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Endodontic treatment with application of Er:YAG laser waveguide radiation disinfection.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to examine the ability of Er:YAG laser radiation. Using a movable waveguide helps to obtain an antibacterial effect, not only in root canal walls but also inExpand
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Solid state lasers with Raman frequency conversion
Abstract Stimulated Raman scattering (SRS) in solid state crystals has become a well-established nonlinear frequency conversion technique with the increasing number of applications. Summary of anExpand
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Stimulated Raman scattering in Nd:SrWO4
Stimulated Raman scattering process in Nd:SrWO4 crystal was employed to frequency down-shift the fundamental frequency of a Nd:YAG mode-locked laser system. A single-pass configuration of RamanExpand
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The Use of the Er:YAG Laser for Bracket Debonding and Its Effect on Enamel Damage.
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to evaluate the influence of Er:YAG laser irradiation on the debonding of metal and ceramic brackets and enamel damage ex vivo. BACKGROUND DATA The principle ofExpand
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Diode laser-activated bleaching.
This study describes a preclinical investigation with laser-activated bleaching agent for discolored teeth. Bleaching techniques involve a broad-spectrum approach utilizing hydrogen peroxide (3-38%)Expand
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First experience with diagnosing astroviral infections in children hospitalized in Pilsen (Czechia)
Between the years 2000–2002 astroviral infection was confirmed in 0.8 % of 2606 children admitted for a diarrheal disease to theUniversity Hospital in Pilsen (Czechia). Astrovirus infections mostExpand
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Efficient Raman shifting of picosecond pulses using BaWO4 crystal
Abstract Stimulated Raman scattering of picosecond pulses was investigated in a new BaWO 4 Raman crystal and was compared with SRS in well known KGd(WO 4 ) 2 and KY(WO 4 ) 2 crystals. The first andExpand
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2-μm wavelength, high-energy Ho:YLF chirped-pulse amplifier for mid-infrared OPCPA.
A 2-μm wavelength laser delivering up to 39-mJ energy, ∼10  ps duration pulses at 100-Hz repetition rate is reported. The system relies on chirped pulse amplification (CPA): a modelocked Er:Tm:HoExpand
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CVD-diamond external cavity nanosecond Raman laser operating at 1.63 µm pumped by 1.34 µm Nd:YAP laser
The external cavity CVD-diamond Raman laser generating at the wavelength of 1.63 μm was demonstrated for the first time. The laser was pumped by the Q-switched 1.34 μm Nd:YAP laser. Raman laserExpand
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Dysprosium-doped PbGa2S4 laser excited by diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser.
We realized a compact mid-IR room temperature operating Dy(3+):PbGa(2)S(4) laser, excited by a diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser at a wavelength of 1318 nm. The pumping laser was operating in pulsed modeExpand
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