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diode laser

a solid-state semiconductor used as a lasering medium.

diode laser

A compact laser designed with semiconductors, with wavelengths from 800 to 1000 nm, used in skin, eye, and urological surgeries.

Patient care

Care involves general support, giving explanations, and answering questions. Equipment must be checked and regulations followed, esp. those that involve fire safety. The surgeon is given assistance, as needed.

See also: laser
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The experiment revealed that both the technologies pass electrical current through material to generate light, but the simpler LED emits lights only through spontaneous emission while the diode lasers bounce light back and forth internally before releasing it.
Conclusion: The early results of diode laser treatment for benign prostatic enlargement were equivalent to other endoscopic and minimally invasive treatments.
During the same period, the Ozone Hole was discovered--an event that in the mid-1990s would drive ground-breaking research in diode laser spectrometers at JPL.
The Warwick applications laboratory boasts four high power direct diode lasers, as well as two Nd:Yag units and a CO2 laser, allowing the company the ability to design and manufacture systems for cutting and marking plastics and metals, in addition to transmission welding.
This speed, coupled with the small size, efficiency, ease-of-use, high-reliability and the integrated analog and digital interfaces of the lasers themselves, allows diode laser soldering to be easily automated.
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Diode Laser: Figure 2 shows a photo of a commercially available low-powered (30-mW) glove-mounted diode laser in production today for invisibly illuminating targets, with the added benefit of providing some depth perception from IR shadows.