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Journal of Healthcare Engineering
Volume 1, Issue 2, Pages 185-196
Research Article

Selective Inactivation of Viruses with Femtosecond Laser Pulses and its Potential Use for in Vitro Therapy

Shaw-Wei D. Tsen,1 Yu-Shan D. Tsen,2 K. T. Tsen,3 and T. C. Wu4

1School of Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
2Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
3Department of Physics, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
4Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA

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