Intense Pulse Light (IPL)

  • Robert A. Weiss
  • Girish S. Munavalli
  • Sonal Choudhary
  • Angel Leiva
  • Keyvan Nouri


Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) is a light-emitting system that is capable of emitting filtered polychromatic broad bandwidth wavelengths between 515 and 1,200 nm.

The emission of wavelengths is controlled by both an internal filter that blocks undesired wavelengths from being emitted and a “heat-sink” effect that allows the controlled transfer of thermal energy from an object at high temperature to an object at lower temperature.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert A. Weiss
    • 1
  • Girish S. Munavalli
    • 2
  • Sonal Choudhary
    • 3
  • Angel Leiva
    • 3
  • Keyvan Nouri
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyJohns Hopkins UniversityCharlotteUSA
  3. 3.Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous SurgeryUniversity of Miami, Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  4. 4.Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer CenterUniversity of Miami Hospital and ClinicsMiamiUSA
  5. 5.Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous SurgeryUniversity of Miami, Leonard M. Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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