Laser Output Parameters Necessary for Hazard Assessment
Normally, measurement of commercial laser output parameters is not necessary since the manufacturer has provided a hazard classification, and class-dependant control procedures are well defined in laser safety standards. However, if you are a laser manufacturer and must classify lasers or if you are a laser safety officer and potential for overexposure to unprotected personnel exists, then measurement may be required.
KeywordsPulse Width Exposure Limit Beam Divergence Laser Beam Diameter American National Standard Institute
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