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Kinetics of phase transitions in pulsed IR laser ablation of biological tissues
Author(s): Alfred Vogel; Vasan Venugopalan
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Paper Abstract

We review the mechanisms underlying material ejection in pulsed laser ablation of biological tissues, with special emphasis on the thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transitions and their modifications arising from the presence of a tissue matrix.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 August 2003
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4961, Laser-Tissue Interaction XIV, (27 August 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.519895
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Alfred Vogel, Medizinisches Laserzentrum Luebeck GmbH (Germany)
Vasan Venugopalan, Beckman Laser Institute (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4961:
Laser-Tissue Interaction XIV
Donald Dean Duncan; Steven L. Jacques; Sean J. Kirkpatrick; Andres Kriete, Editor(s)

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