1 August 2017 Direct fs-laser bacterial inactivation for a biomedical platform
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We demonstrate a total bacterial inactivation technique by ultrashort pulse direct-laser irradiation that does not require any external agent. Near-infrared fs laser pulses at 89 MHz repetition rate were used to irradiate solutions of distilled water with >107 cell/ml of wild strain of E. coli, showing they can be inactivated with fluences per pulse as low as ~1mJ/cm2.
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C. Guerra-Olvera, C. Guerra-Olvera, V. Pérez-Laguna, V. Pérez-Laguna, S. Camacho-López, S. Camacho-López, } "Direct fs-laser bacterial inactivation for a biomedical platform", Proc. SPIE 10417, Medical Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions VIII, 104170I (1 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2285200; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2285200
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