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Power Optical Fibers And Components For Laser Surgery
Author(s): F . Pluchino; A. Melcarne; V. Russo; G. Margheri; R. Cubeddu; M. Pascucci; P. Boero
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Paper Abstract

The present development work represents a contribution to the solution of various problems arising from the practical implementation of a Nd-YAG laser intrabuilding distribution system. An appropriate optical fiber has been cabled and characterized. Special connections between the cable and the piece of fiber to be used in the operating room have been tested. Experiments of laser treatments on specimen of human carothides have been done with side radiation optical fibers.

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Date Published: 10 July 1987
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0701, 1986 European Conf on Optics, Optical Systems and Applications, (10 July 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937081
Show Author Affiliations
F . Pluchino, Istituto Neurologico Besta (Italy)
A. Melcarne, Istituto Neurologico Besta (Italy)
V. Russo, I.R.O.E.-C.N.R. (Italy)
G. Margheri, I.R.O.E.-C.N.R. (Italy)
R. Cubeddu, C.E.Q.S.E.-C.N.R. (Italy)
M. Pascucci, Societa Cavi Pirelli (Italy)
P. Boero, Societa Cavi Pirelli (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0701:
1986 European Conf on Optics, Optical Systems and Applications
Stefano Sottini; Silvana Trigari, Editor(s)

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