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Continuous-wave Thulium Laser for Heating Cultured Cells to Investigate Cellular Thermal Effects

DOI :

10.3791/54326-v

June 30th, 2017

June 30th, 2017

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1Institute of Biomedical Optics, University of Luebeck, 2Medical Laser Center Luebeck GmbH, University of Leubeck, 3Department of Ophthalmology, University of Luebeck

An original experimental setup for heating cells in a culture dish using 1.94 µm continuous-wave laser radiation is introduced here. Using this method, the biological responses of retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells after different thermal exposures can be investigated.

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