13 March 2008 Diode pumped Tm:YAP laser for eye microsurgery
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Pulsed tunable diode-pumped Tm:YAP laser was characterized and used for preliminary investigation in eye microsurgery. By means of Lyot filter, the laser emission was tuned between a high (120 cm-1 @ 1940 nm) and two times lower (50 cm-1 @ 2040 nm) value of radiation absorption in water. In the interaction experiment, the eye tissue (in vitro) was irradiated with tunable Tm:YAP laser radiation, and the effects of cutting and coagulation depth in wavelength range from 1940 nm up to 2040 nm were investigated. The results were documented by optical microscope.
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Helena Jelínková, Petr Koranda, Jan Šulc, Michal Nemec, Pavel Černý, Jiří Pašta, "Diode pumped Tm:YAP laser for eye microsurgery", Proc. SPIE 6871, Solid State Lasers XVII: Technology and Devices, 68712N (13 March 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.763112; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.763112

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