19E064PLM - Laser Application in Medicine

Course specification
Course title Laser Application in Medicine
Acronym 19E064PLM
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Physical Electronics - Biomedical and Environmental Engineering
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB 6.0 Status elective
    Condition none
    The goal Introduces students to the basic physical laws of quantum generators and laser systems. Introduction to modeling of laser interaction (surgery, biostimulation, treatments, etc.), the fundamentals of measurement techniques in laser medicine and diagnosis, dosimetry and protection. Design and optimization of medical lasers.
    The outcome Students are capable to calculate laser parameters for the specific applications. Familiarity with measurement techniques, present and future lasers applications. Insight into biological tissue complexity. Self-consciousness on laser hazard and importance of radiation protection.
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    Contents of lectures Introduction to laser physics and interaction of laser radiation with organic material. Construction of medical lasers. Applications of lasers for the purpose of surgical interventions, biostimulation, diagnostics, and therapy. Selected topics from laser dosimetry. The trend of further applications.
    Contents of exercises Photometry. Polarization. Modulation. Interaction with biological tissue. The principles of implementation (construction of practical systems). Calculation of output power and selection of operating modes of laser.
    1. M. Sreckovic, P. Osmokrovic, Lj, Konstantinovic, V. Arsoski, "Selected Laser Applications in Medicine and Laser Interaction with Biomaterials", Zavod za fiziku tehnickih fakulteta, Belgrade, 2010.
    2. M. Sreckovic, S. Ostojic, S. Ristic, J. Ilic, V. Arsoski, "Problems in Quantum Electronics, Laser Technique and Related Fields and Applications", Faculty of Technical Sciences Cacak, Cacak, 2007.
    3. M. Sreckovic, "Solved Problems in Laser Technique and Applications", Naucna knjiga, Beograd, 1987.
    4. K. Nouri Ed., "Lasers in Dermatology and Medicine", Springer International Publishing, 2018. (Original title)
    5. R. W. Waynant Ed., "Lasers in Medicine", CRC Press, 2001. (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
    3 2
    Methods of teaching 45 hours of lectures and 30 hours of auditory exercises
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
    Activites during lectures 10 Test paper 0
    Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 30
    Projects 0
    Colloquia 30
    Seminars 30