ion laser


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ion laser

[′ī‚än ‚lā·zər]
(optics)
A gas laser in which stimulated emission takes place between two energy levels of an ion; gases used include argon, krypton, neon, and xenon; examples include helium-cadmium lasers and metal vapor lasers.
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For photolysis at 488nm (Coherent Innova90 Argon Ion laser at 50 mW for 1 hour) on average the observed decrease in absorption of DFTPP and DPA was 8% and 39% respectively.
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Yarborough started the BriteSmile company that was purchased by Ion Laser Technology, which is now marketing the technique (Schmidt 252-5).
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Then the shutter in the confocal scanning unit was opened to produce the fluorescent confocal image excited by the 488-nm beam from an Argon ion laser. The weak fluorescence images of the sperm were sequentially integrated on-chip for 20 frames (0.66 s) on a chilled color CCD camera (Dage-MTI Model 330) and observed continuously.