Applying the thulium
laser allowed us to remove the calcified shell and then fragment the metallic tip into 3 smaller pieces and retrieve each piece individually and safely.
The rare earth elements or metals ("rare earths") include yttrium, lanthanum and 13 elements in the lanthanide group (cerium, praseodymium, neodymium, samarium, europium, gadolinium, terbium, dysprosium, holmium, erbium, thulium
, ytterbium and lutetium).
yttrium, dysprosium, erbium, terbium, thulium
v=A33dS9i44M0) is a versatile thulium
laser with up to 200W power output for which the main indication is benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) while LitHo uses holmium technology principally for lithotripsy with its unique 'dusting' feature.
Rare earth (RE) elements are a collection of seventeen chemical elements in the periodic table of the chemical elements, namely lanthanum (La), cerium (Ce), praseodymium (Pr), neodymium (Nd), promethium (Pm), samarium (Sm), europium (Eu), gadolinium (Gd), terbium (Tb), dysprosium (Dy), holmium (Ho), erbium (Er), thulium
(Tm), ytterbium (Yb), lutecium (Lu), as well as scandium (Sc) and yttrium(Y) that are closely related to lanthanum (La).
Left square: Hydrogen Beryllium Boron Carbon Nitrogen Fluorine Silicon Argon Potassium Scandium Germanium Cadmium Indium Tin Xenon Barium Praseodymium Neodymium Erbium Thulium
Lutetium Tantalum Rhenium Osmium Iridium Platinum Mercury Thallium Lead Actinium Thorium Protactinium Plutonium Einsteinium Seaborgium Hassium transposed, yields Right square: Lithium Oxygen Sodium Aluminium Chlorine Chromium Iron Copper Gallium Arsenic Selenium Strontium Yttrium Niobium Palladium Antimony Iodine Caesium Lanthanum Promethium Samarium Gadolinium Terbium Dysprosium Ytterbium Tungsten Gold Astatine Radon Francium Uranium Curium Nobelium Dubnium Bohrium Meitnerium
NASDAQ: STKR) ("the Company"), a leading designer and manufacturer of structured light lasers, LED modules and specialty optical fibers for industrial OEMs, medical and defense markets, today announced it had received a follow-on development order from one the world's largest defense contractors for the Company's pulsed Thulium
Doped Fiber Laser (TDFL).