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  • Vol. 3, Iss. 1 — Jan. 29, 2008

Temperature distribution in dental tissue after interaction with femtosecond laser pulses

Pavlina Pike, Christian Parigger, Robert Splinter, and Peter Lockhart  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 34, pp. 8374-8378 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.46.008374


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Abstract

Algebraic and numerical solutions are presented of the temperature rise in dental tissue due to interaction with ultrashort optical radiation. Results of the studies with femtosecond laser pulses show agreement between theory and experiment. A temperature rise of typically 5 K is found for a 40 millisecond train of 7   nJ , 70 fs laser pulses at a repetition rate of 80   MHz . The peak irradiance in our experimental studies was limited to 3 × 10 6 W / cm 2 . Applications include photoacoustic imaging and tomography of dental tissue.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(170.1850) Medical optics and biotechnology : Dentistry
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(170.5120) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photoacoustic imaging

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

History
Original Manuscript: February 27, 2007
Revised Manuscript: July 20, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 19, 2007
Published: November 30, 2007

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Pavlina Pike, Christian Parigger, Robert Splinter, and Peter Lockhart, "Temperature distribution in dental tissue after interaction with femtosecond laser pulses," Appl. Opt. 46, 8374-8378 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-46-34-8374


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