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Steven K Case, Robert E Keil, John Konicek: Laser probe for determining distance. CyberOptics Corporation, Dorsey & Whitney, March 29, 1988: US04733969 (154 worldwide citation)

A laser based optically triggered sensor system is described which can function as a coordinate measuring machine (CMM) probe. With the sensor, a CMM can find the exact location of the surface of a test object without physically having to touch the object. The reflectivity of the laser beam is sense ...


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Norio Daikuzono: Vaporization contact laser probe. Surgical Laser Technology, Jones Day Reavis & Pogue, April 12, 1988: US04736743 (144 worldwide citation)

A medical laser probe for contact laser surgery wherein a surgical incision, for example, is made by direct and indirect laser heating of the tissue. Direct heating is achieved in the conventional manner by direct laser irradiation of the subject tissue. Indirect heating is achieved through the use ...


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Eric T Lee, Patrick S Jensen, Anthony D Cornetto III, Terry H Shelley, Carl C Awh, Eugene de Juan Jr, Michael D Auld, Gregg D Scheller: Directional laser probe. Thompson Coburn, June 3, 2003: US06572608 (128 worldwide citation)

A microsurgical laser probe is provided with a distal end portion of an optic fiber that projects from a tubular sleeve of the probe and can be caused to bend relative to the probe sleeve by manual manipulation of a mechanism on a handle of the probe.


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Norio Daikuzono: Medical and surgical laser probe I. Surgical Laser Technologies, Jones Day Reavis & Pogue, September 15, 1987: US04693244 (116 worldwide citation)

A medical and surgical laser probe comprised of a quartz optical fiber and a laser rod member optically connected thereto which is made of an artificial saphire and has a tapered portion so as to emit the incident laser beam from the tip end of the rod member without leaking it out from the tapered ...


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Norio Daikuzono: Medical and surgical laser probe. Surgical Laser Technologies Ohio, McDougall Hersh & Scott, June 3, 1986: US04592353 (103 worldwide citation)

A medical and surgical laser probe which is provided with a contact member made of a laser transmitting material in front of a forward end of a laser guide so as to enable the probe to be used in contact with the tissue. The contact member has a specified configuration which causes no substantial co ...


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Ruth A Mullen: Opto-electronic membrane probe. Hughes Aircraft Company, V D Duraiswamy, W K Denson Low, December 10, 1996: US05583445 (101 worldwide citation)

A probe for testing very high frequency circuit chips (34) includes a flexible membrane (12) having test probe contacts (14), arranged to contact pads (32) on the device under test to bias up, drive and load down the circuit under test. Various optically-addressable devices (68,130,202) are mounted ...


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Michael J Mc Gowan Sr, Charles R Hurst Jr, Harry Michael Lambert, Christopher F Lumpkin: Adjustable laser probe for use in vitreoretinal surgery. IRIDEX Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, August 3, 2010: US07766904 (98 worldwide citation)

A laser probe including a handpiece and a rigid cannula fixed to the handpiece to prevent relative translational movement-therebetween. An optical fiber for delivering laser energy is supported for translational movement relative to the handpiece. A slidable button is fixed to the optical fiber via ...


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Tsuneo Tatebayashi, Yoshio Uno, Masaichi Hiei: Laser therapeutic apparatus. Fuji Electric, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett and Dunner, September 29, 1992: US05150704 (98 worldwide citation)

A laser therapeutic apparatus for treating a patient by irradiating selected body parts by laser beams generated by a plurality of laser probes. The laser probes are supported by a common support table and a lock mechanism is provided to selectively lock and release the laser probes to maintain and ...


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Colette Cozean, Michael Colvard, Robert C Allen, Edwin U Keates: Laser surgical procedures for treatment of glaucoma. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 5, 2001: US06241721 (89 worldwide citation)

A laser and a laser probe are used in conjunction with a suture to remove a blockage in Schlemm's canal. The suture is advanced into Schlemm's canal until the suture comes into contact with tissue blocking the canal. The laser probe follows the path of suture until the laser probe is proxi ...


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Gregg D Scheller, Michael D Auld: Directional laser probe. Synergetics, Thompson Coburn, January 10, 2006: US06984230 (86 worldwide citation)

A microsurgical laser probe is provided with a distal end portion of an optic fiber that projects from a tubular sleeve of the probe and can be caused to bend relative to the probe sleeve by manual manipulation of a mechanism on a handle of the probe.