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The effects of water-mediated cavitation on hard tissue ablation with Ho:YAG laser
Author(s): Jiahui Cai; Mingxuan Lv; Hui Yun; Xiaowei Shi; Xianzeng Zhang
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Paper Abstract

Liquid-assisted hard tissue ablation has been paid more and more attentions in recent years and its enhancement mechanism has not yet been fully understood. In the present paper, the dynamic process of cavitation bubble and microjet generation induced by Ho:YAG laser, as well as their effects on hard dental tissue ablation were monitored by a high-speed camera. The results showed that the maximum size of the cavitation bubble increases with the increase of laser energy, and the collapse time of cavitation bubbles is also extended accordingly.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 October 2018
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 10820, Optics in Health Care and Biomedical Optics VIII, 108203K (23 October 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2502722
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Jiahui Cai, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Mingxuan Lv, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Hui Yun, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Xiaowei Shi, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Xianzeng Zhang, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10820:
Optics in Health Care and Biomedical Optics VIII
Qingming Luo; Xingde Li; Ying Gu; Yuguo Tang, Editor(s)

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