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Modeling of bubble dynamics in relation to medical applications
Author(s): Peter A. Amendt; Moshe Strauss; Richard A. London; Michael E. Glinsky; Duncan J. Maitland; Peter M. Celliers; Steven R. Visuri; David S. Bailey; David A. Young; Darwin Ho
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Paper Abstract

In various pulsed-laser medical applications, strong stress transients can be generated in advance of vapor bubble formation. To better understand the evolution of stress transients and subsequent formation of vapor bubbles, 2D simulations are presented in channel or cylindrical geometry with the LATIS computer code. Differences with 1D modeling are explored, and simulated experimental conditions for vapor bubble generation are presented and compared with data.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 June 1997
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2975, Laser-Tissue Interaction VIII, (16 June 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.275500
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Peter A. Amendt, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Moshe Strauss, Univ. of California/Davis and Nuclear Research Center (Israel) (Israel)
Richard A. London, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Michael E. Glinsky, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Duncan J. Maitland, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Peter M. Celliers, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Steven R. Visuri, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
David S. Bailey, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
David A. Young, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Darwin Ho, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2975:
Laser-Tissue Interaction VIII
Steven L. Jacques, Editor(s)

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