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Light dosimetry as compared to ultrasound and other non-ionizing radiation
Author(s): Pal Greguss
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Paper Abstract

After reviewing the possible mechanisms leading to the biological responses provoked by non-ioni- zing radiation, a new dose unit for application in phototherapy, the nior, is introduced. Then the results of simulation studies to clear up some misunderstandings concerning the interaction of non- ionizing radiation with living materials is discussed. This is followed by a review of those parame- ters of both the non-ionizing radiation and the tissue which have to be considered if a versatile dosimeter for non-ionizing optical radiation is to be developed.

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Date Published: 10 January 1989
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 10305, Dosimetry of Laser Radiation in Medicine and Biology, 1030506 (10 January 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.2283587
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Pal Greguss, Technical Univ. Budapest (Hungary)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10305:
Dosimetry of Laser Radiation in Medicine and Biology
Gerhard J. Mueller; David H. Sliney; Roy F. Potter, Editor(s)

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