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Journal of Biomedical Optics • Open Access

Lasers for Medical Applications: Diagnostics, Therapy, and Surgery
Author(s): Rafat R. Ansari

Paper Abstract

Lasers are part of our everyday life. They are used from manufacturing to entertainment, warfare (laser-guided weapons), construction, do-it-yourself (DIY) projects, communication, education, medicine, robotics, automotive, aviation, space, and more. Since their invention over five decades ago, the field of medicine has been a major beneficiary of laser technology. The book Lasers for Medical Applications: Diagnostics, Therapy and Surgery describes this subject in detail. This book is edited by Prof. Helena Jelinkova of the Czech Technical University of the Czech Republic in Eastern Europe.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 March 2014
PDF: 3 pages
J. Biomed. Opt. 19(3) 039901 doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.19.3.039901
Published in: Journal of Biomedical Optics Volume 19, Issue 3
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Rafat R. Ansari, NASA Glenn Research Ctr. (United States)


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