Laser eye safety research at APL

Russell L. McCally, C. Brent Bargeron, Jennifer A. Bonney-Ray, W. Richard Green

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Abstract

The focus of this article is a multidisciplinary research program that addresses corneal injury from exposure to infrared laser radiation. Our general methodology combines experimental physical and biological measurements with theoretical analyses to understand corneal damage. Damage thresholds are determined under carefully controlled exposure conditions, and mathematical damage models are developed to correlate and predict damage conditions for other exposure conditions. The information gained supports the evaluation of current permissible exposure limits promulgated by the American National Standards Institute Z136 Laser Safety Standards.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)46-54
Number of pages9
JournalJohns Hopkins APL Technical Digest (Applied Physics Laboratory)
Volume26
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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