X. Sedao


Mechanical Automation / Faculty of Engineering Technology



Building, Room

Horstring (building number 21)

HR, W-232


+31 53 489 2423

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+31 53 489 2502


+31 53 489 3631


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Dr. X. Sedao

University of Twente

Faculty of Engineering Technology (CTW)

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Laboratory of Mechanical Automation

Horstring, room HR W-232

P.O. Box 217

7500 AE Enschede

The Netherlands



Ph.D in experimental physics, National University of Ireland in Galway, Ireland

M.Eng & B.Eng, Tsinghua University, China

Employment record

2009-2011, Laboratoire Lasers Plasmas et Procédés Photoniques, CNRS, France


Sedao has studied and worked in a few different countries. His main work focused on applied laser technology. The applications in photovoltaics and surface nano-structuring have been given major attention on in the recent years.


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1. Sedao, T.JY. Derrien, G.R.B.E. Romer, et al., 'Laser nano-structuring using a transportable micro-sphere optic array', Journal of Applied Physics (manuscript submitted).

2. N. Haustrup, Sedao, A. Conneely, G.M. O’Connor, 'Laser Induced Liquefaction of Tetrafluoroethane and Sulphur Hexafluoride Gases', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol.115(12), p 5028. 2011.

3. Sedao, Meng H., Shao T.M., 'Surface Modification of DF-2 Steel under the Scan of a YAG Laser in Continuously Moving Mode', Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol.209. p 4689. 2009.

4. Meng H., Sedao, Shao T.M., 'Surface Transformation of DF-2 Steel after Continuous Mode Laser Irradiation', Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol.192. p 4689. 2007.

5. Sedao, Shao T. M., Mu H. Q. 'Production of Al-Cu-Fe Quasicrystalline Film by Pulsed Laser Induced Vacuum Arc Deposition', Thin Solid Films. Vol. 483/1-2. p 1. 2005.

6. 'Method for Laser Ablation', European Patent Office 09160431.4 – 1262.15.05.2010, US Patent Application 20100301013.