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Use of excimer lasers in medicine: applications, problems, and dangers
Author(s): Jens Mommsen; Martin Stuermer
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Paper Abstract

The interaction of UV radiation with organic tissue, and dangers and problems arising from medical applications of excimer lasers are discussed. These topics deal not only with beam guidance, but also with questions concerning carcinogenity and mutagenity resulting from UV radiation. Examples of several applications are given.

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Date Published: 1 September 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1503, Excimer Lasers and Applications III, (1 September 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46946
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Jens Mommsen, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
Martin Stuermer, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1503:
Excimer Lasers and Applications III
Tommaso Letardi; Lucien Diego Laude, Editor(s)

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