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|Title:||Photonic surgery with noncoherent light|
|Citation:||Feuermann, D., Gordon, J.M., Ng, T.W. (2006). Photonic surgery with noncoherent light. Applied Physics Letters 88 (11) : -. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.2185630|
|Abstract:||Extensive photothermal surgical effects have been generated with artificial noncoherent light. Our ex vivo experiments produced the same type and extent of tissue damage ordinarily achieved with laser fiber-optic surgery, at comparable surgical efficacy, the motivation being the possibility of supplanting surgical lasers with a potentially far less expensive device. Maximum-flux optics reconstitute the immense power density at the core of an ultrabright discharge lamp inside an optical fiber the distal tip of which couples light into the organ. © 2006 American Institute of Physics.|
|Source Title:||Applied Physics Letters|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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