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Plasma emission spectroscopy method of tumor therapy

United States Patent

*** EXPIRED ***
5,608,520
March 4, 1997
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Disclosed are a method and apparatus for performing photon diagnostics using a portable and durable apparatus which incorporates the use of a remote sensing probe in fiberoptic communication with an interferometer or spectrometer. Also disclosed are applications for the apparatus including optically measuring high velocities and analyzing plasma/emission spectral characteristics.
Fleming; Kevin J. (Albuquerque, NM)
The United States of America as represented by he Department of Energy (Washington, DC)
08/ 455,269
May 31, 1995
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS The U.S. Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC04-76DP00789 between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and AT&T Technologies Inc.