7 September 2006 Numerical modeling of tooth response to laser pulse irradiation
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We derived an expression for the absorption coefficient of dental tissue that considers the effect of the energy absorbed during single pulse. We complemented the mathematical model that describes the thermal distribution in tooth. We used this model to simulate dental tissue ablation with Er:YAG laser. Good agreement between the simulated predictions and the published experimental results is found for low values of fluence, less than 100 J/cm2.
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Marija Strojnik, Marija Strojnik, Gonzalo Paez, Gonzalo Paez, Eduardo Alatorre-Alvarez, Eduardo Alatorre-Alvarez, } "Numerical modeling of tooth response to laser pulse irradiation", Proc. SPIE 6307, Unconventional Imaging II, 63070J (7 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.674866; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.674866
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