A joined article includes a first component having a laser-treated surface portion and a second component having a laser-treated surface portion. An adhesive joins the first component to the second component at the treated surface portion. A method of making a joined article form components and a system for making joined articles are also disclosed.
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH
 This invention was made with government support under contract No. DE-ACO5-00OR22725 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in this invention.