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Radiation Safety of Laser Products: European and Italian Requirements

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

Abstract

This chapter describes the requirements on laser safety which have been developed by the CEI-CT76 committee, in accordance with the corresponding specifications and coordination documents issued by International Institutions such as IEC and CENELEC. In the framework of the CT-76 committee, five User Guides have been prepared, according to specific laser applications:
  • Guide-A: material working

  • Guide-B: industrial, civilian and environmental uses

  • Guide-C: telecommunications and fiberoptics

  • Guide-D: medical applications

  • Guide-E: scientific research laboratories.

Keywords

Laser System Beam Path Near Infrared Radiation Laser Product Laser Safety 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Barbini
    • 1
  1. 1.ENEA — Dipartimento Sviluppo Tecnologie di PuntaFrascati, RomeItaly

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