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Analysis of localized drilling of zona pellucida by 1.48-um diode laser
Author(s): Sohi Rastegar; Artha J. Hollis; Laurent Descloux; Klaus Rink; Guy P. Delacretaz; Alfred Senn; Dorotha Nocera; Marc Germond
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Paper Abstract

Laser drilling of the zona pellucida of the mammalian egg can be achieved using a continuous wave 1.48 micrometers diode laser because of high absorption coefficient of water at this wavelength. Effect of increase in temperature of the medium on the holes produced by the laser is studied. A threshold temperature is identified and its relation to the radial temperature field in the laser irradiated zona is discussed.

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Date Published: 7 May 1996
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2681, Laser-Tissue Interaction VII, (7 May 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.239576
Show Author Affiliations
Sohi Rastegar, Texas A&M Univ. and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (United States)
Artha J. Hollis, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Laurent Descloux, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
Klaus Rink, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
Guy P. Delacretaz, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
Alfred Senn, Ctr. Hospitalier Univ. Vaudois (Switzerland)
Dorotha Nocera, Ctr. Hospitalier Univ. Vaudois (Switzerland)
Marc Germond, Ctr. Hospitalier Univ. Vaudois (Switzerland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2681:
Laser-Tissue Interaction VII
Steven L. Jacques, Editor(s)

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