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Optische Strahlung

Applications in medicine and cosmetics

Medical applications of laser are mainly based on its strong focusing and high power density.

Moreover one takes advantage of the possibility to relay the laser light through flexible optical fibers. Thus endoscopic surgery with lasers is possible. Most laser applications in medicine aim at ablation, abscission or vaporisation of tissue or coagulation of body fluids.

State of 2017.06.14

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