The corresponding intensity at the sun's surface is 4.62 X Io 4 as great, or 6.79 X Io 4 kilowatts per square metre = 7.88 X Io 4 horse-power per square yard - enough to melt a thickness of 13.3 metres (=39.6 ft.) of ice, or to vaporize 1.81 metres (=5.92 ft.) of water per minute.
Martians turn up, vaporize everything in sight, get defeated, Earth wins.
The heat pipe collector incorporates a special fluid, which begins to vaporize even at low temperatures.
Laser Resurfacing, also known as a laser peel, is accomplished by using a CO2 laser to vaporize wrinkled skin one layer at a time.
Focused laser light is used as the heat source to both melt and vaporize material in its path.