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Hard-tissue ablation simulations using the LATIS computer code
Author(s): David S. Bailey; Richard A. London; W. Edward Alley
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Paper Abstract

A simulation code for analyzing laser matter interactions is described in the context of short pulse laser ablation of hard tissue. Some experimental results on short pulse laser absorption are presented and used to motivate employing such systems for ablating biological tissues. Results of simulations of hard tissue drilling are given, including hydrodynamic response and ablation efficiency.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 May 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3254, Laser-Tissue Interaction IX, (13 May 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.308169
Show Author Affiliations
David S. Bailey, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Richard A. London, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
W. Edward Alley, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3254:
Laser-Tissue Interaction IX
Steven L. Jacques; Jeff Lotz, Editor(s)

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