• JLA Vol:4 Iss:1 (The Impact of European Standards, Directives and the CE Mark)


    Authors:
    A. Roy Henderson
    Bioptica, St. John's Innovation Park, Cambridge U.K.


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  • JLA Vol:25 Iss:1 (Fatigue crack propagation in laser alloyed ductile cast iron surface)


    Authors:
    Zheng-yang Li
    Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, People's Republic of China and Key Laboratory for Advanced Manufacturing by Materials Processing Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, People's Republic of China

    Hai-yan Zhao
    Yu Gu
    Min-lin Zhong
    Bin Zhang
    Hong-jun Zhang
    Wen-jin Liu
    Key Laboratory for Advanced Manufacturing by Materials Processing Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, People's Republic of China

    Zhi-yuan Ren
    Ming-jiang Yang

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  • JLA Vol:14 Iss:4 (Determining source size from diode laser systems)


    Authors:
    Wesley J. Marshall
    U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland 21010-5403


    Although hazard classification is performed at predefined distances, the maximum permissible exposure (MPE) for extended-source diode lasers decreases as the distance from the laser increases. The MPE depends on the apparent angular subtense of the source, which is simply the magnified image of the emitting diode. Small diameter beams require special consideration.

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  • JLA Vol:18 Iss:4 (Cutaneous sensation threshold for 3.8 μm radiation from a short duration pulsed laser on the calves of human subjects: A pilot study)


    Authors:
    Thomas E. Johnson
    Michael J. Roy
    Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, 1618 Campus Delivery, Fort Collins, Colorado 80528 and Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20814


    The objective of this study was to determine the threshold for sensing a 3.8 μm laser on the skin. The identification of the skin sensation threshold for invisible lasers is useful in providing scientific guidance to the safety community regarding accidental skin exposures. Knowledge of the level of sensation of lasers might be used to s...

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  • JLA Vol:23 Iss:4 (Investigation of the effect of irradiance and pulse duration in industrial percussion laser-drilling of Waspaloy)


    Authors:
    Robin Bright
    Harris L. Marcus
    Institute of Materials Science and the Department of Chemical, Materials, and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269-3136


    As the use of pulsed lasers in the manufacture of cooling holes in high-temperature gas-turbine engine components continues to increase, understanding the material behavior during laser-material interaction and the subsequent effects on hole quality becomes critical. In this study, atomic emission spectroscopy is used to monitor the optical characteristics of ejected material during percussion laser-drilling of Waspaloy over irradiance and pulse duration values in the ranges...

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  • JLA Vol:6 Iss:2 (National Science Foundation undergraduate faculty enhancement workshop on advanced laboratory experiments using lasers)


    Authors:
    James E. Parks
    Charles S. Feigerle
    Robert Deserio
    Joseph Wiest



    A National Science Foundation undergraduate faculty enhancement workshop on advanced laboratory experiments using lasers was developed at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with the authors as the instructors. The workshop emphasized the development and implementation of laser‐based experiments primarily suitable for advanced undergraduate physics and chemistry laboratories. Participants gained practical, hands‐on experience in approximately 16 unique laser‐based experiments in atomic and molecular physics, physical chemistry, and biophysics. The wo...

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  • JLA Vol:17 Iss:2 (Modeling of laser deposition and repair process)


    Authors:
    Lijun Han
    Kaushik M. Phatak
    F. W. Liou
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, Missouri 65409-1350


    Laser aided deposition is a material additive based manufacturing process via metallurgically bonding the deposited material to the substrate. Due to its capability to bond various materials together, it becomes an attractive technology for part repair in small scale. However, the details of the process remain an active area for research because of the complicated interactions involved. In this study, a mathematical model was established to investigate thermal and mass transportation phenomena, which incl...

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  • JLA Vol:21 Iss:4 (How the laser started)


    Authors:
    Charles Townes
    Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720


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  • JLA Vol:8 Iss:3 (Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) laser scene and Laser Association (LAS) activities)


    Authors:
    Ivan B. Kovsh
    LAS Headquarters, Moscow, Rozhdestvenkastr, 27, 117485, Russia


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  • JLA Vol:2 Iss:3 (Erbium:YAG (2.94 &mu;<em>m) Laser Effects on Dental Tissues</em>)


    Authors:
    James A. Hoke
    E. Jeff Burkes
    Edward D. Gomes
    Myron L. Wolbarsht



    Past trials with soft and calcified tissues have demonstrated that long pulse train (2.5 μs) Er:YAG (2.94 μm) laser may be used to ablate tooth structure of human teeth. Determination of physical and thermal damage to surrounding tissue during removal of enamel and dentin is a primary objective of this study. Extracted human teeth with thermal probes imbedded in the pulp chambers were submitted to cavity preparation using an Erbium YAG laser with water mist. Wavelength selection as well as use of a water mist during the procedure resulted in efficient tissue...

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