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Microscopic spallation process and its potential role in laser-tissue ablation
Author(s): Ronald S. Dingus; D. R. Curran; Alexander A. Oraevsky; Steven L. Jacques
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Paper Abstract

Research is being performed at several locations in consideration of learning the value of the front surface spallation process for tissue ablation. The experimental results are illustrating complicated features associated with the microscopic behavior of materials during the spallation process. This paper summarizes the current understanding of the spallation process in various materials and presents an interpretation of recent laser-tissue interaction experiments.

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Date Published: 17 August 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2134, Laser-Tissue Interaction V; and Ultraviolet Radiation Hazards, (17 August 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.182969
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Ronald S. Dingus, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
D. R. Curran, SRI International (United States)
Alexander A. Oraevsky, Rice Univ. (United States)
Steven L. Jacques, Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2134:
Laser-Tissue Interaction V; and Ultraviolet Radiation Hazards
Steven L. Jacques; David H. Sliney; Michael Belkin, Editor(s)

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