Laser picosecond acoustics in isotropic and anisotropic materials

Hurley, D. H. and Wright, O. B. and Matsuda, O. and Gusev, V. E. and Kolosov, Oleg (2000) Laser picosecond acoustics in isotropic and anisotropic materials. Ultrasonics, 38 (1-8). pp. 470-474. ISSN 0041-624X

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We present experimental results concerning the laser generation of picosecond acoustic pulses and their propagation in isotropic and anisotropic materials. We make use of a conventional reflectance detection technique as well as interferometric detection to probe the real and imaginary changes in reflectance. We also demonstrate the detection of transverse acoustic waves by mode conversion at an interface between an isotropic polycrystalline film and an anisotropic substrate.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Ultrasonics
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/qc
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 57439
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 09 Oct 2012 08:58
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2020 07:32

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