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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 1, Iss. 7 — Nov. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1159–1164

Exogenous and endogenous two-photon absorption for Intra-tissue Refractive Index Shaping (IRIS) in live corneal tissue [Invited]

Lisen Xu, Wayne H. Knox, and Krystel R. Huxlin  »View Author Affiliations


Optical Materials Express, Vol. 1, Issue 7, pp. 1159-1164 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OME.1.001159


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Abstract

Both exogenous and endogenous two-photon absorption were shown to significantly enhance femtosecond laser micromachining in corneal tissue. Comparison with previous results without two-photon enhancement demonstrated a much larger refractive index change, up to 0.037.

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OCIS Codes
(000.1430) General : Biology and medicine
(170.4470) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmology
(320.7110) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

ToC Category:
Biomaterials

History
Original Manuscript: September 1, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 30, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 30, 2011
Published: October 5, 2011

Virtual Issues
Nonlinear Optics (2011) Optical Materials Express

Citation
Lisen Xu, Wayne H. Knox, and Krystel R. Huxlin, "Exogenous and endogenous two-photon absorption for Intra-tissue Refractive Index Shaping (IRIS) in live corneal tissue [Invited]," Opt. Mater. Express 1, 1159-1164 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ome/abstract.cfm?URI=ome-1-7-1159


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