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Characterization of the thermal field associated with laser microdrilling of zona pellucida
Author(s): Artha J. Hollis; Sohi Rastegar; Guy P. Delacretaz; Laurent Descloux; Klaus Rink
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Paper Abstract

Since it is difficult to measure the temperature in the small focused area of the laser-irradiated zona pellucida, we have developed a model to characterize the temperature field associated with this process which uses optical properties of water and measured beam profiles. In this presentation, we use this model to examine the temperature field for laser irradiation conditions which result in a given hole size.

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Date Published: 14 January 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3195, Laser-Tissue Interaction, Tissue Optics, and Laser Welding III, (14 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.297887
Show Author Affiliations
Artha J. Hollis, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Sohi Rastegar, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Guy P. Delacretaz, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
Laurent Descloux, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
Klaus Rink, Medical Technologies Montreux SA (Switzerland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3195:
Laser-Tissue Interaction, Tissue Optics, and Laser Welding III
Guy P. Delacretaz; Guilhem Godlewski; Roberto Pini; Rudolf W. Steiner; Lars Othar Svaasand, Editor(s)

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