8 December 2016 Semiconductor lasers vs LEDs in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine
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Proceedings Volume 10159, Laser Technology 2016: Progress and Applications of Lasers; 101590I (2016) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2263516
Event: XIth Symposium on Laser Technology, 2016, Jastarnia, Poland
Abstract
Semiconductor emitters are used in many areas of medicine, allowing for new methods of diagnosis, treatment and effective prevention of many diseases. The article presents selected areas of application of semiconductor sources in UVVIS- NIR range, where in recent years competition in semiconductor lasers and LEDs applications has been observed. Examples of applications of analyzed sources are indicated for LLLT, PDT and optical diagnostics using the procedure of color contrast. Selected results of LLLT research of the authors are presented that were obtained by means of the developed optoelectronic system for objectified irradiation and studies on the impact of low-energy laser and LED on lines of endothelial cells of umbilical vein. Usefulness of the spectrally tunable LED lighting system for diagnostic purposes is also demonstrated, also as an illuminator for surface applications - in procedure of variable color contrast of the illuminated object.
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Lukasz Gryko, Andrzej Zajac, Justyna Szymanska, Urszula Blaszczak, Anna Palkowska, Ewa Kulesza, "Semiconductor lasers vs LEDs in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine", Proc. SPIE 10159, Laser Technology 2016: Progress and Applications of Lasers, 101590I (8 December 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2263516; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2263516
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