Accession Number : AD0671993

Title :   HUMAN FACTORS/BIOMEDICAL SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS FOR NEODYMIUM LASERS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR PROVING GROUND CENTER EGLIN AFB FLA

Personal Author(s) : Durham,Charles V.

Report Date : JUN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : This guide was developed as an aid to personnel using neodymium laser systems. It contains both a brief discussion of the characteristics of laser systems in general, and a more detailed review of the neodymium, doped laser and associated hazards. Specific recommendations are made in regard to the safe operation of the neodymium laser during ground and airborne operations. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LASERS, RADIOBIOLOGY), BEAMS(ELECTROMAGNETIC), NEODYMIUM, OPERATION, INSTRUCTION MANUALS, HAZARDS, SAFETY, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, PHYSIOLOGY, BURNS(INJURIES), TOLERANCES(PHYSIOLOGY)

Subject Categories : Radiobiology
      Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE