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ruby laser

n.
A laser that uses a ruby crystal to produce an intense narrow beam of coherent red light, used in light-transmission communication and for localized heating.
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QUALITY-SWITCHED (QS) LASER THERAPY with a ruby laser and topical triple-combination therapy (TCT) were similarly effective in lightening solar lentigines, based on data from a prospective, open-label study of 15 adults.
1961 Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital uses a ruby laser on a person for the first time, destroying a retinal tumor.
The Agfa and Ilford holographic emulsions were a result of important input by Nick, in particular to be suitable for pulsed hologram recording with a ruby laser.