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Optical filter for flash lamps in pulsed thermal imaging

United States Patent

May 26, 2009
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Three-Dimensional Thermal Tomography Advances Cancer Treatment (ANL-IN-07-170)
An optical filter made from a borosilicate optical material is provided for flash lamps used in pulsed thermal imaging. The filter substantially eliminates the infrared radiation from flash lamps to allow for accurate detection of surface temperature during entire pulsed thermal imaging tests.
Sun; Jiangang (Westmont, IL)
UChicago Argonne, LLC (Chicago, IL)
11/ 452,156
June 13, 2006
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-31-109-ENG-38 between the United States Government and Argonne National Laboratory.