Lab Safety and Retinal Effects from Lasers

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Click to edit Master subtitle style   Lab Safety and Retinal Effects from  Lasers Daniel McAree Group Meeting 3/2/11
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  Working with Femtosecond Lasers Lasers pose a primary danger to our eyesight  because the eye focuses the waves to the retina The ocular media is transparent from  wavelengths of 420nm to 900nm so lasers in this  range will likely cause the most damage to the  retina
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  Using Safety Goggles from Dantus  Goggles Description Optical  Density   Blocked (nm) YAG[Nd]GA Green 10.0 1060 Argon I Orange/Gray sides 5.0 488-514.5 Argon II Orange/Black sides 5.0 488-514.5 Orange Orange w/no sides 5.0 488-514.5 Neon-Nitrogen Purple 15.0 332
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  Optical Densities from Dantus  OPTICAL DENSITIES Look for high optical density at the  laser wavelength. OD               Transmittance 10% 1%
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  To See or Not to See Take special care when first creating your set-up 
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course CEM 420 taught by Professor Dantus,m during the Spring '11 term at Michigan State University.

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