Q-switched laser


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Q-switched laser

(quality-switched); a laser in which the quality, or energy storage capacity is altered between a very high and a low value.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

Q-switched la·ser

(swicht lā'zĕr)
A laser in which the quality, or energy-storage capacity, varies between very high and low values.
[quality-switched]
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The RAP device is indicated as an accessory to the 1064 nm Q-Switched laser for black ink tattoo removal on the arms, legs and torso in Fitzpatrick Skin Type I-III individuals within the tattoo removal segment.
This state-of-the-art, noninvasive laser technology offers depth control that allows practitioners to use ultra-high heating of Q-switched laser for treating age-related skin imperfections including wrinkles, fine lines, photo damage, loss of laxity and uneven skin.
Less common adverse events include allergic reaction, darkening of cosmetic tattoos, immune reaction, and chrysiasis, which is a dark-blue pigmentation caused by Q-switched laser treatment in patients with a history of gold salt ingestion.
Our research results show that Er:[Y.sub.2][O.sub.3] ceramic is an excellent gain material for CW and Q-switched laser at 2.7 [micro]m wavelength.
Overland Park, KS, October 05, 2016 --(PR.com)-- RSVP Med Spa introduces state-of-the-art Q-Switched Laser Platform for tattoo removal.
The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (in US dollars) within market segments - Invasive Body Contouring Devices (Laser-Assisted Liposuction (LAL) Devices (Nd:YAG and Diode Lasers), Radio Frequency-Assisted Liposuction (RFAL) Devices, Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction (UAL) Devices and Power Assisted Liposuction (PAL) Devices), Non Invasive Body Contouring Devices (Radiofrequency Energy Devices and High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Devices) and Laser Resurfacing Devices (CO2, Er:YAG and Q-Switched Laser Devices).
Ultrasonic wave propagation imaging (UWPI) system consists of a Q-switched laser system, a laser mirror scanner based on galvanometer, an ultrasonic sensor, a high-speed digitizer, and an image processor, which was rearranged referring the previous works [5] as shown in Figure 1.
brand, is a high power green Q-switched laser for high-speed microelectronics manufacturing applications.
Of 352 people getting a tattoo removed with the so-called Q-switched laser, just under half had their tattoos successfully eliminated after 10 sessions, and three-quarters after 15 sessions, according to the study led by Luigi Naldi, from Centro Studi GISED in Bergamo, Italy.