in Novel Laser Welding and Cladding Processes

Abstract deadline
30 April 2023

Manuscript deadline
31 December 2023

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Special Issue Editor(s)

Fanrong Kong, ESAB Advanced Joining Center at SMU, ESAB Corporation
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Ehsan Foroozmehr, Isfahan University of Technology
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Junjie Ma, General Motors R&D Center
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Advances in Novel Laser Welding and Cladding Processes

Laser processing technology has been playing a more and more critical role of increasing production efficiency and assuring quality improvements in variable industrial sectors. This Special Issue aims to share the state-of-the-art research achievements, ideas, and findings in advanced high-power laser materials processing. Particular attention may be paid to the novel laser welding and cladding technologies including fundamental research, process development, online sensing & control, and relevant industrial applications, especially in Automotive & Transportation Industry.

Submission Instructions

Research articles, short communications, and review papers on the following (but not limited to) topics are invited to be submitted for this special issue:

  • Adjustable ring mode (ARM) laser welding process
  • Wobbling laser welding process
  • Hybrid laser/arc welding process
  • Laser-hot wire welding/cladding process
  • Laser direct deposition manufacturing
  • Sensing and control of advanced laser processes
  • Numerical simulation of heat and mass transfer and mechanical behavior of metals in advanced laser processes

The expected submission of abstract is Aril 30, 2023, the estimated full-paper submission deadline is October 31, 2023, and an approximate publication date will be February 2024.

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