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Safety with Biomedical Lasers

  • David H. Sliney
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Abstract

Today, despite the wide use of lasers in industry, the potential for hazardous exposure to laser radiation is still probably greatest for the laser research worker and for biomedical personnel engaged in using lasers in surgical applications. This risk is due to the need for flexibility in the arrangement of laser-beam delivery systems (see Chapter 1) and to the requirements for unenclosed, high-power laser beams in these specialized applications.

Keywords

Laser Radiation Specular Reflection Laser Application Surgical Laser American National Standard Institute 
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