1 August 1992 UV laser beam delivery systems for medical excimer lasers
Author Affiliations +
Proceedings Volume 1649, Optical Fibers in Medicine VII; (1992) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.60221
Event: OE/LASE '92, 1992, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Medical applications of ultraviolet lasers are expected to produce new treatments. We have been doing the basic experiments of UV laser beam biotissue interaction with both KrF and XeCl excimer lasers for more than seven years. However, the optical fiber cannot be used for power UV beams. We have been investigating UV beams. We have tried beam delivery with OH ion-doped quartz fiber and a hollow tube guide. From our experimental results we found the influence of the Cl ions and the formation of defect in the quartz core by two photon absorption.
© (1992) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Uichi Kubo, Uichi Kubo, Kazuyuki Okada, Kazuyuki Okada, Yuichi Hashishin, Yuichi Hashishin, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Hiroyuki Tanaka, } "UV laser beam delivery systems for medical excimer lasers", Proc. SPIE 1649, Optical Fibers in Medicine VII, (1 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60221; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.60221


Hollow-tube-guide for UV-power laser beams
Proceedings of SPIE (June 30 1991)
Improved all-silica fibers for deep-UV applications
Proceedings of SPIE (April 20 1999)
UV-Beam Guide For Medical Excimer Lasers
Proceedings of SPIE (June 14 1989)

Back to Top