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A thermal model of laser absorption
Author(s): Dustin G. Mixon; William P. Roach
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Paper Abstract

We give a closed-form expression for the temperature change induced by exposure to a continuous wave Gaussian laser under the assumption that no heat transfer occurs in the biological tissue. An explicit dependence of temperature change on fluence is established.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 February 2007
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 6435, Optical Interactions with Tissue and Cells XVIII, 643506 (19 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.700910
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Dustin G. Mixon, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
William P. Roach, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6435:
Optical Interactions with Tissue and Cells XVIII
Steven L. Jacques; William P. Roach, Editor(s)

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