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Observations On The Optical Construction Of A Q-Switched Neodym YAG Laser For Ophthalmology
Author(s): Ortwin Muller; Franz Muchel
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Paper Abstract

A major problem in using pulsed Neodym-YAG-Laser-Systems for ophthalmic break-down surgery is to supply a sufficient aiming beam which gives the operator a precise indication of the point of interaction, independent of multiple reflections within the anterior segments of the eye. In addition to that, to minimize side-effects, an optical solution to achieve a high cone-angle will be presented. These results will be shown as performed in a recently introduced system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 September 1986
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0658, Optical Instrumentation for Biomedical Laser Applications, (15 September 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.938522
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Ortwin Muller, Firma CARL ZEISS (Germany)
Franz Muchel, Firma CARL ZEISS (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0658:
Optical Instrumentation for Biomedical Laser Applications
Gerhard J. Mueller, Editor(s)

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