Considerations in the Design of Medical Laser Systems and Instrumentation

  • R. A. Kirschner
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 252)


In reviewing considerations of medical laser systems, it becomes important to examine the factors that exist in high-tech industries. High technology has grown in an exponential rate for the past three and a half decades. In Photonics we have seen areas of technology spawn three generations within the past decade. The Medical Laser Industry has been particularly volatile and difficult to predict.


Medical Laser Carbon Dioxide Laser Coherent Light Product Development Time Adequate Financial Resource 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. A. Kirschner
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  1. 1.The Institute for Applied Laser Surgery, Inc.Suburban General HospitalBala CynwydUSA

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