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Shui T Lai: Method and apparatus for ophthalmic surgery. Novatec Laser Systems, Baker Maxham Jester & Meador, August 27, 1996: US05549632 (193 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for precisely controlling and determining the location of the interaction point of a surgical laser beam, and for controlling the shape of the cornea during ophthalmic surgery. A transparent applanator plate is placed in contact with the cornea of a patient's eye. The applanat ...


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Ming Lai, Shui T Lai: Single grating laser pulse stretcher and compressor. Novatec Laser Systems, Frank D Gilliam, July 12, 1994: US05329398 (52 worldwide citation)

A single-grating method and apparatus is described for a laser pulse stretcher and compressor. The method and apparatus exploits a two-layer vertical structure. One layer for the stretcher, and the other, for the compressor. Such a stretch-compressor is particularly suitable for using in a chirped-p ...


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Lai Shui T: Improved ophthalmic surgical laser and method. Novatec Laser Systems, March 13, 1996: EP0700310-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A laser-based method and apparatus for corneal and intraocular surgery. The preferred method of performing a surface ablation of cornea tissue or other organic materials uses a laser source which has a low ablation energy density threshold and extremely short laser pulses to achieve precise control ...


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Lai Shui T: Improved ophthalmic surgical laser and method. Novatec Laser Systems, GREENHAUS Bruce, November 10, 1994: WO/1994/025107

A laser-based method and apparatus for corneal and intraocular surgery. The preferred method of performing a surface ablation of cornea tissue or other organic materials uses a laser source which has a low ablation energy density threshold and extremely short laser pulses to achieve precise control ...


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Lai Ming, Lai Shui T: Single grating laser pulse stretcher and compressor. Novatec Laser Systems, GILLIAM Frank D, July 27, 1995: WO/1995/020178

A single-grating method and apparatus is described for a laser pulse stretcher and compressor (30). The method and apparatus exploit a two-layer vertical structure: one layer for the stretcher section (elements 32, 34, 36, and 38) and one layer for the compressor section (elements 32, 40a, and 40b). ...


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Lai Shui, Lai Ming, Qu Zhiming: Method of continuous motion for prolong usage of optical elements under the irradiation of intensive laser beams. Novatec Laser Systems, Lai Shui, GILLIAM Frank D, February 25, 1999: WO/1999/009445

A method and apparatus are described for prolonging the usage life of an optical element (38) under the irradiation of an intensive laser beam (37). The method employs a continuous mechanical motion to enlarge the effective interaction area and the volume of the laser beam within the optical element ...


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