Book Volume 96 2004

Femtosecond Technology for Technical and Medical Applications

ISBN: 978-3-540-20114-4 (Print) 978-3-540-39848-6 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

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    Pages 1-6

    Introduction to Femtosecond Technology

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    Chapter

    Pages 9-17

    Principles of Ultrashort Pulse Generation

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    Chapter

    Pages 17-34

    Ultrashort Pulse Lasers and Amplifiers Based on Nd:YVO4 and Yb:YAG Bulk Crystals

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    Chapter

    Pages 35-54

    Ultrashort Pulse Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers

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    Pages 55-73

    Ultrashort Pulse Thin-Disk Lasers and Amplifiers

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    Chapter

    Pages 75-91

    Interaction with Atmosphere

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    Chapter

    Pages 91-105

    Interaction with Biological Tissue

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    Chapter

    Pages 105-114

    Interaction with Metals

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    Pages 117-130

    Surface Structuring

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    Chapter

    Pages 131-156

    Drilling of Metals

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    Pages 155-165

    Cutting of Diamond

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    Chapter

    Pages 167-187

    Dental Applications

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    Pages 187-203

    Ophthalmic Applications

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    Pages 203-211

    Neurosurgical Applications

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    Chapter

    Pages 211-226

    The Use of Femtosecond Technology in Otosurgery

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    Pages 227-233

    Subcellular Photodisruption

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    Chapter

    Pages 235-254

    Generation of X-Rays by Intense Femtosecond Lasers

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    Chapter

    Pages 257-285

    Metrological Applications

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    Chapter

    Pages 287-308

    Primary Hazards and Reliability of Protective Materials

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    Pages 309-321

    Secondary Hazards: Particle and X-Ray Emission

  22. Back Matter

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