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Analysis of pressure waves generated by excimer laser-induced plasma on hard tissues
Author(s): Salvatore Siano; Roberto Pini; Renzo Salimbeni; Matteo Vannini
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Paper Abstract

A time-resolved imaging technique to detect shock wave evolution during photofragmentation of hard biological tissues is presented. A theoretical model, previously developed for plasma physics, was successfully applied to fit experimental results providing useful information on the main parameters involved in the acoustic process.

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Date Published: 17 August 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2134, Laser-Tissue Interaction V; and Ultraviolet Radiation Hazards, (17 August 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.182974
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Salvatore Siano, IEQ-CNR (Italy)
Roberto Pini, IEQ-CNR (Italy)
Renzo Salimbeni, IEQ-CNR (Italy)
Matteo Vannini, IEQ-CNR (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2134:
Laser-Tissue Interaction V; and Ultraviolet Radiation Hazards
Steven L. Jacques; David H. Sliney; Michael Belkin M.D., Editor(s)

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