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laser

 [la´zer]
a device that transfers light of various frequencies into an extremely intense, small, and nearly nondivergent beam of monochromatic radiation in the visible or invisible spectrum, with all the waves in phase; capable of mobilizing immense heat and power when focused at close range, lasers act on tissues by photocoagulation and photodisruption and are used in surgery, in diagnosis, and in physiological studies.
argon laser a laser with ionized argon as the active medium and with a beam in the blue and green visible light spectrum; used for photocoagulation.
carbon-dioxide laser a laser with carbon dioxide gas as the active medium and that produces infrared radiation at 10,600 nm; used to excise and incise tissue and to vaporize.
excimer laser (excited dimer) a laser with rare gas halides as the active medium, used in ophthalmological procedures and angioplasty. The beam is in the ultraviolet spectrum and penetrates tissues only a small distance; it breaks chemical bonds instead of generating heat to destroy tissue.
holmium:YAG laser a laser whose active medium is a crystal of yttrium, aluminum, and garnet doped with holmium ions, and whose beam is in the near infrared spectrum at 2100 nm; used for photocoagulation and photoablation.
neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser a laser whose active medium is a crystal of yttrium, aluminum, and garnet doped with neodymium ions, and whose beam is in the near infrared spectrum at approximately 1060 nm; used for photocoagulation and photoablation.

argon laser

laser used for ophthalmic procedures, including retinal photocoagulation and trabeculoplasty, consisting of photons in the blue (488 nm) or green (514 nm) spectrum.

ar·gon la·ser

(ahr'gon lā'zĕr)
Laser used for ophthalmic procedures, including retinal photocoagulation and trabeculoplasty, consisting of photons in the blue (488 nm) or green (514 nm) spectrum.

argon laser

A low-powered LASER widely used in ophthalmology.

laser

a device which generates an extremely intense, small and nearly nondivergent beam of monochromatic radiation in the visible region, with all the waves in phase; capable of mobilizing immense heat and power when focused at close range, it is used as a tool in surgery, in diagnosis, and in physiological studies. Laser is an acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.
Used also as a modern version of acupuncture and considered to be the biggest breakthrough in that technology for 5000 years. It provides a quick, painless and noninvasive method of point stimulation.

argon laser
used in ophthalmic surgery and in photodynamic surgery of the skin.
carbon dioxide laser
used in microsurgery and ophthalmic procedures.
low-energy laser therapy
used for wound healing and pain relief; includes visible red helium-neon lasers, invisible infrared gallium-arsenide lasers and gallium-aluminum-arsenid lasers.
laser therapy
in acupuncture the application of low intensity laser to acupuncture points.
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The three different light sources used were a halogen lamp (Optilux 501/ Demetron-Kerr/ serial number: 5815687), a LED (Lec MMOptics/ prototype) and an argon ion laser (INNOVA-100/Coherent/ serial number: 3240).
In essence, a Littrow configuration (25) was used to measure the first order diffraction angle of an ultra-violet (UV) Ar ion laser line.
According to MiraiBio, it is the first scanner to only use solid-state lasers, providing a stable, faster and more reliable scan compared to gas ion lasers.
Then the shutter in the confocal scanning unit was opened to produce the fluorescent confocal image excited by the 488-nm beam from an Argon ion laser.
A medium power argon ion laser, operating in the blue-green portion of the EM spectrum, was selected for angular tracking of the targets.
Dr Marianna Goldrick, who will be representing Bioo Scientific at Gyeonggi-UT Innovation Program Signing Ceremony, stated that “Bioo Scientific is enthusiastic about building a product line of kits designed to leverage the abilities of the ION Laser Microdissection Device developed by Jungwoo F&B.
Since the measurements were carried out with low power from an Ar ion laser ([less than or equal to] 0.
The Laservec is aimed at the flow diagnostic applications in chemical and pharmaceutical processing, and the electronic cooling and testing in wind and water tunnels that are often served by argon ion laser velocimeters.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Continuous Wave Argon Ion Laser
The Centre has its own origination equipment but also shares resources with the KUST Laser Institute, which has a 4-Joule pulse ruby laser, a 5W Argon ion laser, a YAG laser, several HeNe lasers from 10-100mW and two holography tables.