Table 2 List of in-flight dosing experimental conditions and resulting LD90 fluence values for A. stephensi subjects.

From: Optical tracking and laser-induced mortality of insects during flight

Wavelength of laser (nm) Varied parameter Set parameters LD90 fluence (J/cm2) Pseudo R2 of logistic fit
532 Power Pulse duration = 25 ms
Beam diameter = 2.5 mm
1.6 0.99
532 Pulse duration Power = 8.5 W
Beam diameter = 2.5 mm
2.1 0.97
532 Power Pulse duration = 25 ms
Beam diameter = 6.0 mm
Could not be determined N/A
532 Power Pulse duration = 25 ms
Beam diameter = 4.0 mm
1.9 0.94
532 Pulse duration / power
(to keep pulse energy constant)
Beam diameter = 2.5 or 4 mm
Pulse energy = LD75 from above
N/A N/A
445 Power Pulse duration = 25 ms
Beam diameter = 2.5 mm
1.6 0.92
445 Power Pulse duration = 25 ms
Beam diameter = 1.4 mm
3.2 0.93
1,064 Power Pulse duration = 25 ms
Beam diameter = 2.5 mm
12.9 0.95
1,064 Power Pulse duration = 25 ms
Beam diameter = 1.5 mm
7.3 0.88
1,064 Power Pulse duration = 25 ms
Beam diameter = 4.0 mm
22.5 0.93
1,064 Pulse duration / power
(to keep pulse energy constant)
Beam diameter = 2.5 mm;
Pulse energy = LD75 from above
N/A N/A
1,570 Pulse duration Power = 11 W
Beam diameter = 2.5 mm
11.7 0.98
  1. Unless otherwise noted, the varied parameter also had the effect of varying pulse energy, and therefore fluence as the independent variable. Pseudo R2 values assess the quality of the logistic regression fit used to determine the LD90 fluence values.