Evaluation and imaging of materials using picosecond laser-induced ultrasonics

Akira Harata, Tsuguo Sawada

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We have developed a novel microscopic method named laser-stimulated scattering microscopy for the nondestructive evaluation of surface modification of materials. It is a kind of laser microscope based upon space-and time-resolved transient reflecting gratings.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2188-2191
Number of pages4
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics
Issue number5S
Publication statusPublished - May 1993
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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


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