Optical observation of finite amplitude ultrasonic waveform

Yukihiro Nishida, Ichiro Asada, Masato Nakajima, Shinichi Yuta

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An optical method to reconstruct finite amplitude ultrasonic waveforms from light diffraction spectra has been investigated. Distorted waveforms due.to nonlinear propagation of the finite amplitude ultrasound are determined by measuring the asymmetry of the diffraction spectrum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73-75
Number of pages3
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes


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  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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