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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1989
  • pp: 1965–1967

Photoacoustic determination of the color of inks

R. S. Ram, Om Prakash, S. P. Varma, and A. N. Pandey  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 28, Issue 11, pp. 1965-1967 (1989)

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Photoacoustic spectroscopy, using a PZT transducer, is a quick, direct, and accurate technique to measure ink colors from the absorption region and maximum absorption position.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 6, 1988
Published: June 1, 1989

R. S. Ram, Om Prakash, S. P. Varma, and A. N. Pandey, "Photoacoustic determination of the color of inks," Appl. Opt. 28, 1965-1967 (1989)

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  1. A. Rosencwaig, Photoacoustics and Photoacoustic Spectroscopy (Wiley, New York, 1980).
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