Accession Number : ADA017162

Title :   Lasers: Their Technical, Biologic, and Air Force Implications.

Descriptive Note : Aeromedical Review,

Corporate Author : SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TEX

Personal Author(s) : Coogan,Philip S. ; Casey,Harold W. ; Bowman,Robert W.

Report Date : MAY 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The paper is an introduction to the technologic and biologic implications of laser radiation. It emphasizes the part lasers may play in the technologic advances in the next decade and reviews the type of tissue injury produced by lasers. Suggestions are made as to how the Air Force can protect its personnel against the biologic hazards of lasers.

Descriptors :   *Lasers, Laser hazards, Laser radiobiology, Laser safety, Tissues(Biology), Wounds and injuries, Air Force, Aviation medicine, Radiation hazards, Radiation protection

Subject Categories : Radiobiology
      Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE