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ruby laser

Dermatology A high-speed laser used for hair removal and permanent hair reduction over large areas of the body. See Laser.
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We worked together on the first continuously operating ruby laser.
For example, a ruby laser rangefinder could create a haemorrhage if seen at a range of less than 100 metres, and can cause a retinal lesion at distances of less than one kilometre if the victim is standing directly in the beam.
Except in the case of a ruby laser excitation where a train of picosecond-type pulses is used, the incident energy dose required to achieve polymerization is in the range of a few mJ (or even less) and is almost independent of the time profile of the excitation (1 intense light pulse of 8 or 20 ns duration or a [10.
Hess will host demos of an early ruby laser system each day of CLEO: Expo.
The Trinity laser by Astanza, a Q-switched Nd:YAG and Ruby laser, was designed exclusively for tattoo removal and other skin pigment removal such as age spots and sun damage.
In 1994, the company developed and patented the world's first ruby laser for permanent hair reduction.
By late summer, Bell Labs researchers did manage to build their own ruby laser.
Pretty much all that's missing is the ruby laser from ``Atlantis.
A new process, Laser Hair Removal Treatment, uses a ruby laser (already used to treat skin blemishes and tattoos) to destroy the hair and the hair follicle.
This resulted in the development of the new Ruby laser after 18 months of research.
In addition to tattoo removal, Tattoo Star R is effective in treating pigmented disorders or smaller lesions, since the skin pigment melanin strongly absorbs ruby laser radiation.
The Astanza Trinity laser offers the industry's most advanced Q-switched laser technology with its modular combination of a dual wavelength Nd:YAG laser and a Ruby laser.