excimer laser
noun Etymology: excited + dimer Date: 1973 a laser that uses a noble-gas halide to generate radiation usually in the ultraviolet region of the spectrum

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  • excimer laser — [ek′sə mər] n. a type of gas laser that emits powerful pulses of ultraviolet radiation used in weapons, industrial, or medical research: this radiation is emitted as the short lived excimers, dimeric molecules that can only exist when a component …   Universalium

  • excimer laser — [ek′sə mər] n. a type of gas laser that emits powerful pulses of ultraviolet radiation used in weapons, industrial, or medical research: this radiation is emitted as the short lived excimers, dimeric molecules that can only exist when a component …   English World dictionary

  • Excimer laser — An excimer laser (sometimes, and more correctly, called an exciplex laser) is a form of ultraviolet laser which is commonly used in eye surgery and semiconductor manufacturing. The term excimer is short for excited dimer , while exciplex is short …   Wikipedia

  • Excimer laser — A laser that emits very concentrated light in the ultraviolet (UV) region of the spectrum. Excimer lasers are used in medicine. For examples, In ophthalmology to vaporize part of the surface layer of the cornea and thus reshape the cornea to… …   Medical dictionary

  • Excimer-Laser — Excimerlaser erzeugen elektromagnetische Strahlung im ultravioletten Wellenlängenbereich. Anwendungsbeispiele sind z. B. die operative Korrektur der Kurzsichtigkeit und die Fotolithografie (Mikrolithographie), zur Herstellung hochintegrierter… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • excimer laser — eksimerinis lazeris statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. excimer laser vok. Excimer Laser, m rus. эксимерный лазер, m pranc. laser à excimères, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • excimer laser — a laser that can remove very thin sheets of tissue from the surface of the cornea of the eye. This can be done to alter the curvature of the corneal surface, for example to treat long or short sightedness (see LASEK, LASIK), or to remove diseased …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • excimer laser — noun : a laser that uses a noble gas halide to generate radiation usually in the ultraviolet region of the spectrum …   Useful english dictionary

  • excimer laser etching — ėsdinimas eksimeriniu lazeriu statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. excimer laser etching vok. Excimer Laserätzen, n rus. травление с эксимерным лазером, n pranc. décapage à laser à excimères, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

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