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Investigation of destruction of human hard tooth tissues by YAG:Cr;Tm:Er laser 2.69-um radiation
Author(s): Andrei V. Belikov; Andrew V. Erofeev; Alexandra M. Tkachuk; Alexander V. Sandulenko
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Paper Abstract

This paper represents the first results of the investigation of an interaction between YAG:Cr;Tm;Er ((lambda) equals 2.69 micrometers ) laser radiation and human hard dental tissues. A comparison of intact and carious enamel and dentine destruction thresholds by submillisecond pulses of YAG:Cr;Tm;Er laser is first given also.

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Date Published: 17 April 1995
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1984, Advanced Laser Dentistry, (17 April 1995);
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Andrei V. Belikov, Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics (Russia)
Andrew V. Erofeev, Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics (Russia)
Alexandra M. Tkachuk, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)
Alexander V. Sandulenko, S.I. Vavilov State Optical Institute (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1984:
Advanced Laser Dentistry
Gregory B. Altshuler; Richard J. Blankenau D.D.S.; Harvey A. Wigdor D.D.S., Editor(s)

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