1 June 1992 High-average-power CTH:YAG for the medical environment
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Proceedings Volume 1650, Medical Lasers and Systems; (1992) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.137519
Event: OE/LASE '92, 1992, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Medical procedures such as arthroscopy have placed increasing demands on the output performance of the CTH:YAG laser at 2.1 micrometers . Intensive research has been conducted to improve the average power, pulse energies, and rep rates while reducing any failure mechanisms. The results of this work is reported along with a discussion of the important engineering parameters concerning the design of a high power medical CTH:YAG laser.
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Sidney P. Wright, Sidney P. Wright, Edward J. Adamkiewicz, Edward J. Adamkiewicz, Peter F. Moulton, Peter F. Moulton, } "High-average-power CTH:YAG for the medical environment", Proc. SPIE 1650, Medical Lasers and Systems, (1 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.137519; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.137519


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