M. Shane Hutson

Mid-IR Lasers for Surgical Applications


Most Relevant Publications

  1. M.A. Mackanos, D.M. Simanovskii, K.E. Schriver, M.S. Hutson, C.H. Contag, J.A. Kozub, E.D. Jansen (2012) “Pulse Duration Dependent Mid-Infrared Laser Ablation for Biological Applications” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics in press (published ahead of print, 20 Feb 2012) pdf.
  2. J. Kozub, B. Ivanov, A. Jayasinghe, R. Prasad, J. Shen, M. Klosner, D. Heller, M. Mendenhall, D.W. Piston, K. Joos, M.S. Hutson (2011) “Raman-shifted alexandrite laser for soft tissue ablation in the 6- to 7-μm wavelength range” Biomedical Optics Express 2(5): 1275-1281. pdf
  3. M.S. Hutson, B. Ivanov, A. Jayasinghe, G. Adunas, Y. Xiao, M. Guo, J. Kozub (2009) “Interplay of wavelength, fluence and spot-size in free-electron laser ablation of cornea” Optics Express 17: 9840-9850.  pdf
  4. Y. Xiao, M. Guo, P. Zhang, G. Shanmugam, P. L. Polavarapu and M. S. Hutson (2008) “Wavelength-Dependent Conformational Changes in Collagen after Mid-Infrared Laser Ablation of Cornea” Biophysical Journal 94(4): 1359-1366. pdf
  5. G.S. Edwards, R.D. Pearlstein, M.L. Copeland, M.S. Hutson, K. Latone, A. Spiro and G. Pasmanik (2007) “6450 nm wavelength tissue ablation using a nanosecond laser based on difference frequency mixing and stimulated Raman scattering” Optics Letters 32(11): 1426-1428. pdf
  6. Y. Xiao, M. Guo, K. Parker and M.S. Hutson (2006) “Wavelength-Dependent Collagen Fragmentation during Mid-IR Laser Ablation”, Biophysical Journal 91: 1424-1432. pdf
  7. M.S. Hutson and G.S. Edwards (2004) “Advances in the Physical Understanding of Laser Surgery at 6.45 Microns”, Proceedings of the 26th International Free Electron Laser Conference and 11th FEL Users Workshop: FRAIS01. Published in JACoW (6pp). pdf
  8. G.S. Edwards and M.S. Hutson (2003) “Advantage of the Mark-III FEL for biophysical research and biomedical applications” Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 10: 354-357. pdf
  9. G.S. Edwards, R.H. Austin, F.E. Carroll, M.L. Copeland, M.E. Couprie, W.E. Gabella, R.F. Haglund, B.A. Hooper, M.S. Hutson, E.D. Jansen, K.M. Joos, D.P. Kiehart, I. Lindau, J. Miao, H.S. Pratisto, J.H. Shen, Y. Tokutake, A.F.G. van der Meer, A. Xie (2003) “Free-electron-laser-based biophysical and biomedical instrumentation”, Review of Scientific Instruments 74: 3207-3245. pdf
  10. M.S. Hutson, S.A. Hauger and G. Edwards (2002) “Thermal diffusion and chemical kinetics in laminar biomaterial due to heating by a free-electron laser” Physical Review E 65: 061906 (6pp). pdf