29 May 1980 Thermal Effects On Biological Tissues Irradiated By A CO2 Laser
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Proceedings Volume 0211, Optics and Photonics Applied to Medicine; (1980) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.958341
Event: Optics, Photonics, and Iconics Engineering Meeting, 1979, Strasbourg, France
The temperature increases in biological tissues irradiated by a C.W. CO2 laser beam have been calculated through the classical heat equation. The temperature behaviours, as a function either of the spatial coordinates or of the irradiation time, are obtained and they are confirmed by preliminary experimental results. The energy penetration into the biological medium, due to the thermal diffusivity, is pointed out and a simple relationship between the superficial and the depth coordinates, relatively to the same isotherm, has been found.
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L. Baldassarre, L. Baldassarre, V. A. Martucci, V. A. Martucci, L. Nitti, L. Nitti, } "Thermal Effects On Biological Tissues Irradiated By A CO2 Laser", Proc. SPIE 0211, Optics and Photonics Applied to Medicine, (29 May 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958341; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.958341

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