Medical Applications of Space Light-Emitting Diode Technology--Space Station and Beyond

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Space light-emitting diode (LED) technology has provided medicine with a new tool capable of delivering light deep into tissues of the body, at wavelengths which are biologically optimal for cancer treatment and wound healing. This LED technology has already flown on Space Shuttle missions, and shows promise for wound healing applications of benefit to Space Station astronauts.

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Whelan, H.T.; Houle, J.M.; Donohoe, D.L.; Bajic, D.M.; Schmidt, M.H.; Reichert, K.W. et al. June 1, 1999.

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Space light-emitting diode (LED) technology has provided medicine with a new tool capable of delivering light deep into tissues of the body, at wavelengths which are biologically optimal for cancer treatment and wound healing. This LED technology has already flown on Space Shuttle missions, and shows promise for wound healing applications of benefit to Space Station astronauts.

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  • Report No.: ORNL99-0567
  • Grant Number: DE-AC05-00OR22725
  • DOI: 10.2172/940404 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 940404
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc895711

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Whelan, H.T.; Houle, J.M.; Donohoe, D.L.; Bajic, D.M.; Schmidt, M.H.; Reichert, K.W. et al. Medical Applications of Space Light-Emitting Diode Technology--Space Station and Beyond, report, June 1, 1999; Oak Ridge, Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc895711/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.