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Losses in 1.44-μm Nd:YAG laser for medical applications
Author(s): Igor V. Klimov; Ivan Alexandrov Shcherbakov; Vladimir B. Tsvetkov
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Paper Abstract

A detailed study of the lasing of a promising surgical 1.44 micrometers Nd:YAG laser was done. This wavelength provides practically the same effects in laser emission - tissue as compared to 2 micrometers holmium lasers, but demonstrates the better operation in a high average power, high pulse repetition rate mode. The physical properties of the laser are discussed to solve the problem of the increasing the efficiency of operation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 July 1999
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 3829, ALT'98 Selected Papers on Novel Laser Methods in Medicine and Biology, (14 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.353122
Show Author Affiliations
Igor V. Klimov, General Physics Institute (Russia)
Ivan Alexandrov Shcherbakov, General Physics Institute (Russia)
Vladimir B. Tsvetkov, General Physics Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3829:
ALT'98 Selected Papers on Novel Laser Methods in Medicine and Biology
Alexander M. Prokhorov; Vladimir I. Pustovoy; Genadi P. Kuz'min, Editor(s)

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